Upper Extremity Massage Course in Georgia
The shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand can all become sore through repetitive motions. That means, as a massage therapist, it is crucial to understand the structure, function, palpation, assessment, and treatment of the soft tissues associated with this region of the body. Georgia Massage School’s upper extremity massage course helps you learn just that.
During this course, students are introduced to a wide variety of advanced massage applications, including an introduction to lymphatic massage, aromatherapy, spa treatments, and sports massage. Through hands-on training, students learn how to adapt their skills to meet the specific requirements of each discipline. Topics covered during this course include:
Learn how to remove waste from the tissue and enhance the function of the lymphatic system.
Learn how to work in pre- and post-event settings and how to modify techniques to fit the bodies of athletes.
Learn how to perform the seated massage popular at events, corporate settings, malls, and airports.
Learn about the nature and cause of disease and the implications for a massage session.
Learn the different treatment applications commonly used in the spa industry.
Learn how to incorporate the use of essential oils into treatments.
Anatomy & Physiology
Learn about the respiratory, digestive, excretory, endocrine, and reproductive systems and what massage therapy modifications are needed to help alleviate stress from within these systems.