Seeking Enthusiastic Trigger Point Instructor (Greeley, CO)
-Massage Certificate with 1440 educational hours, minimum of 1000 hour certificate
-Previous Teaching Experience
-4000 massage hours
Course Description: Trigger points are a major cause of chronic muscular pain. This course will help the student identify when a TP is responsible for the pain as well as how to successfully release TP in connective tissue. Deep release methods and supportive work are the focus of this introductory course to deep tissue massage. We will focus on a few techniques including ischemic compression, muscle stripping, Muscle Energy Technique, and positional release to aid in the permanent recovery of soft tissue trigger points.
Course Objectives: Students will learn or be able to demonstrate:
Identify and describe the physiological effects of Trigger Point (TrP) Therapy and TrPs themselves, the formation and contributing factors of a TrP, assess and collect data for the purpose of determining contraindications and formulating a treatment strategy using clinical reasoning skills, for an organized, safe, and effective initial application of the technique and for an ongoing treatment plan, advanced palpation literacy for taut bands and TrPs, TrP release techniques, identify and apply principles and protocols for TrP Therapy applications, modify and vary the choice and application of TrP techniques as appropriate to the client's needs, including those of special populations.
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
- do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers