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Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release Print CE Course-2nd Edition

Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release Print CE Course-2nd Edition

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    Print Course

    The package components are as follows:
    • Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release, Second Edition, text
    • Video (approximately 50 minutes)
    • Continuing education exam
    In Soft Tissue Release CE Course, Jane Johnson, a chartered physiotherapist and sport massage therapist specializing in musculoskeletal occupational health, shows you proper techniques for the three types of soft tissue release (STR): passive (clients do not help), active-assisted (clients and therapists work together), and active (clients do it on their own). The book and video provide step-by-step guidance on performing each type, along with the key holds, moves, and stances for various muscles, helping you incorporate the proper techniques into a treatment program for your clients.

    The video (approximately 50 minutes) is followed by an exam that contains 75 questions. Upon passing the exam, you may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading the text, viewing the online video, and successfully completing the 75-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain how soft tissue release works.
    • Explain the difference between passive STR, active-assisted STR, and active STR.
    • Describe how soft tissue release is applied to muscles of the lower limbs: hamstrings, calf, and gluteals.
    • Describe how soft tissue release is applied to muscles of the upper limbs: biceps brachii, wrist flexors, and wrist extensors.
    • Describe how soft tissue release is applied to muscles of the trunk and spine: pectorals, trapezius, and levator scapulae.
    • Give examples of muscles to which STR could be applied in the prone, supine, and side-lying positions.
    • Provide examples of contraindications to soft tissue release.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for massage therapists, physical therapists, physiotherapists, and athletic trainers.

    Table of Contents

    Soft Tissue Release Video
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Exam
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

     

    About the Author

    Jane Johnson, MSc, is a chartered physiotherapist and sport massage therapist specializing in musculoskeletal occupational health. She has been using and teaching soft tissue release (STR) for many years and has a thorough grounding in anatomy, which she uses to explain STR in straightforward terms. She has worked with numerous client groups, including athletes, recreational exercisers, office workers, and older adults; this experience has enabled her to adapt STR for various types of clients and provide practical tips for readers.

    Johnson has taught continuing professional development workshops for many organizations in the United Kingdom and in other countries. This experience has brought her into contact with thousands of therapists of all disciplines and informed her own practice. She is passionate about supporting and inspiring newly qualified or less confident therapists so they feel more self-assured in their work. She frequently presents STR at conferences and exhibitions for therapists.

    Johnson is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. A member of the Medico Legal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, she provides expert witness reports on cases involving soft tissue therapies.