MAS-2253 Assessment for Massage Therapists I - 3.00 credits

A skills-based approach helping train students to effectively interview a client and perform a basic physical assessment. Students will learn gait, palpation, joint, nerve and muscle testing assessment techniques. Pathologies and conditions will be assessed, contraindications addressed, as well as special tests for each part of the body. This course deals with the lower extremities of the body. Interpretation of the information, development of a care/treatment plan and documentation for communication with other health care professionals will be addressed. Instruction (1.5), Lab (1.5). Equivalent to: MAS-253, MAS-126. Requisite Courses: Take MAS-1140 (Required, Previous), Take MAS-2253L (Required, Concurrent).