Courses apply to the Academy’s online certificate programs.
Get empowered with the therapeutic techniques and skills needed for successful, advanced treatment. Today’s clients seek massage treatment for all sorts of complaints, including those from sports, hobbies, daily living, and work related activities. Face these challenges with ease and savvy with this innovative, yet convenient and affordable training. Benefit from the educational value for your money with this program, and learn skills that will truly lead to increased success in your practice.
Enjoy massage continuing education that is convenient and affordable, but also gives you lifelong skills immediately valuable to your clients.
Requires: Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy text, see registration letter after purchase for order information and discounts.
Orthopedic Massage - Lumbar & Thoracic Course
Why Clinical & Orthopedic Massage? — Massage is increasingly being recognized as one of the most affordable and best non-invasive treatments available for common conditions. Take advantage of this ‘new era’ in massage treatment by expanding what you offer your clients! Relaxation massage will always be beneficial, and arguably therapeutic, but expanding your options to include treatment of common conditions and issues will take you even further.
Why Lowe’s Program? — Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage program is an innovative, comprehensive massage continuing education program. It is taught by Whitney Lowe, and offers advanced, science-based clinical and orthopedic massage. The program provides you with the credentials your clients, employer, and insurance companies appreciate, while giving you the training you need for treating conditions clients are seeking effective solutions for today.
- Gain insight into musculoskeletal conditions, from acute to chronic
- Explore why and how treatments function to heal pain and injuries
- Learn to match the physiology of the tissue with the physiological effects of the treatment
- Learn injury specific & generalized treatment solutions for a wide diversity of conditions
- Learn orthopedic assessment and problem-solving strategies so your treatments are more effective and targeted
- Review anatomy & kinesiology principles so your treatments and assessments are based on sound science
- Develop the clinical reasoning skills that are necessary and at the core of advanced therapy
- Content is focused on the cognitive, knowledge-based, and in-depth study that Lowe believes is the foundation for high-quality, advanced massage treatment of complex conditions.
- Goal: Become a more effective clinician, have a more satisfying and successful practice, and gain loyalty from your clients
What Content is Taught? — Expand your core skills and knowledge about advanced pain and injury treatment! Core content includes a diversity of highly effective treatment techniques and all of the knowledge you will need to use them most appropriately and effectively. Founding all treatment choices should be a solid understanding of what is happening for your client – this is assessment and Lowe is renowned for his ability to simplify it and make it accessible. Plus, you get anatomy and kinesiology reviews, biomechanics lessons, and treatment planning strategies. In addition, there are videos of treatment and assessment videos which you can access anytime with no expiration date.
Conditions & Treatment in Lumbar & Thoracic Region Course
This course covers key anatomical and biomechanical considerations for this region:
- spinal mechanics
- neural tension and compression
- facet joint mechanics
- lumbar spine stability
- postural vs. power muscles
Expert clinical decision-making is based on sound clinical reasoning in assessment and treatment. In this course we explore key assessment and treatment strategies for a wide number of conditions, such as:
- disc pathology
- trigger point pain
- facet joint syndrome
- strains and sprains
Lowe’s skilled, but accessible, teaching and advanced educational methods, along with his extensive expertise and history in treating pain and injuries with soft-tissue and massage techniques, are all brought together in this unique educational opportunity.
Course Features: progressive, quality, yet simple, instructional design and technology that will significantly improve your learning outcomes. Robust course platform allows Lowe to employ educational methods and activities that ensure you fully integrate the education. Courses are online, applied learning designs that are easy to navigate, efficient, and an effective way for you to absorb and retain your learning.
What is Unique about Lowe’s Online Courses? — These are not your ordinary massage online courses. These dynamic and interactive courses feature applied learning activities and exercises, giving you a deeper understanding, more thorough knowledge, and allowing you to retain far more content over time. No other online course offers the depth and breadth of these courses. Yet, they are amazingly accessible and easy to follow.
- One of Lowe’s Clinical & Orthopedic Massage Online courses (18 CEs each)
- Supplemental course content (online and downloaded)
- Extensive video library
- Interactive course activities, including assignments
- Instructor guidance & communication
- Ongoing access video & course content after completion
- Free copy of Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy text, plus free shipping (one free copy only). Please email us for your free book. Free shipping only applies to contiguous United States.
- Please email us your selection of courses after you have purchased the Bundle (email in registration letter)
- Courses apply toward the Clinical Rehabilitative Massage Specialty Certificate and Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Certificate!
CEs & Certificates
- Verification of continuing education units is available for download at the end of each course. 18 CEs per course.
- Certificate in Orthopedic Massage – awarded upon completion of all 7 (seven) online courses.
- Any and all courses may be applied toward the NCBTMB Clinical Rehabilitative Massage Specialty Certificate.
When: online, self-paced, access anytime
Recommended text: Lowe’s Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy text, see registration letter after purchase for order information and discounts (2 and 3 Course Bundles, and the Professional include this text and shipping free of charge).
Tech Specs: high speed internet; downloads & document creation required
CEs: Each online course is 18 CEs; 130 CEs for all 7 courses and the intro module
Deadlines: No timelines or deadlines
CE Provider Approvals: NCBTMB, AMTA, All states
Instructor: Whitney Lowe
Full refunds may be provided if course(s) have not been accessed; cancellations must be made within 2 years of course, bundle, or program purchase. In cases in which course interaction is minimal, course cost may be applied to another product or workshop. Please email the Academy office for options. Engagement in the course that indicates use will result in no refund.
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