Advanced Body Mechanics (3 CE hours)


Course Description
This course will enable you to identify improper body mechanics, which can lead to a work-related injury, a major reason why massage therapists cease to practice. Knowing how to employ good body mechanics and self-care techniques can help practitioners avoid occupational injury, stress, and burnout.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • List the correct stances and postures that should be used in massage practice.
  • Describe the possible injuries that can occur if improper body mechanic is used.

This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.

This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.