This introductory course provides you with the fundamentals necessary to safely massage geriatric clients. Age-related health problems are discussed as well as adapting your techniques for geriatric clients. Contraindications are included and explained.
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:
- List age-related health problems to be expected with a geriatric massage.
- Identify common contraindications for geriatric massage.
- Accurately describe the scientific theories of aging presented in this course.
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.