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TH2081 - Special Population Massage Techniques with Lab - 3 Credits

The course will examine pre/post natal massage, infant massage, geriatric massage, chronic/terminal illness, hospice, cancer, and pain management. Students will learn the theories of these advanced techniques to gain knowledge on how to effectively incorporate them into massage and bodywork sessions. Students will also learn to modify the existing methods of the massage routine to fit the needs of the special population with whom they are working. (1.5 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week.)

Prerequisite: (SC1221 or SC1222D) and TH1041

Delivery: on campus