The value of massage therapy continuing education is often dependent on learning how to apply fundamental skill sets of manual therapy.
The line along the continuum between “regular” and deep tissue massage is not sharp and can’t be clarified by a list of techniques.
Digital COMT (DCOMT) is the “Netflix of online learning for manual and movement therapists.” This means tons of streaming video lessons!
Sound Treatment Strategy: To perform effective manual therapy, frequency of care should be structured as in every other world of rehab: 2-3 x per week.
There are two major reasons why a massage therapist should consider working toward and earning a Continuing Education Certificate in Manual Therapy.
What is most important in any Manual Therapy Certification program is marrying together the underlying science with the hands-on manual therapy skills.
Pilates is kinesthetic. Verbal talking to direct your client is not. Hands-on Manual direction is. Plain and simple, Pilates is a kinesthetic endeavor.
The following techniques are considered to be Manual Therapy techniques: Massage (Soft Tissue Manipulation), Stretching, Joint Mobilization, Hydrotherapy.