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Orthopedic Care

Program Description
Location On campus


2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Dates May 7 - Aug. 6, 2018
CE Hours




Instructor Veronica Stern, MS, BCTMB, CSCS

Call 952-885-5446

This course serves as an overview of the skills and knowledge required for a massage therapist to be successful in an orthopedic and/or medical work environment.

Students will learn about common musculoskeletal injuries, massage modalities that are useful in a clinical environment, and the basics of working alongside other healthcare practitioners.

In addition, this course will provide students with an understanding of the differences among various populations, and how these differences may appear in an orthopedic or medical environment.

Required Texts and Materials

Starky, C. & Brown, S.D. (2015). Examination of orthopedic & athletic injuries, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company

Recommended Texts and Materials

Tortora, G. and Derrickson, B. Introduction to the Human Body, 8th or 9th ed. OR Tortora, G.

Derrickson, B., Priniciples of Anatomy and Physiology, 11th or 12th ed.

Trail Guide to the Body (Biel, Books of Discovery)



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