MST 2000

Massage Therapy and Special Populations

4 Credits

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in all previously required courses in the MST Program sequence or consent of program coordinator.

This course will focus on the diversity of clientele the student may encounter in practice as a massage therapist. Discussion and demonstration will cover massage therapy applications related to the elderly, infants and children, pregnancy, athletes and sports massage, psychological disorders, corporate massage, those with chronic physical disorders, and the terminally ill. Special techniques will be addressed for all subjects. Laboratory sessions will provide the students with hands-on experience for each application. Course/lab fees.