INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL POPULATIONS(2018WI)
(SMT1610_2018WI)

This course identifies considerations for providing massage safely to people in a variety of ages and stages of life, as well as an understanding of some common pathological conditions seen in practice. Topics include pregnancy, geriatrics, peripheral neuropathy, post-surgery considerations, cancer, and others. Students learn when massage is appropriate, when a doctor's permission is required, and when a referral to another practitioner is needed.