Chronic Pain and Massage Therapy

Chronic Pain and Massage Therapy

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Live Virtual 1CE Course for AMTA Michigan Members only. Presented by Ruth Werner

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Chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and others can be challenging to treat, and even more challenging to live with, especially when they involve central sensitization. Understanding the mechanisms behind the pain experience can help massage therapists find a way to improve the quality of life for clients who struggle with these challenging, and often invisible conditions.

Join Ruth Werner, author of A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology, for a lively discussion of the issue of chronic pain, and the massage therapist’s role in turning down the volume.

This course meets the Michigan LMT CE requirement of 1 CE in Pain and Symptom Management

Please register using your name as it appears on your Michigan Massage License. We will contact you to confirm and to obtain your Massage License Number for recordkeeping (if we do not already have it on file).

If you do not receive a confirmation within 24 hours after registering, check your spam file. If it’s not there, contact us immediately so we can check the roster.

You will receive an email from us using our special Event account: with the link to the GoToMeeting class.

Please use this to sign in and not any other links you may find.

You will also receive reminders and the handout prior to class.

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While AMTA makes every attempt to present information that is beneficial to you and your massage therapy practice, the programs provided by AMTA are for educational purposes only and are not intended to cover every situation that you may encounter. Information presented here does not replace your independent judgment and that of your company and/or employer. AMTA does not endorse or approve, and AMTA assumes no responsibility for, the content, suitability, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. You are responsible for ensuring that any new practices, modalities, techniques, or products you use comply with your state's defined scope of practice for massage therapy. (See Successful completion of an AMTA course does not assume proficiency in a modality or business practice.

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