Understanding Autoimmunity For Massage Therapists 4 CE hr NCBTMB Approved


Arkansas (#2017-082) 4 CE Hours & NCBTMB Approved 4 hour CE for Massage Therapists

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This online course offers the massage therapist a closer look into the most prevalent autoimmune diseases and the underlying immune system errors that cause them. Massage therapists can play an integral role in the autoimmune client’s wellness team. Techniques that should be avoided or used are listed for each condition.

New methods in healthcare are beginning to center around individualized approaches to treatment. Tiffany’s experience in alternative holistic therapies of bodywork and the understanding of pathology triggers in relation to a person’s overall health are a key component in her perspective for total wellness. Tiffany is dually licensed in massage therapy and nursing and currently attending graduate school at UAMS.

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Course Outline

Unit One: Understanding Autoimmunity

  • Define autoimmunity and identify recognized causes and triggers.
  • Explain the hypersensitive reactions involved in an autoimmune response.
  • Define leaky gut syndrome, gut microbiota, and their link to autoimmunity.
  • Establish that the massage therapist plays an important role as a member of the client’s healthcare team.
  • Describe the autoimmune treatment protocols used in conjunction with massage therapy.

Unit Two: Common Autoimmune Diseases

  • Define the type of hypersensitive reaction involved with each disease. Describe the common symptoms of the following autoimmune disorders, as well as massage techniques that should be avoided or utilized to provide the client with symptom relief.
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Addison’s Disease
  • Grave’s Disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Scleroderma


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