Thermal Therapy: Alternatives to the Heating Pad

  • Type:
  • Home Study
  • Time:
  • 2 hours
In this course two - out of the ordinary - applications of thermal therapy are explored in detail: Mustard Plaster and Castor Oil Pack. This course is excerpted from: Modern Hydrotherapy for the Massage Therapist. This course is designed to help the Massage Therapist or other Health Care Professional to: understand the benefits and effects of each heat application and how each application can be used to augment massage therapy treatment identify potential contraindications, indications and advantages (including those for heat applications in general, local heat applications and specific to mustard plaster and castor oil packs) understand application specific precautions and client safety considerations safely and effectively prepare, apply and clean-up each local heat application safely and effectively follow appropriate protocols for each local heat application
Rebecca Whelan
Suite 611, 136-2446 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON
K1V 1A8
  • Units:
  • 1.0
  • Approved by:
  • Ontario, BC, Alberta
  • Prerequisites:
  • Not Available
  • Category:
  • Primary
  • Course Target:
  • all
  • Course Class:
  • primary
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