Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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MT 115L - Trigger Point Therapy Lab

1 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into a Massage Therapy program, or permission of Instructor. 

Corequisite(s): MT 115  

Course Description: Provides instruction in the understanding of trigger points, the anatomical locations of the muscles that have trigger points and techniques to treat them. Hands-on application is required.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Map out trigger points using anatomical charts and learn palpation to locate and apply trigger point therapy to relevant muscles in the body to provide relief of pain. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#2: Identify common areas of pain in the body and referred pain patterns utilizing sanitation, hygiene and draping for client comfort and safety.

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