Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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MT 118 - Deep Tissue Massage

1 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): MT 108 MT 108L  and BI 121 BI 121L  or BI 231 , BI 231L  

Corequisite(s): MT 118L  

Course Description: Provides knowledge and hands-on instruction in the theory of deep tissue massage, reviews anatomy of muscles and relevant structures, and treatment plans for pain symptoms throughout the body. Deep tissue massage can provide instant results for patients suffering with pain due to musculoskeletal dysfunction. Hands on practice will be included.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Discuss major components of muscles. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Identify pain symptoms and why they occur.
  • CLO#3: Discuss Deep Tissues relevancy in today’s society and why it has become an important clinical modality.

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