Massage Therapy - INT

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Massage therapists are classified under NOC 3236. Massage Therapists assess and treat physical dysfunction and pain in the soft tissue and joints mostly by hands-on manipulation. Assessment and treatment include orthopedic and neurological testing, soft tissue manipulation, hydrotherapy, remedial exercise, and client education programs. Length: 104 Weeks Credential: Diploma Program Delivery: Blended Median...

Alberta Business & Health Institute

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Massage therapists are classified under NOC 3236. Massage Therapists assess and treat physical dysfunction and pain in the soft tissue and joints mostly by hands-on manipulation. Assessment and treatment include orthopedic and neurological testing, soft tissue manipulation, hydrotherapy, remedial exercise, and client education programs.
Length: 104 Weeks
Credential: Diploma
Program Delivery: Blended
Median Starting Salary: $41,702.40 - $46,971.00
 

Program Overview

Massage therapists are classified under NOC 3236. Massage Therapists assess and treat physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints mostly by hands-on manipulation. Assessment and treatment include orthopedic and neurological testing, soft tissue manipulation, hydrotherapy, remedial exercise, and client education programs.

Course Outline

YEAR 1 (52 Weeks)

  • Introduction to Massage Therapy
  • Massage Therapy and Techniques
  • Ethics and Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy 2
  • Physiology 2
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Remedial Exercise and Kinesiology
  • Regional Anatomy and Palpation
  • Student Clinic

YEAR 2 (52 Weeks)

  • Advanced Techniques
  • Neurology
  • Endocrinology
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology and Public Health
  • Nutrition
  • Pathology 2 and Pharmacology
  • Massage Treatments
  • Clinical Assessments
  • Business and Research Skills
  • Skills Consolidation and Evaluation
  • Student Clinic 2

Career Avenues

ABHI offers schedules that suit the needs of the students. Students will be given the opportunity and option to take courses full-time, part-time days evenings, or weekends. Successful graduates of this program will be qualified to work in various settings and practices which include:

  • Nursing Facilities
  • Health and Wellness Clinics
  • Rehabilitation Centres
  • Hospitals/Hospices
  • Health and Fitness Clubs
  • Home-based practice
  • Multidisciplinary Clinics
  • Mobile Clinics