Advanced Modalities and Therapeutic Exercise

Course Code: MSTH 315

Academic Year: 2020-2021

In this course, students learn the appropriate use of ultrasound, hydrotherapy, electrical modalities, acupuncture, laser and other advanced modalities within the scope of practice of massage therapists. They discover which therapies and modalities might be appropriate for use within a treatment plan. Advanced topics in therapeutic exercise are also discussed such as aerobic, anaerobic, balance, and functional skills exercises. Clinical cases are used to guide the students as they demonstrate their therapeutic decision making skills, integrating these advanced modalities and therapeutic exercises.