Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Lower leg muscles
Students will list movements of the lower leg
Students will identify the origins, insertions, and actions of the lower leg muscles
Students will lead partner through lower leg muscle movements
Students will identify dysfunction and abnormalities in movement and palpation of the lower leg muscles
Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Lower leg muscles 3 CEs
By the end of class, students will demonstrate knowledge of the kinesiology of the area of the body (hip, lower leg, arm, trunk, neck, head, and face, and shoulder) that is the focus of that class. They will lead the partner/client through muscle movements to assess variations in the subject’s movement and palpate the muscles of the area of the body discussed. The class will discuss modifications of treatment plans resultant from findings during palpation and kinesiology assessment.
Mask must be worn in class. Students should bring linens.
About the Instructor: Marty started his path in massage getting his training in Pensacola, Florida. After obtaining his license in 2004, he started working as a medical massage therapist in an office with both a chiropractor and a doctor of osteopathy. Due to weather concerns, he relocated back to his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama where he worked with many different styles of clients in both medical and spa settings. Marty specializes in neuromuscular therapies, reflexology, and assorted alternative healing techniques.
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