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    Nazareth College Catalogs
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 523 - Soft Tissue Techniques


This course provides students with a basic foundation for hands-on soft tissue assessment and intervention. The student will gain an understanding of the muscular and myofascial system and how soft tissue interventions can improve a person’s function and well being. The course is grounded in the fundamentals of Western massage techniques. Other soft tissue and myofascial theories and techniques will be explored. Students discuss current evidence on the different theories and techniques. Palpation of soft tissue and bony landmarks of various regions of the body is included. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR*523L.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR*523L. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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