Trigger Point
12 hr CEU
 Course Description

Trigger Point Therapy is the art and science of treating the myofascial dysfunction in muscles, fascia, ligaments, and tendons due to the presence of Trigger Points. Trigger point work is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.

Prerequisites: None

  • Student will be able to define what a trigger point is and how they affect the human body.
  • Student will be able to list the benefit of trigger point therapy.
  • Student will be able to list potential causes of trigger points.
  • Student will be able to list six major areas that helps the muscles system to balance.
  • Student will be able to list differential analysis, activation and corrective action for different muscles groups with trigger points.

Objective Outcome
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in Trigger Point Therapy.


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Continued Education 

Class Schedule

Classes marked with (SP) are conducted in Spanish
Las clases marcadas con (SP) se realizan en español 

Our Primarily focused

EMMT is primarily focused in the training of the MT who is looking to invest in their education to improve their private practice. We also cater to the MTs who are required to take certain amount of CEU courses. 

 EMMT Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are NCBTMB certified. Our CEUs vary from a 6hr to 24hr class. We starve to have quality of material and effective therapy techniques. Classes are also provided in Spanish (SP).