Pathology


This class is taught by:

Nicky Barker DC

Nicky Barker DC is an avid teacher with extensive experience in teaching science for bodyworkers.  She has worked in chiropractic and rehabilitation clinics implementing adjustments, ultrasonography, traction, PT exercises, neuromuscular therapies and patient education.  Nicky has a passion for Anatomy and Physiology and creating a compelling learning environment for her students.

This course works with the understanding of and indications for massage and bodywork methods. Students will learn to identify and understand contraindications for massage and bodywork methods. This course includes taking a basic health history. Course includes documenting client records appropriately and accurately and understanding general pathological processes and causes. Students also learn when and to whom to refer clients with pathology, how to adjust their massage or bodywork methods according to pathology and finally how to work with medical and other healthcare professionals.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 40 hours (clock hours)


Upcoming classes:

  • Wed May 15 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm with Nicky Barker DC