Muscular Therapy For Trainers



Trigger points are hyper-irritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. Doctors who specialize in pain treatment suggest that these are the cause of about seventy-five percent of chronic pain cases. This self-care course will teach you techniques to manage your trigger point muscular pain.

10.0 CECs / Provider GMP Fitness

Course Includes:

• 260-Page Book.
• CD Exercise Manual.
• Online Exam Instructions are included in the package. 

Muscular Therapy For Trainers Objectives:

• Differentiate the causes between unavoidable and avoidable trigger points.
• Learn about trigger point persistence and how to successfully deactivate trigger points.
• Understand how to locate trigger points.
• Determine the difference between trigger point pain and fibromyalgia pain.
• Identify some of the simple and handy massage tools to relieve pain.
• Broaden understanding of trigger points and how they refer pain to other areas.
• Discover easy and effective self-healing techniques.
• Learn appropriate stretches to aide in successful deactivation of trigger points. 

Level and Hours:

Intermediate/Advanced and 10 Hours to complete


Muscular Therapy For Trainers Reviews:

"Great course. I would highly recommend. This course presents the material in an easy manner for self-care treatment for pain relief. - Cassandra Henkiel  "A lot of good information. A thorough job explaining what the muscles do and how they respond to pain and how to alleviate. Well designed.” - Cindy Fagiano


Qualifications to take the CE Course & Online Exam Details:

You must be at least 18 years of age. We also strongly recommend a personal trainer certification and a current certification in CPR.Instructions are included in the package. There are 55 questions. A passing score is 44 questions answered correctly. A PDF of your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you.


Muscular Therapy For Trainers CECs/CEUs:


American Fitness Professionals Association



The Cooper Institute



International Sports Sciences Association



National Association for Fitness Certification



National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association



National Strength Professionals Association



National Federation of Professional Trainers



Professional Fitness Instructor Training


 * Note: For NESTA credits, however a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.