September 2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TN 265 - Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is the study of water as a therapeutic agent, used both internally and externally. Thermotherapy (heat) and cryotherapy (cold) will be incorporated into this class to include steam, sauna, whirlpool, hot packs, sinus packs, aromatherapy, body wraps, polishes, etc. This course will cover the indications and contraindications of each spa treatment. This spa treatment class is intended to extend the choice of treatment modalities available to the massage therapist besides basic full-body massage. This class will extend their scope of practice and knowledge base of the spa industry while allowing them to offer these treatments to their clients. Contact Hours: 60.00 60.00 clock hours. Prerequisites: SC 206 /SC 206L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab for Allied Health Professionals (Clock Hour Course) , TN 115 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid  (or valid CPR certification), and TN 225 Massage Theory and Practice II . Corequisite: None.