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Wellness programs at Fremont College

Are you a healer with a passion for movement? Do you love to perform at the top of your game and want to help others do the same? Then the Wellness program at Fremont College is just what you need. Our Associate degree program in Sports Rehabilitation Therapy and our diploma program in Massage Therapy will provide you with the training necessary to qualify you for Massage Therapist Certification by the California Massage Therapy Council. With flexible course schedules and an accelerated program available through Fremont College, you’ll be ready to start your career in massage and therapy in no time at all.

If you are interested in helping people heal and perform at the top of their game, then learn more about the programs offered at Fremont College wellness programs. The need for experts in rehabilitation and massage therapy continues to grow and so does the number of opportunities for careers in these fields.

Our Associate degree program in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy and our diploma in Massage Therapy both provide the required training to qualify graduates for certification as a Certified Massage Therapist by the California Massage Therapy Council. With flexible course schedules and an accelerated program, graduates can be ready to start their careers quickly with the practical skills they need to be effective.  If you’re ready to learn more, click on one of the boxes below to explore a program.

Diploma
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Massage Therapy

40 Weeks
60 Quarter Units

Diploma
program

Physical Therapy Aide & Massage

30 Weeks
45 Quarter Units

Diploma
program

Sports Therapy & Massage

30 Weeks
45 Quarter Units

Associate
of
Science
degree

Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

60 Weeks
90 Quarter Units

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Associate of Science Degree in
Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

Sports rehabilitation therapy courses

Anatomy and Physiology - Systems of the Body

This course covers the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, including the levels of organization of the body. The anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous and endocrine systems will be covered. Students will learn the structure, function, and effects of massage on each of these systems. Students will also be able to name and describe pathologies of these systems. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Massage Therapy Techniques

This course covers the history, benefits, and contraindications of massage; anatomical terminology; and basic Swedish techniques such as effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. Students completing this course will have had extensive hands-on application of these techniques in classroom and lab sessions.

Swedish Massage Techniques

Development of efficient Swedish massage skills is the objective of this class. Students will learn how to perform an entire massage session using multiple massage tools and techniques. Maintaining proper body mechanics while giving massage will be stressed throughout the module. Students will learn and practice the SOAP method of charting. Pathologies and contraindications will also be covered.

Somatic Tissues and Biomechanics

This course covers the structures and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems. Students completing this course will be able identify and explain the structures, functions, and pathologies of the skeletal and muscular systems. Students will also be able to identify and explain joint structure, kinesiology, and pathologies. Students will be introduced to biomechanics as it relates to joint function and range of motion.

Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy

This course covers the theory and application of deep tissue massage techniques such as myofascial release, cross-fiber friction, and neuromuscular trigger point therapy. Students completing this course will have had extensive hands-on application of these techniques in classroom and lab sessions.

Personal Training

This course covers fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, psychology, emergency techniques, exercise leadership programs, and legal issues. Students gain the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities used to improve, maintain, and/or optimize health-related components of physical fitness and performance. The course also includes information on writing appropriate exercise recommendations, leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise, and motivating individuals.

Sports and Specialized Massage

This course covers the theory and application of sports massage and other modalities used in sports rehabilitation. Students completing this course can apply manual lymphatic drainage massage, positional release, stretching, and hydrotherapy. In addition, students will be introduced to the practice of hot stone therapy.

Eastern Theory and Practice

This course introduces students to the principles associated with Chi, meridians, yin and yang, fundamental substances, and five-element theory. Students will also learn the practical application of shiatsu and acupressure. Students will also be introduced to the theory and practice of reflexology.

Therapeutic Exercise & Procedures

This course addresses the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation process. Students will have hands-on experience in the proper application of therapeutic exercises that support the improvement and/or maintenance of specific conditions of the body. The course will discuss isometric, isotonic, concentric, and eccentric muscle actions, in addition to flexibility and stretching exercises and ways to integrate them into a rehab program. It will also provide students with knowledge and understanding of working with an athletic demographic in a rehabilitation environment.

Advanced Biomechanics and Assessment

This course discusses the comprehensive assessment process and its utilization in sports rehabilitation. Students will have a basic understanding of biomechanical dysfunctional patterns for various areas of the body and will learn how to properly assess athletes and interpret collected data for these conditions. Students will gain skills and practice in history taking, observation, palpation, special testing and SOAP charting.

Applications of Sports Therapy

This course includes an overview of various athletic medical pathologies and covers the basics of applied sports therapy. Emphasis is on etiologies and mechanisms surrounding muscular and skeletal injuries, as well as vascular, degenerative, and other soft tissue disturbances / conditions. The course focuses on the clinical reasoning process for prevention and rehabilitation of athletic  125 injuries. Students will develop and implement advanced treatment protocols for various pathologies of the body.

Business, Ethics and MBLEx Prep

This course will provide students with pertinent business knowledge related to their field. Students will learn about business and financial management, professionalism, ethics, standards of practice and goal setting. The different foundations of successful businesses will be identified, 124 as will various marketing tools, such as flyers and business cards. The rules and regulations about California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certification will also be examined. Finally, students will prepare for the MBLEx by reviewing the eight content areas, which include anatomy and physiology; kinesiology; pathology, contraindications, areas of caution, special populations; benefits and physiological effects of techniques that manipulate soft tissue; client assessment, reassessment and treatment planning; overview of massage and bodywork modalities/culture/history; ethics, boundaries, laws, regulations; and guidelines for professional practice.

Our Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy program is unique in Southern California. If your dream is to work with elite athletes by providing sports and rehabilitation therapy, then our program is perfect for you.

Through this unique program, you will learn the science and structure of the human body, techniques needed to help the body heal after an injury, and how to recognize and evaluate injuries, and make decisions and recommendations regarding a patient’s health. By the time you've finished at Fremont College, you'll have received the hands on experience needed to join our graduates in the workforce, some of whom work for world-renowned events and elite athletes.
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Careers options for graduates

As a Rehabilitation Therapist, you work with a variety of people to ease their pain and facilitate the processes of healing and recovery through massage, stretches, and exercises. Patients might be suffering from diseases such as arthritis or recovering from surgery, stroke, or paralysis. It's your job to help them recover fully.

Rehabilitation Therapy is a fast growing industry looking for people just like you to join their clinics, fitness centers, rehabilitation agencies, and private practices.

If you have a passion for sports and athletes, this is the path for you. As a Sports Massage Therapist, you work closely with sports teams, doctors, and other physical therapists to help athletes prevent or recover from injuries through physical therapy and massage. After completing your training with Fremont College, you'll be ready to join our graduates working for professional and amateur sports teams, in sports injury clinics, or even starting your own business.

As a Therapeutic Massage Therapist, you learn how to take away people’s pain through massage. It may sound like magic, but really it’s enabled through a scientific understanding of the body and touch. Based on the patient’s pain or other symptoms, you identify the best massage technique to target and eliminate the pain, discomfort, or other symptom. You might work in a massage parlor or with doctors in a clinic.

As a medical massage therapist, you work in a hospital or clinic with doctors and chiropractors to develop massage therapy plans for injured patients. The most common duties include providing therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints as well as assessing range of motion and muscle strength. The Medical Massage Therapy field is fast growing and looking for people like you!

As a Certified Massage Therapist you have received the seal of approval to practice massage from the California Massage Therapy Council, which is the massage authority in California. This gives your clients the assurances that you have the skills and experience to meet their massage needs. You might find work in a clinic, a private practice, a massage parlor, or you could even start your own massage business.

Diploma Program in
Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy courses

Massage Therapy Techniques

This course covers the history, benefits, and contraindications of massage; anatomical terminology; and basic Swedish techniques such as effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. Students completing this course will have had extensive hands-on application of these techniques in classroom and lab sessions.

Anatomy and Physiology - Systems of the Body

This course covers the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, including the levels of
organization of the body. The anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory,
digestive, nervous and endocrine systems will be covered. Students will learn the structure, function, and effects of massage on each of these systems. Students will also be able to name and describe pathologies of these systems. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Swedish Massage Techniques

Development of efficient Swedish massage skills is the objective of this class. Students will learn
how to perform an entire massage session using multiple massage tools and techniques. Maintaining proper body mechanics while giving massage will be stressed throughout the module. Students will learn and practice the SOAP method of charting. Pathologies and contraindications will also be covered.

Somatic Tissues and Biomechanics

This course covers the structures and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems. Students
completing this course will be able identify and explain the structures, functions, and pathologies of the skeletal and muscular systems. Students will also be able to identify and explain joint structure, kinesiology, and pathologies. Students will be introduced to biomechanics as it relates to joint function and range of motion.

Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy

This course covers the theory and application of deep tissue massage techniques such as myofascial release, cross-fiber friction, and neuromuscular trigger point therapy. Students completing this course will have had extensive hands-on application of these techniques in classroom and lab sessions.

Business, Ethics and MBLEx Prep

This course will provide students with pertinent business knowledge related to their field. Students will learn about business and financial management, professionalism, ethics, standards of practice and goal setting. The different foundations of successful businesses will be identified,  124 as will various marketing tools, such as flyers and business cards. The rules and regulations about California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certification will also be examined. Finally, students will prepare for the MBLEx by reviewing the eight content areas, which include anatomy and physiology; kinesiology; pathology, contraindications, areas of caution, special populations; benefits and physiological effects of techniques that manipulate soft tissue; client assessment, reassessment and treatment planning; overview of massage and bodywork modalities/culture/history; ethics, boundaries, laws, regulations; and guidelines for professional practice.

Sports and Specialized Massage

This course covers the theory and application of sports massage and other modalities used in sports rehabilitation. Students completing this course can apply manual lymphatic drainage massage, positional release, stretching, and hydrotherapy. In addition, students will be introduced to the practice of hot stone therapy.

Eastern Theory and Practice

This course introduces students to the principles associated with Chi, meridians, yin and yang, fundamental substances, and five-element theory. Students will also learn the practical application of shiatsu and acupressure. Students will also be introduced to the theory and practice of reflexology.

Therapeutic Exercise and Procedures

This course addresses the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation process. Students will have hands-on experience in the proper application of therapeutic exercises that support the improvement and/or maintenance of specific conditions of the body. The course will discuss isometric, isotonic, concentric, and eccentric muscle actions, in addition to flexibility and stretching exercises and ways to integrate them into a rehab program. It will also provide students with knowledge and understanding of working with an athletic demographic in a rehabilitation environment.

Advanced Biomechanics and Assessment

This course discusses the comprehensive assessment process and its utilization in sports rehabilitation. Students will have a basic understanding of biomechanical dysfunctional patterns for various areas of the body and will learn how to properly assess athletes and interpret collected data for these conditions. Students will gain skills and practice in history taking, observation, palpation, special testing and SOAP charting.

Applications of Sports Therapy

This course includes an overview of various athletic medical pathologies and covers the basics of applied sports therapy. Emphasis is on etiologies and mechanisms surrounding muscular and skeletal injuries, as well as vascular, degenerative, and other soft tissue disturbances / conditions. The course focuses on the clinical reasoning process for prevention and rehabilitation of athletic 125 injuries. Students will develop and implement advanced treatment protocols for various pathologies of the body. 

Personal Training

This course covers fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, psychology, emergency techniques, exercise leadership programs, and legal issues. Students gain the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities used to improve, maintain, and/or optimize health-related components of physical fitness and performance. The course also includes information on writing appropriate exercise recommendations, leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise, and motivating individuals.

As the world continues to grow more fast-paced and complex, the need for skilled massage therapists who can relieve the daily stress individuals face is more crucial than ever. Through this program, you will learn how to use touch and massage to relieve the built up tension stored in the body. Sports medicine is a great profession that helps people feel better and can provide you with a better life after graduating from our massage school. As professionals in the field, our instructors bring a breadth of experience and knowledge to teach you the most current techniques on high-tech massage tables.

Our instructors are professionals in the field and will teach you the latest techniques on high-tech massage tables.
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Careers options for graduates

If you love the relaxing atmosphere of a spa, if you are dedicated to improving health and beauty, then this job is for you. As a Spa Masseuse/Masseur you will employ a variety of techniques to relax and sooth your clients.

As a Spa Body Therapist, you will work with visitors to a spa to promote healing, relaxation, and body rejuvenation through massage. While this position is similar to that of Masseuse/Masseur, you will be more focused on massage practices for relieving acute and chronic pain and soothing overworked and sore muscles.

If you have a passion for massage therapy but want to work in the hospitality industry, then this is the position for you. As a Hotel Massage Therapist you will bring your skills and experiences in massage to meet the needs of traveling clients.

As a special Event Massage Therapist, you provide chair massages at a variety of events. You will help relieve the stress of the event planners, and bring an atmosphere of relaxation and fun by relaxing guests with your massages.

Ever wanted to travel the world in a relaxing atmosphere? You might want to become a Resort and Cruise Ship Massage Therapist. Everyone remembers their vacations. By providing relaxing massages to guests, you will be making their vacation and relaxing and memorable one, all while getting to travel yourself.

Diploma Program in
Physical Therapy Aide & Massage

Physical Therapy Aide & Massage

Physical Therapy Aide & Rehabilitation

This course will provide students with knowledge of physical therapy and massage history and evolution. Students will understand and differentiate among the roles and responsibilities of members of the physical therapy team as they apply to the Physical Therapy Aide. Students will learn and practice proper communication and patient interaction skills. Ethics, boundaries and legal aspects of the profession will be covered. Students will be introduced to the physical therapy facility, office procedures and record keeping/charting.

Physical Therapy Procedures

Students will be introduced to basic treatment methods and patient care. This includes patient/therapist safety, transporting, transferring and positioning patients, ambulation and gait training. Students will also learn the concept and use of physical therapy equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and quad canes. Students will gain knowledge of injuries and dysfunctions of the body and how physical therapy is utilized for these conditions.

Modalities and Agents in Physical Therapy

Students will be introduced to the modalities and agents used in physical therapy including the benefits, contraindications and expected outcomes in the use of physical agents. Instruction will be given in the safe application of ultrasound, electrical stimulation and hot and cold therapies. Skill development in the utilization of these modalities as part of a comprehensive treatment plan will be emphasized.

Therapeutic Exercise

This course will provide students with pertinent business knowledge related to their field. Students will learn about various aspects of business including professionalism, ethics, standards of practice and goal setting. The different foundations of successful businesses will be identified, as will various marketing tools, such as brochures/flyers and business cards. The rules and regulations related to California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certification will also be examined. Students will participate in discussions, practice quizzes and exams in all content areas of the MBLEx (State Certification Exam).

Anatomy & Physiology and Biomechanics

This course covers the structures and functions of the muscular and skeletal systems and how they work together as one. Students completing this course will be able identify and explain the structures, functions, and pathologies of both of these systems. Students will learn joint structure, kinesiology, and pathologies as they relate to the musculoskeletal system. Students will be introduced to biomechanics as it relates to posture, gait, joint function and range of motion.

Anatomy & Physiology of the Body

This course covers the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, including the levels of organization of the body. The anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous and endocrine systems will be covered. Students will learn the structure, function, and effects of massage on each of these systems. Students will also be able to name and describe pathologies of these systems. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Swedish Massage Techniques

Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of the various strokes used in Swedish Massage. Students will learn how to perform an entire full body massage session while maintaining proper body mechanics. Students will also learn and practice charting utilizing the SOAP method. Students will learn indications and contraindications for various pathologies as they relate to massage.

Deep Tissue

This course covers the theory and application of massage modalities related to deep tissue work. Techniques such as myofascial release, neuromuscular trigger point therapy and cross fiber frictioning will be addressed. Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of techniques that fall under the PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Fascilitation) umbrella.

Specialized Massage

This course covers the theory and application of massage for special populations. The theory and application of sports massage, positional release and manual lymphatic drainage will be covered. Other modalities used in the massage and rehabilitation fields such as hydrotherapy and warm stones will also be addressed. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Business and Ethics

This course will provide students with pertinent business knowledge related to their field. Students will learn about various aspects of business including professionalism, ethics, standards of practice and goal setting. The different foundations of successful businesses will be identified, as will various marketing tools, such as brochures/flyers and business cards. The rules and regulations related to California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certification will also be examined. Students will participate in discussions, practice quizzes and exams in all content areas of the MBLEx (State Certification Exam).

College Success Skills

This course will prepare students for all other courses by ensuring that they have the necessary tools to be successful. Students will learn the overall expectations of their program. They will develop time management and study skills, demonstrate communication skills, use library resources, and gain the research and writing skills necessary to successfully complete college-level assignments. This course will also examine computer literacy, Internet usage, and the various online technologies that students will use throughout their program, including the online classroom and webcasting software.

If you are a people person, compassionate and patient, who enjoys helping others, then look no further. Our program in Physical Therapy Aide & Massage will hone your qualities and provide you with the skills to work with patients undergoing physical therapy. Through this program, you will learn how to organize, prepare and maintain treatment areas, assist patients with transfers and transportation, collaborate with other clinic staff, and maintain records of physical therapy and treatments. After just 30 weeks at Fremont College, you’ll be qualified to join the staff at hospitals, assisted living facilities, physical therapy clinics, orthopedic clinics, rehabilitation centers, and nursing homes.
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The Physical Therapy Aide & Massage program is currently pending CAMTC approval

Careers options for graduates

As a physical therapist aide, you will assist physical therapists and doctors in the care and treatment of patients. This might include helping patients move from one area to another, cleaning treatment areas, and handling administrative or clerical duties relevant to a patient or treatment plan.

As a rehabilitation aide, you will assist and follow a treatment program designed by a physical therapist to assist in all aspects of a patient’s rehabilitation. You might assist in physical, occupational, speech, or pediatric rehabilitation therapy by assisting with transportation, movement, paperwork, or other duties relevant to a patient’s rehabilitation or the doctor’s plan of treatment.

As a clinical rehabilitation aide, you will perform the same duties as a rehabilitation aide, but your work will be located within a clinic.

If you like to work with patients for years and maybe even decades, this is the job for you. As an occupational therapy aide, you will assist occupational therapists and doctors in the care and treatment of people with lifelong or severe disabilities, injuries, and impairments as they work to recover everyday skills and movements that we all take for granted. Duties include assisting with transportation, movement, basic functions, paperwork, and other clerical or administrative tasks.

As a Massage Therapist, you help relieve pain and stress through a variety of massage techniques. Based on the patient’s pain or other symptoms, you identify the best massage technique to target and eliminate the pain, discomfort, or other symptom. You might work in a massage parlor or with doctors and physical therapists in a clinic.

Diploma Program in
Sports Therapy & Massage

Sports Therapy & Massage

Rehabilitation Sports Massage A

Both SM160A and SM160B provide a comprehensive overview of various sports-related pathologies
and cover the basics of rehabilitative massage. Emphasis will be placed on the etiologies and
mechanisms surrounding musculoskeletal injuries, as well as vascular, degenerative, and other soft
tissue conditions. These courses focus on the clinical reasoning process for soft tissue rehabilitation
of athletic injuries. In SM160A, students will develop and implement treatment protocols for the
ankle/foot, knee, hip and lower back.

Rehabilitation Sports Massage B

Both SM160A and SM160B provide a comprehensive overview of various sports-related pathologies
and cover the basics of rehabilitative massage. Emphasis will be placed on the etiologies and
mechanisms surrounding musculoskeletal injuries, as well as vascular, degenerative, and other soft
tissue conditions. These courses focus on the clinical reasoning process for soft tissue rehabilitation
of athletic injuries. In SM160B, students will develop and implement treatment protocols for the
neck and spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

Anatomy & Physiology and Biomechanics

This course covers the structures and functions of the muscular and skeletal systems and how they
work together as one. Students completing this course will be able identify and explain the
structures, functions, and pathologies of both of these systems. Students will learn joint structure,
kinesiology, and pathologies as they relate to the musculoskeletal system. Students will be
introduced to biomechanics as it relates to posture, gait, joint function and range of motion.

Anatomy & Physiology of the Body

This course covers the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, including the levels of organization of the body. The anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous and endocrine systems will be covered. Students will learn the structure, function, and effects of massage on each of these systems. Students will also be able to name and describe pathologies of these systems. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Therapeutic Exercise

This course addresses the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation process. Students
will gain knowledge and experience in the proper application of therapeutic exercise that supports
the improvement and/or maintenance of specific conditions of the body. The course will discuss
dynamic and static balance; functional activities; range of motion and stretching exercises; and how
to integrate them into a rehab program.

Specialized Massage

This course covers the theory and application of massage for special populations. The theory and
application of sports massage, positional release and manual lymphatic drainage will be covered.
Other modalities used in the massage and rehabilitation fields such as hydrotherapy and warm
stones will also be addressed. Students will also learn how to perform seated/chair massage.

Swedish Massage Techniques

Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of the various strokes used in Swedish
Massage. Students will learn how to perform an entire full body massage session while maintaining
proper body mechanics. Students will also learn and practice charting utilizing the SOAP method.
Students will learn indications and contraindications for various pathologies as they relate to
massage.

Deep Tissue

This course covers the theory and application of massage modalities related to deep tissue work. Techniques such as myofascial release, neuromuscular trigger point therapy and cross fiber frictioning will be addressed. Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of techniques that fall under the PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Fascilitation) umbrella.

Foundations of Massage Therapy

This course covers the history, benefits, and contraindications of massage. Students will be introduced to scientific and anatomical terminology as they relate to the field of massage. Basic massage techniques such as effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration will also be covered. Students will have extensive hands-on application of these techniques in classroom and lab sessions.

Business and Ethics

This course will provide students with pertinent business knowledge related to their field. Students
will learn about various aspects of business including professionalism, ethics, standards of practice
and goal setting. The different foundations of successful businesses will be identified, as will various
marketing tools, such as brochures/flyers and business cards. The rules and regulations related to
California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certification will also be examined. Students will
participate in discussions, practice quizzes and exams in all content areas of the MBLEx (State
Certification Exam).

College Success Skills

This course will prepare students for all other courses by ensuring that they have the necessary
tools to be successful. Students will learn the overall expectations of their program. They will
develop time management and study skills, demonstrate communication skills, use library
resources, and gain the research and writing skills necessary to successfully complete college-level
assignments. This course will also examine computer literacy, Internet usage, and the various
online technologies that students will use throughout their program, including the online
classroom and webcasting software.

If you love sports and working with athletes, if you are detail-oriented and have strong problem solving skills, a career in sports therapy and massage is perfect for you. In our program, you will learn how to assist athletes in enhancing their performance through providing massages and advising on other therapeutic techniques. Our talented faculty will teach you anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and how to apply this knowledge to the needs of clients. You will learn to recognize and assess athletic injuries, develop and implement treatment plans, collaborate with other sports medicine professionals, and document client interactions.
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Careers options for graduates

If you have a passion for sports and athletes, this is the path for you. As a Sports Massage Therapist, you work closely with sports teams, doctors, and other physical therapists to help athletes prevent or recover from injuries through physical therapy and massage. After completing your training with Fremont College, you'll be ready to join our graduates working for professional and amateur sports teams, in sports injury clinics, or even starting your own business.

As a Rehabilitation Therapist, you work with a variety of people to ease their pain and facilitate the processes of healing and recovery through massages, stretches, and exercises. Patients might be suffering from diseases such as arthritis or recovering from surgery, stroke, or paralysis. It's your job to help them recover fully.

As a medical massage therapist, you work in a hospital or clinic with doctors and chiropractors to develop massage therapy plans for injured patients. The most common duties include providing therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints as well as assessing range of motion and muscle strength. The Medical Massage Therapy field is fast growing and looking for people like you!

As a Spa Massage Therapist, you will work with visitors to a spa to promote healing, relaxation, and body rejuvenation through massage. You will focus on massage practices for relieving acute and chronic pain and soothing overworked and sore muscles, common to professional and amateur athletes.

As a special Event Massage Therapist, you provide chair massages at a variety of events. You will help relieve the stress of the event planners, and bring an atmosphere of relaxation and fun by relaxing guests with your massages.

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