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Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) is a manual therapy technique that uses the gentle muscle contractions by the patient to relax and lengthen muscles, and normalize joint motion.

Examine how these techniques can be used to address acute and chronic injuries or maintain normal joint range of motion to optimize physical performance. This course is recommended for certified, licensed or registered allied healthcare professionals.



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Learner outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:  

  • Enhance relevant anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics knowledge, and palpation skills  
  • Evaluate and treat lumbar spine, sacroiliac, and iliosacral dysfunctions using Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)  
  • Understand other treatment paradigms and manual therapy methods for an entry-level practitioner 
This course is not currently open for registration. If you have any questions, please contact us at ceregservices@mtroyal.ca.
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