Webinar: A Global Approach to the Knee

Allison Denney

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This course was featured during the 2021 ABMP CE Summit. How do we work with a joint that is weight bearing, bony, ligamentous, and problematic? With a global approach! Join Allison Denney as she connects connective tissue and manages muscle tissue in and around the knee. Take a closer look at what moves this knobby joint toward dysfunction and gain some perspectives and techniques that bring balance to an otherwise off-kilter structure.

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Course Outline
  • Introduction and review of yin/yang theory
  • Anatomy and structures of the knee
  • Iliotibial band and iliotibial band syndrome
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Adductors
  • Techniques for runners’ legs
Learning Objectives

Having viewed the online massage therapy technique CE course, participants will be able to:

  • List at least two common knee injuries.
  • Describe one technique for working the iliotibial band.
  • List the quadriceps muscles.
  • Describe one technique for working the quadriceps muscles.
  • List the hamstring muscles.
  • Describe one technique for working the hamstring muscles.
  • List the adductor muscles.
  • Describe one technique for working the adductor muscles.
Allison Denney

Allison Denney has been a practicing massage therapist for 20 years. In addition to cultivating a flourishing private practice, she has established herself as an integral part of the massage community though her years as a teacher, her popular YouTube channel, and her launch of the Rebel Massage brand organic, professional grade Deep Tissue Body Butters. Her passion for client care and fascination with anatomy continues to drive her to never stop growing. Learn more at www.rebelmassage.com. Listen to Allison Denney’s podcast, “The Rebel MT” on the ABMP Podcast Network!

Topics and Techniques

This hands-on massage therapy CE course addresses the knee while bringing anatomy to life with muscles painted on the client’s body. Learn techniques to work the following areas and muscle groups: iliotibial band, quadriceps (vastus lateralis, vastus medialis), hamstrings (semitendinosus, semimembranosus, biceps femoris), and adductors (gracilis, sartorius, semitendinosus, pes anserinus tendon).


This online massage therapy CE course is available to you on demand to access, learn, and earn CE whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you!


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Is this course approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for CE credit?
Yes! All of the courses are approved under ABMP’s NCBTMB Approved Provider account (451086-09).

How do I earn a CE certificate for this massage techniques course?
After you complete the webinar video, a quiz will appear on the page. Earn a CE certificate by scoring 70% or higher on the course quiz.

Can I earn a CE certificate for this course more than once?
Learners can earn one CE certificate for each course.

How do I access my CE certificates?
CE certificates are available on your “My CE Transcripts” page and on the course page.
Visit your “My CE Transcript” page by clicking “My CE” on the navigation bar at the top of your screen.


"Excellent! Can't wait to practice these techniques and incorporate this way of approaching knee dysfunction with my clients!"

"I absolutely love Allison Denney! This course has so much great content in a short period of time. I believe these techniques will be very helpful to my clients."

"I really enjoyed this class. Allison did a great job of explaining and demonstrating the techniques."

"This course has well-organized information, is very clearly communicated, has great visual aids, and has a great balance of anatomy and technique."

"Fantastic! So much applicable information packed into a 1-hour CE course."