Advanced massage techniques for common lower back complaints
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: FST11
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This one day ‘hands on’ workshop will give you the opportunity to build your skills and confidence to work with commonly diagnosed lower back complaints. Throughout the day you will have opportunities to develop your skills including the use of advanced remedial massage techniques.
What will we cover?
• Review of functional anatomy of the lower back, including pelvis
• Contraindications to treatment
• Stages of tissue injury and what to do
• Assessing your client
• Common lower back complaints
• Advanced remedial massage techniques
• Exercise ideas to support your client.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Discuss functional anatomy of the lower back
• Identify the stages of tissue repair and treatment protocol
• Discuss the importance of assessing your client prior to treatment
• Outline and perform treatment protocol for diagnosed lower back complaint
• Perform advance remedial massage techniques
• Identify exercise ideas to support client with diagnosed lower back complaint.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is designed for those who hold a level 3 or above qualification in Massage, Aromatherapy or Sports Massage.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is a one day course, it is recommended that you review anatomy related to the lower back before attending.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring massage equipment (couch supplied)
Suitable clothing to give and receive massage
Pen and paper for making notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
A range of other CPD courses for professional therapists is available, such as: Advanced massage using Sports Massage techniques; Deep Tissue massage for Professionals; Practitioners Certificate in Japanese Facial Rejuvenation.
Trevor is a registered and practising Osteopath, Complementary Therapist and Pilates instructor who has been working within the sector since 2004. He has a practice in Central London which enables him to share clinical experiences with his students. Trevor has had the opportunity to promote complementary medicine through interviews on BBC London and numerous magazine reviews. He has also written articles for industry and professional body magazines and presented at the CAM expo, London. Trevor began teaching Sports and Remedial Massage in 2007 and has since taught a variety of subjects for complementary therapy and fitness sectors throughout the UK. He is a fully qualified tutor, assessor and mentor/coach. Outside of complementary medicine, Trevor also works in teacher education at City Lit. Trevor began his Pilates journey from an early age as a part of dance training. He completed his Pilates qualification with STOTT PILATES and since qualifying, has taught at several Pilates studios and gyms. He enjoys delivering clinical Pilates which is ideal for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems. Website: www.TrevorEngland.com
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.