Advanced massage techniques for common shoulder complaints

Course Dates: 28/05/19
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Develop your skills in treating common musculoskeletal complaints of the shoulder. This one-day workshop aims to build upon your initial massage training and to give you a deeper understanding of common shoulder complaints along with assessment, treatment and home care to support your client.


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 shoulder 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 shoulder and associated areas
• Contraindications to treatment
• Stages of tissue injury and what to do.
• Assessing your client
• Common shoulder complaints
• Advance 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 shoulder and associated areas
• 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 shoulder complaint
• Perform advance remedial massage techniques
• Identify exercise ideas to support client with diagnosed shoulder 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.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details


Check your level

Course Code: FST12

Tue, day, 28 May - 28 May '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £89.00
Senior fee: £89.00
Concession: £89.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions?
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