Postural assessment: a CPD workshop

Course Dates: 05/11/20 - 26/11/20
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

A hands on course to enable you to confidently identify your client’s posture and how this may impact on their pain and adapted movements.

This course is suitable for massage/sports massage and exercise professionals.

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What is the course about?

This hands on course will enable you to confidently identify your client’s posture and how this may impact on their pain and adapted movements. Over the four days, you will work with an osteopath who will share a variety of concepts and how they present in your client, and how this can inform your treatment and home care.
This course is suitable for massage/sports massage and exercise professionals.

What will we cover?

- What is posture
- Biomechanics including bio-tensegrity, Janda’s model
- Linking the classroom to your client, how this will inform your treatment/exercise recommendation.
- Introduction to ergonomic.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Confidently identify your client’s posture and how it may impact upon your client’s presentation.
Apply strategies to assess your client.
Discuss biomechanical models to support your clients presentation.
Review functional anatomy.
Outline strategies to help promote good ergonomics.

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, Sports
massage or Level 3 Personal Training.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught in a variety of ways including:
• Class discussions and presentations
• Hands on demonstrations
• Pair and small group work
• Flipped learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring shorts and a t-shirt or sports top (for standing examination, postural assessing)
Wear comfortable clothes for movement
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.

Tutor Biographies
Trevor England

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:

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.

Check your level

Course Code: FPD86

Thu, day, 05 Nov - 26 Nov '20

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

Full fee: £299.00
Senior fee: £299.00
Concession: £203.00

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