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Clinical Massage Therapy Course

​Entry requirement:
Diploma in Holistic /Swedish massage or equivalent,
Anatomy & Physiology knowledge, massage practice, home study required.

​Fees: 1.450 euro (including exam fees)

Details

Course

Clinical Massage Therapy course

Level:

Advanced- iTEC accredited

Start date:

11th February

Times ( 9.30am-5.30pm)

February: 25th
March: 10th and 24th
April: 7th and 21st
May: 12th and 26th
June: 9th and 23rd

Price:

€ 1450 including exam fee

Payment plan:

Deposit: € 350
February: € 350
March: €250
April: €250
May: €250

Modules:

Medical terminology, Anatomy&physiology, Pathology (Rheumatology, Orthopedic, Neurology), Manual practice

Assessment:

1 hour written exam, practical exam, 5 case studies

 

What you will learn:

During this course you will learn effective treatment for the most common Rheumatology, Orthopaedic, Neuromuscular problems.

Learning outcomes:

  • Able to understand the diagnosis of the most common musculoskeletal and neurological diseases and disorders
  • Gain more knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Set up the appropriate treatment according to the diagnosis or specific conditions
  • Recognise the competency during the anamnesis and assessment
  • Work together with the multidisciplinary team, doctor, physiotherapist, occupational therapist
  • Help to maintain the musculoskeletal system through stretching exercises
  • Understand the mental and physiological effects of treatment
  • Create a safe and appropriate working environment
  • Understand the necessity of lifelong learning and professional development

 

Course content:

Medical terminology:

  • prefix and suffix
  • word formation
  • singular and plural in Latin
  • sign of the inflammation
  • classification of the diseases

Definition and description of techniques used:

  • Swedish massage
  • Muscle Energy technique
  • Soft tissue release
  • Cupping
  • Scar tissue mobilization

Assessment and examination:

  • Body alignment
  • Gait assessment
  • Range of motion
  • Palpation
  • Muscle strength
  • Specific tests performance

Anatomy and physiology:

Skeletal system

  • Structure and function of the synovial joints
  • Bony landmarks
  • Range of motion of the synovial joints

Muscular system:

  • Type of the skeletal muscles
  • Agonist, antagonist, synergist muscles
  • Origin & insertion, action and innervation of the main muscles

Nervous system:

  • Central nervous system
  • Peripheral nervous system
  • Sympathetic & Parasympathetic nervous system
  • Pyramidal & extrapyramidal system

Diseases and disorders:

Spine related:

  • Disc protrusion
  • Discus hernia
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Scheuermann diseases
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Cauda equine syndrome
  • Spina bifida

Shoulder related:

  • Impingement syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Rotator caff tear
  • Separated shoulder
  • SLAP tears
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder arthrosis
  • Shoulder dislocation

Hip related:

  • Coxarthrosis
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Types of femur fracture
  • Congenital dysplasia

Lower limb related:

  • Gonarthrosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ledderhose disease
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Hallux valgus
  • Baker cyst

 Upper limb related:

  • Epicondylitis
  • Tunnel syndromes
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • De Quervain syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Boushard and Heberden syndrome

Neurological diseases:

  • Foot drop
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Femoral nerve damage
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease

Other diseases:

  • Sjogren syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • SLE
  • Reiter’ syndrome
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lymphoedema
  • Lypedema

 

 

 

Ready to launch your career?

If you have any questions, or would just like to speak with the trainer before booking one of our courses then simply send us your details or call us on +353 85 7435096 today