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Foundation Skills in Massage Manual Therapy & Bodywork
Sat, Nov 12, 2016, 9:30 AM – Sun, Nov 13, 2016, 4:00 PM GMT
Course Aims / Summary
This course aims to provide physiotherapists and suitably qualified professionals with the capability to integrate effective massage & manual therapy into their clinical practice.
It aims to give practitioners the knowledge, skills and confidence to work hands-on with their patients in order to support their needs and enable them to improve their health and wellbeing.
This will involve understanding the key factors shown in research to assist recovery.
There will be a strong focus on practical processes, clinician & patient body awareness and improved self-use to engage in treatment recommendations.
On completion of this two day course, delegates will be able to:
Discuss the evidence base relating to massage & manual therapy
Discuss massage, bodywork, stress management, healing & wellbeing
Use massage & manual therapy tools and techniques to facilitate change
Ask more effective questions around core massage & manual therapy concepts to better understand patient's beliefs about manual therapy
Negotiate with patients to integrate manual therapy into a care plan
Hold structured manual therapy sessions set an agenda and follow it
Challenge personal beliefs and reflect on what has to change in their psychomotor-social domain to secure a good outcome for clients