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This course is suitable for qualified therapists only, with an NVQ Level 3 in A&P and Massage such as ITEC or VTCT. You must sign a form to confirm that you hold A&P and Massage qualifications as required and are professionally insured. The course is accredited by the Complementary Therapists Association (Embody) and 10 CPD credits are available to therapists. It is also accepted by the FHT as post graduate and awarded 10 CPD points. If you have clients who are tired a lot of the time, feel heavy and get lots of coughs and colds, it could be as a result of retained fluid and you could make that a thing of the past. Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a gentle yet highly effective technique to stimulate the body?s fluid circulation. This can have a profound effect on the energy levels and general health of some clients. Any of us can be affected by retained fluid, through pregnancy, medication, following operations or as a result of injury amongst the many causes. This remarkable treatment combines classic massage techniques from the west as well as the eastern disciplines of acupressure and energy work on the abdomen and is for anyone of any age. This practical one day course will equip the therapist to know ?The important structures and functions of the lymphatic system ?How to identify the source of problems with a comprehensive case history to assess contraindications and treatment safety ?Eastern treatment principles of acupressure and energy work ?Common disorders related to lymph tissues such as, sciatic symptoms, respiratory problems, immune deficiency and hypertension. Why they occur, how these conditions affect the sufferer and what effects they have on other structures of the body ?How to adapt your pressure for a range of clients, from those seeking relief from heavy legs to those requiring frequent treatment for underlying conditions ?How to offer the client appropriate aftercare and further treatment or referral if necessary You will receive a comprehensive manual to support ongoing learning and you?ll have the opportunity to give and receive a full treatment which is important in seeing how the whole massage can fit together. Guidance will be given from the tutor as students work from notes under close supervision and there will be time for questions. This course will clarify the way fluid works and give you the tools to deal with it safely and effectively. Course times: 10am to 5.30pm

This course is suitable for qualified therapists only, with an NVQ Level 3 in A&P and Massage such as ITEC or VTCT. You must sign a form to confirm that you hold A&P and Massage qualifications as required and are professionally insured. The course is accredited by the Complementary Therapists Association (Embody) and 10 CPD credits are available to therapists. It is also accepted by the FHT as...

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