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This course is designed for practitioners, qualified in any form of Body Massage Therapy. It is useful for qualified and student sports massage therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists and student osteopathschiropractors and is one of the modules in the MSCM Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage. In order to be a competent sports massage therapist it is essential that you master a number of specific sports massage techniques. Being proficient at these advanced remedial and deep tissue techniques allows you to treat soft tissue injuries with confidence, provide massage treatment before and after sport or exercise, as well as providing a thorough sports massage or remedial massage which may include deep tissue techniques. Unique to MSCM, this hands-on Sports Massage Techniques course will guide you carefully through each of the following techniques Effleurage Petrissage Frictions Tapotement Vibrations Compressions Passive stretching Dermal Lifting Cross fibre rolling Fascia release Manual Lymphatic Drainage Neuro-Muscular Technique (NMT) Muscle Energy Technique (MET) to include Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Soft Tissue Release (STR) Connective Tissue Massage (CTM) Strain-counter strain (SCS) Passive joint mobilizations Positional Release Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation (RICE) Thermotherapy Cryotherapy Pre-event massage Duringbetween event massage Post event massage The workshop will be largely practical in content and you will be required to wear appropriate clinic workwear for the duration of the course. Throughout the course, there is the ample opportunity to practice and perfect the necessary skills.

This course is designed for practitioners, qualified in any form of Body Massage Therapy. It is useful for qualified and student sports massage therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists and student osteopathschiropractors and is one of the modules in the MSCM Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage. In order to be a competent sports massage therapist it is essential that you master a number of...

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