About this Advanced Massage for Headaches Course ...
A 1-day course to help Therapists understand the structural causes of headaches and how massage can help, including poignant things to ask during a consultation. The Therapist will also learn practical techniques for helping relieve various types of headaches and consideration for combining other therapies.
What will I Learn on this Advanced Massage for Headaches course ...
A 1-day course to help therapists understand the structural causes of headaches and how massage can help, including poignant things to ask during a consultation. The Therapist will also learn practical techniques for helping relieve various types of headaches and consideration for combining other therapies.
Learn the Theory and Clinical Application of:
- Possible causes of Headaches / everyday disorders/conditions
- Clinical Presentation of Headaches – Warning Signs & Symptoms
- Common Medication and Treatment given
- Musculoskeletal causes of Headaches: Muscular, Cervicogenic and Temporomandibular
- Consideration of some alternative methods for relieving headaches
Practical Treatment options for Headaches:
- Soft Tissue Techniques
- Cervical articulation techniques
- Neuromuscular Techniques
- Trigger Points
Consideration for other manual therapy options
Advanced Massage for Headaches Course Prerequisites ...
Students must hold an Ofqual accredited Level 3 Diploma in Massage including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology - or equivalent, or higher.
Without an accredited Diploma, you may be able to attend the course, but you will not receive an FHT, CThA or IICT accredited certificate. This may affect your ability to obtain professional insurance.
Without an accredited Diploma you may not be able to join the FHT, CThA, IICT, or other professional body.
When submitting your Student Details form, you must also supply us with copies of your existing accredited qualifications to receive the course certificate. Supplying this information too late may result in your certificate being printed without the FHT, CThA and IICT logos. Additional charges may be incurred to print the correct Certificate.
What does accredited mean?
Accredited qualifications are those that are reviewed, recognised and monitored by regulatory bodies in order to make sure that they meet specific criteria and quality standards.
Current UK accrediting bodies are;
You can read more about accredited qualifications here;
If you have arrived in the UK from overseas and have existing qualifications, those qualifications may meet an acceptable standard in the UK. NARIC can provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to UK qualifications with a document called a ‘Statement of Comparability’.
You can also request an 'English Language Assessment' document, which may help determine your current level of English.
You can read more about NARIC here;
If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if your current qualifications can count towards this diploma. We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this course.