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Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Advanced Massage for Headaches
"Massaging with Confidence"

Advanced Massage for Headaches - CThA & Think Tree Accredited Course

headache massage courses

Advanced Massage for Headaches (CThA & Think Tree Accredited)

This advanced course in Massage for Headaches is open to any individuals who have a Level 3 Diploma in Massage or higher.

It is open to practising massage therapists as well as Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Sports Science practitioners.

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;

  1. Ofqual
  2. SQA
  3. CCEA

You can read more about accredited qualifications here;

Overseas Qualifications

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.

Advanced Massage for Headaches Course Length ...

This course in Massage for Headaches is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is covered over a total period of 1 day.



What the Advanced Massage for Headaches Exam Consist of ...

  • In class assessment and feedback
  • Home Assignment - Short answer questions (20-30 minutes)

The CThA are the leading professional association representing sports, spa and complementary therapists in the UK and Ireland.  The CThA provide discounted insurance and professional recognition. Members get listed on the website. Members also receive professional help and advice from a team of experts.

think tree  headache massage course ThinkTree is an international professional association for healthcare, wellness and wellbeing. It is established by experts from the world of education, medical profession, business, therapy including subject matter experts, governing bodies and councils. 

It aims to help establish and maintain high professional standards both for the UK and Internationally as well as provide professional international recognition for therapists and wellness practitioners for all therapy disciplines.

Our CThAThink Tree Accredited qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this course.


Inclusive Of: Coursework and Certificate

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.

September 2020 dates coming soonCode: HA

(1 day)

Total £155.00 (Discounted before 00/0/0000) £0.00 Thereafter

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)

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