We study; the pathophysiology of the conditions, we examine in detail the contraindications for that particular condition so that you know how to safely massage and how to adapt your massage to meet the needs of the client with that individual conditions. We then work through effective massage protocols for the conditions so that you know your treatments will be both safe and effective.
At Fusion Massage we are passionate about Continual Professional Development so you are able to join this course after you have been practising for a minimum of a year. This five-day advanced massage training workshop is only taught by our Senior Teacher, Maureen Abson, and focuses on using massage treatments to treat a range of medical conditions and their symptoms.
The course notes include a copy of Maureen’s book, “Healing Massage: An A-Z Guide for More than Forty Medical Conditions” (Lotus Press and North Atlantic Books, June 2016) and will look at:
Disorders of the nervous system: Parkinsons & MS, Drop Foot and Drop Wrist, Peripheral Neuropathy. Injuries: whiplash and stroke rehabilitation.
Disorders of the Respiratory system: Asthma and other breathing problems and Pregnancy and post natal massage: Safety issues, special considerations, complications and contraindications. Massage for gynaecological issues.
Lifelong conditions: Cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy
Cancer and oncology massage: Safety essentials and research findings, understanding cancer and how it spreads, the importance of using the correct pressure, massage during cancer treatments, unstable tissues, lymphatic drainage massage.
Skeletal and connective tissues problems: Frozen shoulders, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, Dupuytren’s contracture, scoliosis, RSI, Restless Leg Syndrome.