Massage – Myofascial Release – the missing link in bodywork

Myofascial release – the missing link in bodywork

Course overview
This One Day Course is designed to offer Professional Bodyworkers a detailed understanding of the theoretical and practical principles of Myofascial Release. Fascia is the tissue that surrounds and connects all the structures in the body and learning this effective release technique can give you the missing link to solving chronic pain. The practical hands on day is suitable for practitioners who wish to enhance their skills by incorporating and integrating direct myofascial release techniques into their practice.

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for registered healthcare professionals, including Acupuncturists, Osteopaths, Masseurs, Chiropractors, and final year students etc. who hold professional insurances that will cover them for the use of Myofascial Release within their scope of practice.

All participants must be prepared to give and receive treatments during the training, and a must be over 18 years old.

All participants must have a sound working knowledge of palpation.

What will I learn?
This is a hands-on practical day and you will learn:

Specific Myofascial Release techniques to safely and effectively treat dysfunctional tissue.

Identify stuck, hardened and dehydrated fascia.

Develop a full understanding and apply the methods to free and loosen these areas leading to increased range of motion, pain relief and full functionality.

You will develop:

An understanding of the piezoelectric phenomenon and the physiological changes that take place during MF

The importance of the time element,

develop your listening skills allowing you to further assist the bodys ability to self- heal

An understanding that the body can facilitate spontaneous movement.

To understand the function and physiology of Fascia

Develop the techniques required to evaluate and treat Myofascial restrictions to include; Sacrum Release, Gross Cross Hand Stretches, Psoas Release, Hip Flexor Release, Transverse Plane Releases, Dural Tube Release, Unwinding ( spontaneous movement), Rocking or Rebounding.

Devise a treatment plan

How many hours CPD

7 hours CPD.

The day will run from 10am to 6pm.

Is the course assessed?

Continuous assessment is undertaken by the tutor throughout the day, ensuring the participant has a full understanding of Fascial Release and the ability to perform the techniques correctly.

Other information
You will be supplied with a full set of notes, detailing all techniques demonstrated and performed throughout the day and issued with a CPD Certificate of Attendance.

Pre course reading / literature

You should pre read ‘Mind and Body- Without Awareness, There is No Choice’ by John F Barnes.
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