Tuina – Treating Sports Injuries


Tuina – Treating Sports Injuries with Chinese Massage

Friday June 22nd – 7 Hours CPD

About the course

This practical hands on CPD day will enable you to improve the clinical outcomes for your clients, develop further clinical and TCM skills, explore the psycho-emotional and practitioner development issues related to sports injuries, and develop further your Qi.

This course has been designed to introduce participants to Tuina Chinese Massage and how to use it to treat Sports injuries.

The day will teach you a number of effective Tuina massage techniques that are used to treat sports and sports related injuries.

The course will be underpinned at all times where possible by the most current academic literature and research.

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On this course you will learn a number of Tuina massage techniques, and the actions of these techniques on the body.

You will develop new treatment strategies to help patients, and learn the relative strengths and weaknesses of them.

Importantly you will cover the contraindications and red flags for treating acute and chronic sports injuries and learn when to refer patients on to others.

You will develop an improved understanding of sports injuries in relation to the both the TCM and Western medical models, learn to effectively use Tuina to treat these conditions, and learn to formulate new more integrated treatment plans.

Guys Campus
Great Maze Pond
London Bridge

Tutors : Chris Tappenden and Paul Blacker

Chris Tappenden

Chris’ passion for Chinese medicine stems from over 20 year’s participation in Chinese martial arts and his own positive experiences of acupuncture when Western medicine had failed. Throughout his martial arts he has used many sports injury and fighting liniments, and has a fascination with the design and use of them. He produces all of his own liniments which he uses in his clinics …read more

Paul Blacker

Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He has a practice in Kent, is a first aid instructor and set up and runs the New Ash Green Rugby Club treatment centre, a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-bed unit, treating male and female senior and junior sports players. He graduated in massage in 1993 and in acupuncture in 1997, achieved his PGCE in 2002, and his Masters in education in 2012… read more