Massage for Cerebral Palsy

MASSAGE FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

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COURSE OVERVIEW

COST: £250

DURATION:  2 days/ 11.5 hours

PREREQUISITES: Body Massage Diploma, Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

This course is intended for anyone who has already undertaken basic body massage/sports massage  training:-

  • to develop their knowledge and skills in treating children(or adults) with cerebral palsy
  • to gain understanding of the different types of cerebral palsy
  • to be able to offer much needed treatment for physically disabled children which is in short supply and often difficult to access

CPD POINTS: 10

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • to develop your knowledge of the types and causes of cerebral palsy and how it presents itself in the body
  • to identify the contraindications and precautions that you should take when treating a client with cerebral palsy
  • to familiarise yourself with the common gait patterns in a client with cerebral palsy
  • to understand the difference between hypotonia and hypertonia in terms of massage techniques and goals
  • to be able to offer much needed treatment for physically disabled children which is in short supply and often difficult to accesS

While this course is aimed at offering treatment to children with CP, it is equally as useful for adult clients with CP.

 

ASSESSMENT

Theory assessment only – The overall pass mark must exceed 70%. Retakes available free of charge.

QUALIFICATION: Massage for Children with Cerebral Palsy, approved by Think Tree will act as an addition to your CPD.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Legislation                                                                                                                                                                          

Professional Code of Conduct                                                                                                                    

Anatomy and Physiology                                                                                            

What is Cerebral Palsy/What Causes it?                                                                                                                 

Types of Cerebral Palsy                                                                                                                                                 

Symptoms and Associated Conditions                                                                                                                    

Gait Patterns in Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Spastic Hemiplegia                                                                                                                                                         

Spastic Diplegia                                                                                                                                                                

Massage, Techniques, Contraindications and Precautions                           

Benefits of Massage for Cerebral Palsy                                                                                                                   

Hypotonia                                                                                                                                                          

Hypertonia                                                                                                                                                                        

Suggestions Prior to Practice                                                                                                                                                      


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Tunbridge Wells
Kent
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