Understanding Lower Limb Injuries

COURSE OVERVIEW

 6)Understanding Lower Limbs

DURATION:  3 days/22.5 hours

COST: £350

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 further their knowledge of common conditions that affect the lower limbs which may lead clients to book a treatment, with self help measures that they can suggest to their clients
  • to introduce them to lower limb injuries prior to undertaking a sports massage course
  • to gain further insight into lower injuries from a more medical viewpoint after undertaking sports massage training

CPD POINTS: 10

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • to extend your knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the lower limbs
  • to develop your knowledge of the common lower limb injuries that clients may present, to know the causes and risk factors and to recognise the symptoms
  • to identify preventive and rehabilitative self help measures that you can suggest to clients
  • to offer massage treatments with a more medical/sports focus

ASSESSMENT

Theory assessment only – Due to the amount of information in this course, the assessment has been split into 3 smaller assessments, covering different sections of the course. The overall pass mark must exceed 70%.

QUALIFICATION: Lower Limb Injuries approved by Think Tree will act as an addition to your CPD. Theory assessment with a pass score of 70%. If you don’t pass the first time you can retake the assessment at no extra charge.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Legislation/Professional Code of Conduct                                                                                                             

Anatomy and Physiology                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                               

CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE CALF

Calf Strains

Chronic Exertional Compartments Syndrome                                                                     

Calf Heart Attacks                                                                                                                                                           

Start up Calf Pain                                                                                                                                                                             

Quadriceps Strain                                                                                                                                                            

Hamstring Strain                                                                                                                                                              

Causes of Back Pain                                                                                                                                                        

Plantar Fasciitis                                                                                                                                                                

Shin Splints                                                                                                                                                                        

Massage for the Amputee                                                                                                                                                          

KNEE INJURIES

Knee Pain                                                                                                                                                                           

IT Band Syndrome                                                                                                                                                          

Meniscal Tears                                                                                                                                                                 

Runner’s Knee                                                                                                                                 

Knee Ligament Injuries                                                                                                                                            

Knee Valgus and Varus     

 

Related Courses   

Understanding Upper Limb and Chest Injuries

https://www.medicalmassagelady.com/training/approved-cpd-courses/267-understanding-upper-limb-and-chest-injuries

Hip, Pelvic and Gluteal Injuries

https://www.medicalmassagelady.com/training/approved-cpd-courses/hip-pelvic-and-gluteal-injuries                                                                                                                                                                                                          


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