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TRIGGER POINT THERAPY

Trigger Point Therapy Certificate

Trigger Point Therapy was found in 1942 by Dr Jannet Travel private physician of American president John F. Kennedy in order to help him get a longer presidential career. There are lots of similarities between Chinese Acupressure and Trigger Point Therapy. Trigger point causes the pain and discomfort in any specific part of the body and results in the patient’s complaint. The pain refers to other muscle/s and bringing in muscle disturbances for one muscle or even elsewhere in the body.

Through this therapy session, the students learn about the trigger point massage that activates the muscles and releases the knots and tensions, helping the patients to be energetic and more flexible. Strenuous workout or inactive lifestyle might lead to pain in different parts of the body, which can only be resolved with the trigger massage.

This interesting courseteaches the therapist treat most of the major muscles problem, and knee & leg & foot pain, Ankle pain, headaches, neck and shoulder stiffness, hand & wrist pain, finger numbness, frozen shoulder, sciatica problems, lower back pain, sports injury, and long time pains in the body that even examination doesn’t show them, and so on. Nowadays, there are many health professionals that eager in learning trigger point therapy art.

The classes are divided into practical and short theoretical session, where the students can gain knowledge of the essential theory in Trigger Point as well as try the techniques on the patients. The theoretical training covers types, causes, symptoms & management of the pain, contraindications,and the practical training program covers Neuro Muscular Technique (NMT), Deep tissue massage, and Treatment massage. Throughout the session, the candidates learn using their elbow, forearm, fists, palms, knuckles, and thumbs to apply the pressure in the areas that are causing discomfort. The pressure reaches the deeper layers of the muscles, releasing the pain and activating the muscles. Certificates are bestowed to the pursuers right after the completion of the training program and can practice in this field.Please, click on the following button for the course details.

Introduction to Trigger Point Therapy Certificate – What will You Learn from this Course?

Theory session:

  1. Introduction to Trigger Point Therapy (TrP) & deep tissue massage
  2. Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy
  3. Contraindications for Trigger Point Therapy
  4. Types & cusess of Trigger Points
  5. Symptoms of Trigger Points
  6. 18 major muscles as basic body anatomy
  7. Management of TrP pain syndromes
  8. Neuromuscular Techniques (NMT)/ Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy (TrP) for major muscles
  9. Deep tissue massage
  10. Treatment of most of the major muscles problems, knee and leg pains, foot pain, Ankle pain, hand and arms problems (Eg. Tennis elbow, and etc), headaches, neck and shoulder pains and stiffness, sciatica problems, back and lower back pain, sports injuries (Eg. ITB for swimmers, runners common injuries, tennis elbow, and etc.), and long time pains in the body, and etc. All via Trigger Point Therapy treatment techniques. (This Part included in our practical training).

Practical training:

Session 1/ NMT/ Trigger Point Therapy:

  • A.  Neuro Muscular Technique (NMT) for neck:
    • Trapezius Lavator Scapulae
  • B.  NMT for shoulder griddle:
    • Rhomboids major & minor
    • Supraspinatus
    • Infraspinatus
    • Deltoid
  • C.  NMT for thigh
    • Rectus Femoris
    • Tensor Facia Latae (TFL)
  • E.  NMT for leg
    • Gastrocnemius
    • Soleus
    • Proneus muscles
  • F.  NMT for back
    • Erector spinae
    • Quadrates Lumburoum (QL)
  • G.  NMT for arm and forearm
    • Biceps Brachii Triceps Brachii Brachioradialis
    • Common extensors
  • H.  NMT for chest
    • Pectoralis major and minor

Session 2/ Deep tissue massage:  A. Deep tissue techniques: In this level therapist learn deep techniques that are used to attack soreness in deep layer of the muscle. It is used by using elbow, forearm, fists, palm, knuckles and thumbs. The areas therapist practice in this session are as follow:

  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Thigh

Session 3/ Treatment massage: A. Treatment techniques for the major muscles problems, knee and leg pains, foot pain, Ankle pain, arms problems (Eg. Tennis elbow), headaches, neck and shoulder pains and stiffness, sciatica problems, back and lower back pain, sports injuries (Eg. ITB for swimmers, runners common injuries, tennis elbow, and etc.), and long time pains in the body, and etc. via trigger points therapy. A book for this training session provided by BSMS. This certificate recognised in both Australia and New Zealand. After successful completion of this course certificate awarded to you and you can practice in trigger point therapy field legally and professionally any where in Australia and New Zealand.