Assisted Stretching

Certification in Assisted Stretching - Therapy Pro

Credits

NHPC

MTAA

CRMTA

CMMOTA

8

8

8

8

ABOUT

Therapy Pro is now offering you a North American Certified course. The course will be delivered alongside a well established Massage service that runs within a private clinic. This will be a great opportunity to learn alongside already qualified Massage Therapists and Physiotherapists and a chance to experience work within a clinic setting. This course is perfect for those wanting to kick start a career in massage or even just adding the skill to your current practice. We offer this course to students, recent graduates or for those who are already in work.

OUR COURSE SYALLABUS

Assisted Stretching

In order to perform an effective sports massage, it is important to have an awareness of the theory behind the treatment and what it is most commonly used for. Your tutors will guide you through the following:

  • Types of tissues and their behavior

  • How soft tissues repair themselves after damage has occurred

  • The application of stretching and the science behind this

  • The most common sporting injuries and conditions you will come across

  • How sports massage is used to improve performance

The Theory of Assisted Stretching

In order to perform an effective sports massage, it is important to have an awareness of the theory behind the treatment and what it is most commonly used for. Your tutors will guide you through the following:

  • Types of tissues and their behavior

  • How soft tissues repair themselves after damage has occurred

  • The application of stretching and the science behind this

  • The most common sporting injuries and conditions you will come across

  • How sports massage is used to improve performance

WHAT THE COURSE INCLUDES

Target region, target ROM, primary and secondary muscles affected by the stretch and benefits of the stretch

Body Mechanics to ensure both clients and the therapist's safety

What to watch for in term of end feel, specific to the region

Critical Assessment

Interpretation of the findings and what to do with them

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is open to anyone over the age of 18 wanting to learn more about Assisted Stretching.

QUALIFICATION OBTAINED

Graduate to become certified in Assisted Stretching.

You will receive an online certificate indicating proof of completion. For online classes, you are required to submit your attendance certificate directly to your association.

COURSE BENEFITS

Confidently learn the benefits of stretching.

Understand the stretching effects on different tissues

Learn the neuro-physiology of stretching

Learn the different stretching protocols

Learn the safety consideration around stretching

Offer a new modality to your clientele.

Execute a natural modality to add years to your career

No need for oil application

Muscle elongation

Increase muscle performance (speed, strength)

Increase joint ROM

Provides postural realignment

Decrease Joint Decompression (amazing with osteoarthritis)

Decrease joint and muscle pain

Increase body awareness