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Aromatherapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions - Online

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions affect individuals of all ages and this advanced CPD course aims to take a look at improving your knowledge and understanding of how best to blend in order to address such conditions.

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About this Course

Advanced CPD for qualified Aromatherapists

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions affect individuals of all ages and this advanced CPD course aims to take a look at improve your knowledge and understanding of how best to blend in order to address such conditions.

This course is aimed at qualified aromatherapists wanting to explore effective treatment options for MSK conditions in terms of selecting appropriate essential oils and aromatic bases. Although the course is mainly theoretical we will also discuss various other treatment modalities such as massage, thermotherapy and cryotherapy which could be incorporated into your treatment. In addition you will explore the properties of 6 interesting essential oils which are particularly useful for MSK conditions.

We will send you a 1 ml sample of each oil so that you can “experience” the aroma of the oils as you study the course.

Course Duration

2 Days

Entry Requirements

To attend you must have a minimum nationally recognised level 3 body massage qualification such as Swedish Massage, Sports, Aromatherapy

Course Audience

Massage Therapists - also open to osteopaths, chiropractors etc.

Location

Online Platform

Enrollment & Tuition

£105

Points Awarded

5 CPD Points

Syllabus

We will send you a 1 ml sample of each oil so that you can “experience” the aroma of the oils as you study the course.

5 CPD Points

This is primarily a theory based course which will look briefly at the pathophysiology and symptomatology of msk conditions. Selection of appropriate essentials oils will be discussedin relation to their therapeutic actions and how this relates to outward signs,as well as the inward process,of inflammation. The benefits of massage and the use of heat and cold will be explored in relation to how thesecan be applied in a safe and appropriate manner for our clients.

By the end of the course you will have hopefully

  • Have an understanding of a selection of various MSK conditions
  • Briefly explore the different chemical families in aromatherapy
  • Be aware of particular essential oils that have anti-inflammatory, analgesic and pain-relieving properties and how these can be blended safely with maximum effect
  • Have been alerted to other forms of treatment techniques that can be used alongside this client group
  • Have an awareness of other appropriate lifestyle advice
  • Explore the properties of 6 essential oils

Here’s how your online course works

Once you have paid the course fee we will send you your essential oil samples; a course study pack by email along with instructions on how to get started and you will be given access to the course online video tutorials:

Video Tutorials – there are 2 videos, both feature your course tutor, one for the course theory and one for practical techniques which you can watch as often as you need to

The student study packs contain all of the course theory & will enable you to make notes as you work your way through the video presentations.

Written assessment: When you have worked your way through the theory section you will need to complete some written questions. These will need to be sent to your tutor for marking & your tutor will give you feedback during a live Zoom session (you do not need a zoom account to take this course)

Zoom Session – Your tutor will send you a link to open at an agreed date & time & you will have one to one time with her to receive your theory assessment & have an opportunity for any questions that you may have

To receive your FHT Accredited CPD certificate you need to successfully complete the written assessment & ‘attend’ the zoom session with your tutor

So, Get Started – Enjoy & Good Luck!

Course Tutors

Kate Mulliss

Kate Mulliss has been a complementary therapist for over 20 years; her main areas of interest are reflexology, massage and aromatherapy. She previously worked as part of a therapy team in natural health, osteopathic and naturopathic medicine clinics. She has a special interest in using reflexology to support clients diagnosed with sub-fertility and also works with maternity clients in all trimesters of pregnancy. She has taught in both local FE college and in private training schools for over 15 years and is currently involved in reflexology training and education activities along with supporting reflexologists with their practice.

What Our Graduates Have To Say

"I learnt loads - I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to enhnce their massage - and of course to save their hands!" Gaye W 2019
"A fantastic course! more than just Hands-Free, the course covers body movement, positioning, self-care and creative experimentation" 2019
"Very useful skills gained to prolong my career & work better with my own body-use" Diane R 2019
"much more indepth, detailed & specific than I anticipated" 2019
"I wish I had this knowledge from the very start of my massage career" Charlotte B 2019
"I have learnt a lot to take away to add into my massage routine, can't wait to get started" Sally W 2019
"This course has been the most valuable of all for my career. Being able to save my hands is going to enable me to prolong my passion as a therapist. My favourite part was the ability to save my hands on the feet - my thumbs will be eternally grateful!" Caitlin S 2018
"I found this course engaging, thought-provoking & practice-changing! Darien is an excellent teacher - funny, practical, attentive& has a beautiful concept of what massage is & what it has the potential to be. This practice is natural & fluid - Thank you!" KMcD March 2015
"Found Dariens approach very helpful, constant feedback, pointers, repetition and recapping - loved the course even with my limited experience. I have learned a lot and will change my practice - I didn't feel out of place and Dariens approach encouraged me greatly - thank you" LR March 2015
"Excellent course, Reached & Exceeded my expectations. Good hands-on and well explained. Plenty to work on" CW March 2015
"As an Osteopath the course offered very beneficial techniques when treating soft tissue - I would recommend this course to any other osteopath"
"Really inspirational massage, amazing course, my clients will really benefit. Darien is a really knowledgeable, funny & thorough tutor, Fab thank you"
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