This Continual Professional Development course is for existing practitioners who have a minimum of one year’s post qualification experience. The focus of this advanced massage training course is to help you develop your practice by being able to widen your client base. The course looks at a wide range of medical conditions.

We meet for 5 days with 1 days pre-course directed reading required.

This course integrates the separately certificated Massage for Clients with Cancer course.

We study a range of medical conditions and examine the pathology of these conditions, we examine in detail the contraindications for that particular condition so that you know how to safely massage and how to adapt your massage to meet the needs of the client with that individual conditions. We then work through effective massage protocols for the conditions so that you know your treatments will be both safe and effective.

Conditions studied will include:

Disorders of the nervous system: Parkinsons & MS, Drop Foot and Drop Wrist, Peripheral Neuropathy. Injuries: whiplash and stroke rehabilitation.

Disorders of the Respiratory system: Asthma and other breathing problems and Pregnancy and post natal massage: Safety issues, special considerations, complications and contraindications.

Lifelong conditions: Cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy

Cancer and oncology massage: Safety essentials and research findings, understanding cancer and how it spreads, the importance of using the correct pressure, massage during cancer treatments, unstable tissues, lymphatic drainage massage. (This part of the course is individually certificated and requires one day’s pre-reading)

Skeletal and connective tissues problems: Frozen shoulders, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, Dupuytren’s contracture, scoliosis, RSI, Restless Leg Syndrome.

Although based in Lancashire we travel to teach and also run this course as a retreat style course in Morocco

For more details and to enquire about enrolling please see:


T: 07973 890762

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