Content:

Pre-Learning

Myofascial System, Thomas Myers’ Myofascial Lines and Biotensegrity Theory 101 for the Natal period.

Introduction to 1 Second PIR (Post Isometric Relaxation), STR (Soft Tissue Release), Using Mini-Myofascial Foam Rollers, Ischaemic/Trigger Point Strategies and Instrument Assisted Massage.

Links to Full Obstetric and Gynaecology Guidelines and Resources for the UK

Diastasis Healing Theory Update Presentation

Pre-Screening the Post Natal Soft-Tissue Therapy Client Video Presentation

Pre-Screening the Pregnant Soft Tissue Therapy Client Video Presentation

Pregnancy System Changes (Respiration, Blood, Biomechanics/Alignment Video Presentation

Common Ailments in Pregnancy into the Post Natal Period Video Presentation

Trimester by Trimester Journey Through the Health Care System – video interview Community Midwife Nina Parnham

‘When to Call The Midwife During Pregnancy and the Post Natal Period – video interview Community Midwife Nina Parnham

Birthing Videos – Vaginal Birth, C-Section, C-Section Adhesion + Scar Tissue, Episiotomy + Repair

Simple Acupressure for the Post Natal period and ‘EXPULSION’ POINTS TO AVOID in Pregnancy!

** LIVE ONLINE  TEACHING AND LEARNING **

DUE TO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON FACE TO FACE TEACHINGS, WE WILL BE COMPLETING YOUR TRAINING LIVE ONLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS MEANS YOU CAN JOIN US FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME/STUDIO SPACE/CLINIC. FULL SUPPORT WILL BE GIVEN FROM YOUR TUTOR TEAM AND WILL  ALSO CONTINUE WITH ONGOING SUPPORT THROUGHOUT YOUR LEARNING.

Fully illustrated hard-copy manual.

How to deeply Pre-Screen the Pregnant and Post Natal potential client remotely to improve the efficiency of your service.

PRACTICAL – EASY ALIGNMENT and PALPATION ASSESSMENT in the Natal periods.

Contraindications to therapy and how to refer your clients onto Health Care Providers who can help them.

The role of musculoskeletal and respiratory dysfunction in Diastasis Recti and C-Section recovery.

The implication of C-Section scars and adhesions on Post Natal core recovery.

How to address the myofascial/musculoskeletal issues that occur during Pregnancy and post birth and how to apply the most effective strategies bespoke to the client’s needs.

How to position, support and massage the Pregnant client – elevated supine, side-lying supported by bolsters.

How to position, support and massage the Post Natal client – with special consideration for C-Section discomfort, post birth tears, breast comfort.

How to use a sheet for ‘draping’ the client for better temperature control and coverage  instead of towels.

How to modify the traditional massage strokes, when the client is in the side-lying position and without working in the prone position.

You’ll learn or polish your Soft Tissue Release (STR) skills (Shorten, Lock, Stretch)

Appropriate Contract/Relax Methods for use in the Natal period.  You’ll be introduce you to the concept of ‘1 second PIR.

Therapist applied myofascial foam rolling with mini rollers and massage balls.

Simple but effective Ischaemic Strategies and Trigger Pointing during the Natal period.

Retraining the Post Natal breath – simple and highly effective strategies.

The basics of testing for Diastasis Recti (tummy muscle separation) in the Post Natal client and how to support the client to get the client the help she needs via ‘The Burrell Method for Holistic Diastasis Healing’

INTRODUCTION TO C-Section Scar Massage using bespoke massage techniques & Instrument Assisted Massage – PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE SEEKING A DEEPER AND MORE EXTENSIVE SCAR REHAB CERTIFICATION – Please view the C-Section, Hysterectomy and Abdominal Scar Immersion CPD.

Which massage mediums are safest and most effective during the Natal periods.

How to create a ‘stand-out’ welcoming and nurturing environment for your clients.

How to offer a polished, second-to-none STAND-OUT service – EVERYTIME!

**NEW FOR 2019** Soft Tissue ‘Fixes’ for the Natal Big 6 – Piriformis Pain, Anterior Knee Pain, Jaw Pain, ITB Pain/Restriction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Upper Back Pain, Lower Back Pain.

Post Course

Eternal access’ to video recordings of ALL the strategies and techniques used over the weekend including assessment and screening strategies.

PDF Downloads of client screening forms for both the Pregnant and the Post Natal client.

How to check for Diastasis Recti instructional video.

How to perform a static and dynamic Alignment Assessment including key palpation points for the Natal client – instructional video.

Self-Myofasical Foam Roller Strategies Adapted for Pregnancy and the Post Natal client.

Your education will include a bonus module on Optimal Nutrition for Healing in the Post Natal period (1 hour pre-recorded lecture) which you’ll access in full in the post-course content.

‘Eternal access’ to the dedicated Facebook Support Group where you can ask question and be in a community with other therapist serving the Pregnant and Post Natal client.

**NEW FOR 2019** Movement/Mobilization ‘Home Fun Fixes’ for the Natal Big 6 – Piriformis Pain, Anterior Knee Pain, Jaw Pain, ITB Pain/Restriction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Upper Back Pain, Lower Back Pain.

**NEW FOR 2019**How to Attract, Retain and Gain Referrals – Modern Marketing Strategies for Pre/Post Natal Soft Tissue Therapists – 3 ESSENTIAL BUSINESS TUTORIALS where I walk you through the key elements and execution strategies when running a business serving this population.

**NEW FOR 2019**  ‘Supportive Nutrition and Lifestyle For Soft Tissue Trauma and Recovery

Prerequisite:

You must already be a fully certified Massage Therapist or Physio Therapist with hands-on skills. This is a CPD programme where you are advancing on from basic massage skills.

Assessment:

This education includes on-line theory pre-learning and a short  multiple choice test that needs to be completed before your attendance.  Please ensure that you book in good time to access and complete this essential content. This ensures that we have more hands-on time over the two days

NEW- as we are currently restricted with face to face teachings, we will now be completing all teaching and learning online, until otherwise informed. This course will be completed with a video submission for your assessment showing a variety of techniques being used on your chosen client.  Once this and your theory assessment have been passed, you will be certified.

Awarding Organisation:

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