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Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Low Back Pain Massage Courses
"Massaging with Confidence" Series

Low Back Pain Massage - CThA, FHT & IICT Accredited Course

low back pain massage course

Low Back Pain Massage Course (CThA, FHT & IICT Accredited)

This course in Low Back Pain Massage is open to any individuals who have prior training in Body Massage or higher.

It is open to practising massage therapists as well as Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Sports Science practitioners.

About this Low Back Pain Massage Course ...

This Low Back Pain Massage course is aimed at massage and sports massage therapists who want to learn more on how to treat this common condition.  

The workshop will develop on previous massage knowledge, by providing sound theory on the anatomy of the low back as well as common conditions which affect this area.

The course is intended to give the massage practitioner a wider understanding of the range of common conditions that affect this area so as to leave them confident on how to deal with a presenting complaint.

On completion of this course, it will allow the practitioner to integrate this new knowledge into their practice as well as know when to refer or safely treat a client presenting with low back pain.


What will I learn on this Low Back Pain Massage Course ...

This Low Back Pain Massage course will systematically guide the student through the anatomy as well as common conditions affecting the low back.  It will allow the smooth and effective integration of deeper Massage techniques and gentle articulation of joints into their own practice as well as better appreciate when and when not to treat a client.

Learn the Theory and Clinical Application of:

  • Low Back Surface and Regional Anatomy
  • Common conditions affecting the the low back, e.g. Musclular strains, Osteoarthritis, Facet Irritations, Prolapsed Disc.
  • Common warning signs (Red Flags) for serious back pathology
  • Body Palpation - how and what to feel.
  • Surface anatomy of the low back
  • Introduction on how to treat "Knots" and sore spots
  • Working at deeper levels of the body
  • Incoporating a simple protocol to safely treating a client with low back pain


Low Back Pain Massage Course Prerequisites ...

Students must hold an Ofqual accredited Level 3 Diploma in Massage including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology - or equivalent, or higher.

Without an accredited Diploma, you may be able to attend the course, but you will not receive an FHT, CThA or IICT accredited certificate. This may affect your ability to obtain professional insurance.

Without an accredited Diploma you may not be able to join the FHT, CThA, IICT, or other professional body.

When submitting your Student Details form, you must also supply us with copies of your existing accredited qualifications to receive the course certificate. Supplying this information too late may result in your certificate being printed without the FHT, CThA and IICT logos. Additional charges may be incurred to print the correct Certificate.

What does accredited mean?

Accredited qualifications are those that are reviewed, recognised and monitored by regulatory bodies in order to make sure that they meet specific criteria and quality standards.

Current UK accrediting bodies are;

  1. Ofqual
  2. SQA
  3. CCEA

You can read more about accredited qualifications here;

Overseas Qualifications

If you have arrived in the UK from overseas and have existing qualifications, those qualifications may meet an acceptable standard in the UK. NARIC can provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to UK qualifications with a document called a ‘Statement of Comparability’.

You can also request an 'English Language Assessment' document, which may help determine your current level of English.

You can read more about NARIC here;

If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if your current qualifications can count towards this diploma. We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this course.

Low Back Pain Massage Course Length ...

This Low Back Pain Massage course is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is covered over a total period of 2 days.


What the Low Back Pain Massage Exams Consist of ...

  • In class assessment and feedback


Opportunities on Completing this Low Back Pain Massage Course ...

Upon successful completion of our courses, our students have gone onto:


The CThA are the leading professional association representing sports, spa and complementary therapists in the UK and Ireland.  The CThA provide discounted insurance and professional recognition. Members get listed on the website. Members also receive professional help and advice from a team of experts.


The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) is the largest and leading professional association for therapists in the UK and Ireland. With thousands of members offering a broad range of specialisms - from sports and remedial therapies, to complementary healthcare and holistic treatments.

As a "not for profit organisation" - run by therapists, for therapists – it functions to support, advance and protect members interests and career progression as professional therapists. 

IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) is a peak professional body for the natural health industry. Boasting the largest modality list in all the world, you can be sure that if you practice it, we cover it. Now with 6,000+ members world-wide, IICT is leading the way by providing our members with an international qualification for professional affiliation in the natural therapies industry.

The IICT offers a credible and cost effective alternative for all Complementary Therapists who wish to operate under a collective banner for the natural health industry. Whether you have gained your qualifications overseas or have completed short courses, all credible qualifications are considered for membership.

Our CThA, FHT and IICT Accredited qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this course.

Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Deep Tissue Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe treatment. 



Inclusive Of: Coursework and Certificate

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.

4th November (FULLY BOOKED)Code: LBP 2.0

4 - 5th Novemebr (2 days)

Total £230.00 (Discounted before 28/10/2017) £230.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


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