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London N7 9BA
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Harrow, Middx. HA1 2JR
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55 Newhall Street
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info@londonschoolofmassage.co.uk

 

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"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:

 

 
 

Spinal Backrack Massage Course
"Massaging with Confidence"

 
Spinal Backrack - CMA, IGCT, & IICT Accredited Course Course

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Backrack Massage Course (CIMSPA, IGCT, CMA & IICT Accredited)

This course is ideal for any practitioner who holds a Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage or Higher.

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

Course includes: E-Course Materials & Spinal Backrack

The Back Rack can be purchased for a special price of £250.00 during the course (normally £300.00)

About this Specialist Spinal Backrack Course ...

The Spinal Backrack course is a specialist training course that involves the use of the Backrack, a Decompression System that is classified as “Medical Device Class I” by MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency).  It is a wooden frame with rows and nodules, that is designed to mirror and fit the exact curvature of the spine and apply massage to the spine through special exercises.

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There are 3 levels to this course, with each level progressing on the previous and having its own certification.

The course fee for Level 1 includes a Spinal Backrack

What will I Learn on Spinal Backrack Course ...

 

This Spinal Backrack course will systematically guide the practitioner through the theory and practice of the Spinal Backrack System.  Upon completion, it will allow the smooth and effective integration of Spinal Backrack techniques into their own daily practice. 


Level 1

  • Presentation and Concept of the Spinal Backrack System
  • Anatomy and biomechanics of the spine
  • Muscle chains (concepts)
  • Difference between analytical and global stretching and muscle compression
  • Initial Test: VAS & Range of Motion
  • The four basic positions and the diaphragm
  • Lumbar area: muscle compression exercises and active mobilisation
  • The variations in exercises
  • Basic exercises cervical region
  • Basic exercises thoracic region
  • Basic exercises lumbar region
  • The correct approach for different sequences of exercises
  • How to develop group work within a centre
  • Final tests and verification

 
 

Level 2 Course


  • Address the most frequent pathologies of the lumbosacral-dorsal region and the related protocols of the Backrack System, for correct execution of the exercises.
  • The Backrack System LSD (Lumbar-Sacral Dorsal) module covers how to implement the actions between manual techniques (physiotherapy and osteopathic) and postural gymnastics, supporting the best possible result.
  • Go through a theoretical aspect of anatomy, biomechanics, neurology and subsequently, the exercise protocols and the ideal sequences for individual dysfunctions including:
  • LOWER BACK PAIN: What it is, postural connections, VAS tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications
  • THORACIC SPINE SYNDROME: What it is, postural connections, VAS tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications.
  • SCIATICA: What it is, postural connections, VAS tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications.
  • CURVED BACK: What it is, postural connections, VAS tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications.

     

Level 3 Course:

  • We will address the most frequent pathologies of the cervicobrachial pain syndrome and the related protocols of the Backrack System, for correct execution of the exercises.
  • The final module of the pathological Backrack System (cervicobrachial postures) is concluded between manual techniques (physiotherapy and osteopathic) and postural gymnastics, supporting the best possible result.
  • In more detail, we will go through theoretical aspects of anatomy, biomechanics, neurology and subsequently, the exercise protocols and the ideal sequences for individual dysfunctions including:
  • CERVICALGIA: What it is, postural links, VAS tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications.
  • CERVICOBRACHIAL SYNDROME: What it is, postural links, tests, Backrack exercises, mat alternations, repeated endurance movements, contraindications.

 

Course Prerequisites ...

Students must hold an Ofqual accredited Massage (level 3), equivalent, or higher.

Without an accredited Diploma, you may be able to attend the course, but you will not receive an FHT 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, 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 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
  4. DCELLS

You can read more about accredited qualifications here;
http://www.accreditedqualifications.org.uk


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;
www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/


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.

Spinal Backrack Massage Course Length ...

This Spinal Backrack Massage course is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is taught as a 1 day course.

FOR NEXT COURSE DATES AND BOOKING INFORMATION, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE.

What the Exams Consist of ...

End of day test - a short multiple choice theory exam and practical exam, as well as in class assessment and feedback

On Completing this Course ...

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

 

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The Complementary Medical Association's (The CMA) primary aim is to promote ethical, responsible, professional complementary medicine to the public and the medical profession.

We believe that by promoting The CMA and it's Registered Members though the media we are able to help the public and doctors to realise that complementary and integrative medicine is - when delivered safely and ethically - a viable and highly desirable form of healthcare.

In addition, here at The CMA, we are totally dedicated to representing "the professional face of complementary medicine" and by promoting research, education and knowledge in the field, we will help to stimulate demand for the medicine of the 21st century and beyond.

The CMA is great news for professional practitioners, ethical colleges and patients who demand and expect excellence in every aspect of treatment.


IGCT_approved_massage_course The International Guild of Complementary Therapists is the world-renowned body promoting and setting the standard for Holistic and Complementary Therapists and Course Providers.

The IGCT logo serves as reassurance for anyone looking for a skilled complementary therapist or an accredited course in the various disciplines within the holistic sphere

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 Accredited qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this course.

 

 
NEXT COURSE DATES

General Information:

Inclusive Of: E Materials, Spinal Backrack & Electronic Certificate

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

Maximum 12 per course.

18th MayCode: SB 1.0

9th March (1 day)

Total £169.00 (Discounted before 25/4/2024) £199.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)

£169.00





 
 
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