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Classroom Oncology Massage


Oncology massage is for experienced massage practitioners only. Oncology massage is the modification of existing massage therapy techniques in order to safely work with complications of cancer and cancer treatment. During this accredited course students will learn how to carry out manual lymphatic drainage, how to prepare the client for treatment on areas such as legs, arms, chest, face, and the back. Online theory: Theory completed at your own pace Course duration: Half day practical session What will the course cover? Introduction What is Oncology Massage Oncology Massage Assessments Benefits of Oncology Massage The role of a Massage therapist Healing Benefits Massage Therapy & Symptom release Oncology Massage – Background and research What Cancer is and how it spreads Different types of Cancer What is Staging and Grading of Cancer Treatments for Cancer How is massage for someone with cancer different Contraindications Practical session Assessment Pre - Entry requirements: Body Massage qualification Dress code: Black Tunic and black trousers Accreditation: ABT




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