Many case studies focus on musculoskeletal issues as these are “visible” in terms of client disability and in pre-therapy and post- therapy assessment. Internal injuries and deep pain are not as readily visible, are just as debilitating and perhaps less well understood by the client, with consequent emotional effects.
So many choices: different exam boards, course content, course length, locations and price- how do you choose?
I recently had a call from a student who had signed up to a complementary therapy practitioner course that didn’t live up to promises made or her expectations. She contacted one of my former students and then made the decision to cut her losses and start afresh at Body in Balance Training.
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care has reported to Ministers that 63,000 health practitioners stand ready to help transform the nation’s health.
Local Complementary Therapies practitioner, Mariette Lobo from Body in Balance Training and Clinic, is one of them.
Harry Cayton, the Professional Standards Authority Chief Executive, stated that we need to look for new ways to deliver integrated care fit for the 21st century. He called for people in charge of health and care services to use a wider range of occupational groups, including complementary therapies.
Extend the flexibility of your response to clients’ needs & improve your ability to assess and engage appropriately with potentially stressful client-therapist relationships!
If you would like to embed your therapy skills within a framework of communication skills …
In addition to the Bayly School of Reflexology practitioner diploma course at Body in Balance Training, I will soon be launching my own independent, Body in Balance Training, professional, practitioner complementary therapy courses (all insured) that go well over and above National Occupational Standards (NOS) basic level 3 practitioner requirements for complementary therapies.
Most importantly, they meet all of the performance criteria and outcomes for complementary therapies currently on the QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework).
There will be no dumbing down, lowering of standards or short courses just to get bums on seats. Like our Facebook page for further updates if you are considering enrolling on a professional, practitioner complementary therapy course in 2015 whether or not you wish to learn a new skill or are considering a change of career with a view to becoming self-employed. Enquiries from those who wish to update their current Level 3 qualifications are also welcomed.
Chronic back pain is a mystery to medicine, and doctors invariably blame it on poor posture and lack of exercise. But it could be an indicator of a more serious problem that doctors almost never suspect, as Bryan Hubbard reports.
Most of us will suffer pain in our lower back at some time in our life; it could be constant and niggling, or it could be so excruciating that we can’t move. And although it affects 80 per cent of the adult population and results in millions of days of lost work, medicine is at a loss to explain why chronic back pain happens, other than to blame our sedentary lifestyle, poor posture and the fact that we now spend hours crouched over a computer or mobile phone.
While all of these reasons may be to blame for some cases and might be helped by exercise and remedial therapies like osteopathy and …