This is the mobilization of soft tissue and muscle to restore normal systemic and functional use. Massage relieves tension and pain, improves circulation, and promotes digestion and joint mobility.
It is considered one of the healthiest options to improve one’s quality of life. It differs from relaxation massage, such as Swedish massage, as it works on a deeper therapeutic level.
The qualities of a Therapeutic Massage Therapist include an open and receptive personality, love for people and their needs, being hard working and friendly.
Upon completion of the qualification, students must register with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa, and will be issued with a practice number.
Diploma in Therapeutic Massage (NQF level5) 2 years full time
Own Business or Practice, Hospitals, Medical Clinics, Stress Clinics, Semi-medical services at Sport Clubs and Retirement Villages.
Therapeutic Massage, Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Occupational Health and Safety, Nutrition and more.