Soft Tissue Therapy (BTEC Level 5)
A Change in Emphasis *
More than just Sports Massage.
As pioneers and leaders of the profession, the ISRM affiliated schools now offer vocational training to a new higher level of clinical practice.
At ASCT we can offer you courses and CPD workshops that will enable you to become a complete therapist with the best career potential. Soft Tissue Therapists treat clients who have musculoskeletal injury, pain or dysfunction caused by any of life's stresses and from all walks of life. Although sport can be a common factor with many of your client’s symptoms, this is far from being the main issue you may deal with.
Soft Tissue Therapy integrates three essential clinical elements:
* The word ‘Massage’ has been removed from the title because this could now be misleading. With such a wide range of skills (and clients), as Soft Tissue Therapists you will be able to give a very effective treatment without necessarily using any conventional massage strokes. You will still do an excellent job treating athletes on all levels and Sports Massage is still a regular part of many therapists’ work, but they also do so much more.