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Massage Therapy for Chronic Pathologies (online study)

This course is perfect for you if you want to increase your knowledge and skills when working with people who have long-term health conditions as a professional massage therapist. There is so much mis-information when working with certain pathologies with massage treatments and this course aims to give you the confidence to work as part of an integrated healthcare team. You will be assessed through case study coursework and reflective practice.

Supported by a huge workbook that you can keep forever! You also have access to your tutor by phone, email, and video call for ongoing support.


Applicants will need to already hold a recognised level 3 diploma in massage therapy.


  • The different forms of arthritis (OA, RA, PsA, PMR, EA, Spondylosis, Gout)

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

  • Osteoporosis

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Syndrome

  • Diabetes

  • Obesity

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Grave’s Disease, hyper and hypothyroidism

  • HIV/Aids

  • Asthma

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Heart Disease and hypertension

  • Stroke and other Brain Injuries

  • Paraplegia

  • Epilepsy

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and peripheral neuropathy

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalitis (ME)

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) or Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Long Covid

  • Clients undergoing treatment for cancer and supporting those with terminal illnesses

Cost of this course is £100.00

CHP Premier members get a £10 discount

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