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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • This courses teaches specialised massage techniques to increase mobility and improve muscle elasticity with an overall improvement in biomechanics. These techniques are based around “Trigger Points” which are often tender areas in the body. The treatment can help patients by increasing blood flow and reducing spasms in their muscles.

    This course is highly recommended for students as a pre-entry course for the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Course Units

  • In this course, Participants will develop a thorough understanding of how to treat musculoskeletal problems using myofascial trigger point techniques, location and pain patterns of Trigger Points and how to apply these in practice, throughout massage sessions. This courses will cover the information such as:

    • Identify myofascial trigger points and their pain patterns and outline the process for the identification
    • Practically demonstrate the location and treatment of myofascial trigger points in major muscles
    • Treatment areas covered include the major points on the torso (including gluteal area and upper chest), neck & face.
    • Understand and demonstrate the stretching procedures used with trigger point therapy
    • Incorporate trigger point therapy into a treatment protocol and demonstrate this

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: weekly
    • Hobart Intake: weekly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • This training package does not have any entry requirements.

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $600
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms, and conditions will be provided in the Letter of Offer when you apply.

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    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

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