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Dry Needling Workshop Melbourne

Dry Needling Workshop

Dry Needling Workshop

Dry Needling Workshop Melbourne

Massage Institute Australia is holding a Dry Needling Workshop Melbourne.

Dry Needling is an advanced technique, which uses a fine filament acupuncture needle to directly access Trigger Points in Myofascial Tissue.

Once a Needle is inserted into the Trigger Point, it elicits a twitch response in the taut band, this releases the build up of calcium in the sarcomeres and allows the muscle to return to its neutral state, thereby restoring function and proper contraction.

Dry Needling can also assist in breaking the pain cycle, by providing a distraction to the ‘pain gate’, which aids those who suffer from Chronic Pain conditions.

This efficient and effective method for releasing Trigger Points, which are a common cause of repetitive strain injuries, chronic pain and restricted biomechanics, can easily be integrated into a Remedial Massage Treatment.

By incorporating Dry Needling into a Remedial Massage Treatment – the Therapist can access a larger surface area, allowing for a greater scope of treatment, reduced physical effort and potentially better outcomes for their clients.

Research has shown Dry Needling to be of benefit for: Repetitive Strain Injuries, Postural Distortions, Chronic Neck Pain and Headaches from a Myofascial origin.

Dry Needling Course

The course is divided into Theoretical and Practical components to ensure a thorough understanding of DN.

The theoretical component is to be completed prior to the first class.

The practical aspect of the modality will be focused on ensuring you – the learner are confident in incorporating Dry Needling into your Remedial Massage Practice.

History of Dry Needling
Trigger Points & Referral Patterns
Common Musculoskeletal Conditions
Contraindications & Endangerment Zones
Work Health Safety

Safe Practice
Precautions & Risks
Trigger Points & Referral Patterns
Contraindications & Endangerment Zones
Dry Needling Techniques

Students will have access to Massage Institute Australia’s online system for the theoretical component and will be required to pre-read the material and answer online questions prior to attending the first practical session.

Students will be assessed at the end of each practical class and will be required to demonstrate safe Dry Needling practices.

Enrol – Dry Needling Course

Entry Requirements
Students must submit a certified copy of their Diploma of Remedial Massage prior with their enrolment form.

Enrolment Course Essentials
Complete the enrolment form and email to email

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Certificate IV Massage Courses Melbourne

dl flyer front 2014Introduction to Massage Institute Australia Massage Institute Australia is the new way to learn the Certificate IV Massage Courses Melbourne. We have designed our classes to suit those who like a modern approach to their learning. Practical classes are held one day a fortnight and we have videos available of all the techniques so you the student can review these as many times as required to really cement the training and the techniques. Our courses are industry approved and Nationally accredited so you can be assured that the training you are receiving is as up to date and current as possible. We also have tutoring sessions available twice a week where we can assist in your learning.

Study Massage Melbourne

The Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (Certificate IV Massage Courses Melbourne) will provide you with the foundational skills to practice Massage. It is a Nationally Recognised qualification, and is an entry level course into the massage industry, teaching the practical techniques and theories of massage. It allows participants to give future clients a Therapeutic Massage or Relaxation Massage as well as recognise contraindications to treatment. The job prospects for this qualification are: Massage Therapist at a Day Spa, Allied Health Care provider. Massage Therapist in your own clinic.

Enrol at Massage Institute Australia

At Certificate IV level there are no entry requirements for this qualification, however Massage Institute Australia prefers that all applicants are over 18 years of age, and a literacy and numeracy test is completed at enrolment if the applicant has not received a nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level or above.

Delivery Overview: The mode of delivery for Certificate IV Massage courses Melbourne is a mixture of online, face to face, on the job and in a practical setting.

Course Duration: Class Time One day a fortnight (4 months)
Location Camberwell & Monbulk
Log Book 25 hours
Placement 15 hours
Online Lessons, Materials and Assessments
Reading 2 Text Books
Videos Each practical technique is accompanied by a video

Posted by: In: Courses 26 Aug 2013 0 comments

Enrol today in Diploma and Certificate IV Massage Courses with Massage institute Australia. Enhance your learning at Massage Institute Australia. With our courses that provide a fresh and engaging approach to studying Massage. We know the classroom environment has become outdated and the needs of the learner have evolved, so we developed progressive massage courses that are predominantly online and via video tutorials. Now you can learn at a time and place that best suits you. Our classroom training occurs one day, every fortnight throughout each semester. You will increase your learning and retention needs with most of your massage theory accessible online and via video tutorials, and be able to use class time for the real hands-on practice! Get your hands onto a massage course at Massage Institute Australia today! Massage Courses Melbourne – Massage Institute Australia.

Posted by: In: Workshops 07 Jul 2013 2 comments

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If your hands, wrists and thumbs are sore at the end of a Massage, then you need to refine your technique and add more skills to your repertoire. massage courses melbourne

Massage Institute Australia is holding short workshops in Dry Needling and Dynamic Cupping to enable you to deliver fast results to your clients. massage school melbourne

Dry Needling is one of the most effective techniques to eliminate Trigger Points. This technique is suitable to those that have a Diploma Remedial Massage or equivalent.

Courses beginning monthly. Contact us today on 1300 286 125.

Posted by: In: Courses 01 May 2013 0 comments

Vocational Learning is the term used to describe courses which lead to job outcomes.
Massage Institute Australia has two qualifications on its scope which are Nationally Recognised;
•    HLT40312 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice
•    HLT50307 Diploma Remedial Massage

This means that once competency is gained, the qualification is recognised across Australia. Massage Melbourne study

Which means  you could travel with your career and work in day spas, health clubs and allied health practices across the country.

Study Massage in Melbourne at one of our two locations – Malvern East and Yarra Ranges. One day a fortnight practical.

Videos are provided to assist your learning so you can view these as often as you need.

Posted by: In: Courses 01 May 2013 1 comment

The Diploma Remedial Massage @ Massage Institute Australia will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work either in an allied health clinic or in your own business.
The techniques taught at this level include:
•    Trigger Point Therapy
•    Myofascial Release
•    Sports Massage
•    Stretching
•    Corporate Massage
•    Special Needs Massage
•    After care advice
Massage Institute Australia courses are reviewed annually so you will always get relevant and current information. Videos are provided to assist your learning so you can put these on replay to get them into your knowledge bank!
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