NAT Trigger Point Therapy Diploma Course (19 CEUs)
The NAT Trigger Point Therapy Diploma course is offered for certified/qualified manual therapists who wish to expand their knowledge of trigger points and extend further within their scope of practice.
The course is built on latest evidence regarding the treatment of trigger points whilst encompassing the teachings of some of the worlds leading practitioners and is presented by Elsevier Education award winner Paul Townley MMACP PT who adds practical knowledge from his years working with elite athletes in the EPL.
The supporting course text includes over 250 fully illustrated pages covering the most important data pertaining to trigger points, muscle pain, fascia, and explains how these interconnect. In addition it provides the key information required to aid clinical reasoning and assessment by looking at the clinical relevance of TrPs in each muscle. It also includes detailed presentations of trigger point sites, pain maps, and recommended treatment techniques.
The 50 new video tutorials (180 minutes of classes added in November 2020) provide the fundamentals of trigger point therapy, including: What are Trigger Points?; Research and Evidence; Referred Pain; Clinical Reasoning and Assessment; Perpetuating Factors; How to Find Trigger Points; Treatment Options and Techniques; Muscle Energy Techniques; Ischemic Compression Techniques; Neurodynamic Techniques.
About the Presenter
Paul Townley holds a Masters Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy.
Paul is qualified as an ESP (Extended Scope Practitioner) and a university lecturer and teacher in the United Kingdom.
In a career spanning more than two decades Paul has worked with elite athletes (including Physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC - EPL) and has provided specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.
Healing Through Trigger Point Therapy
Free "NAT Trained" T-Shirt.
Certificate of Completion
Full colour illustrations
Easy "Quick Reference" format
This text can be ordered in hard copy - please select "Print Edition" above, if you wish to receive a hard copy of the text.
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60+ Trigger Point Video Classes presented by Paul Townley
HD quality video accessed via our Virtual Classroom (password provided) with closed-captions in English.
Watch anytime online on any device (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone)
Online Exams and Certification
Online Exam comprising multiple choice questions
NAT Certification - For more information click here
See table below for other CEU accreditations
Exam does not need to be completed in any one sitting. You may save your answers as you go along and return to continue at any time - internet connection required
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses.
|Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers (NCBTMB)||19 CEU|
|College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) (CMTO does not require pre-approval of courses - see link)||19 CE Hours|
|American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) (AMTA does not pre-approve courses - see link)||19 CE Hours|
|Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta||3.0 CECs|
|National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)||1.7 CEUs|
|Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)||15 CEUs|
|Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS)||9.5 CEUs|
|Massage Therapists (MMA - formerly AAMT)||10 CPE|
|Continuing Education Hours||19 CE Hours|
|Kansas Chiropractic Associations||21 Hrs Cat 1 CE|
|Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners||18.75 Hours|
|Alabama Board of Physical Therapy (Any coursework relevant to the practice of physical therapy will be honoured - see link)||19 CE Hours|
|Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Patient Related”)||19 CEs|
|Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Related to the Clinical Practice of Occupational Therapy”)||19 CEs|
|Florida Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”)||19 CEs|
|Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”)||19 CEs|
|Georgia Board of Nursing (LPN/RPN) - CE Broker (“General”)||19 CEs|
|Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“General Continuing Education”)||19 CEs|
|Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure (LMT) - CE Broker (“CE relevant to the practice of Massage Therapy”)||19 CEs|
Trigger Point Therapy Diploma Course - includes lifetime access to all online course assets (video classes, course text, exam, certification). All course assets may be accessed online via any device or downloaded. T-Shirt and Shipping included. Limited time offer.
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