NAT Trigger Point Therapy Diploma Course (19 hrs)
NAT Trigger Point Therapy Diploma
This course is specifically designed for certified and qualified manual therapists seeking to broaden their understanding of trigger points and elevate their scope of practice.
Built upon the latest evidence-based research and incorporating teachings from the world's leading practitioners, this comprehensive course is presented by Elsevier Education Award winner Paul Townley MMACP PT. Drawing from his extensive experience working with elite athletes in the EPL, Paul delivers valuable practical insights throughout the course.
The accompanying course text features over 250 beautifully illustrated pages that delve into crucial information on trigger points, muscle pain, fascia, and their interconnections. It also highlights the clinical relevance of trigger points in each muscle, aiding clinical reasoning and assessment. Detailed presentations of trigger point sites, pain maps, and recommended treatment techniques are also included.
With new video tutorials (totaling 180 minutes of classes), the course covers the fundamentals of trigger point therapy, such as:
- 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
Paul Townley PT MACP
Paul Townley holds a Master's Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy.
As a qualified Extended Scope Practitioner (ESP) and university lecturer in the United Kingdom, Paul has dedicated over two decades of his career to the field of physiotherapy. His experience includes working with elite athletes, such as serving as a physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC in the EPL, and providing specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.
Concise Book of Trigger Points
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.
60+ Trigger Point Video Classes presented by Paul Townley
Watch anytime online on any device (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone)
Online Exam comprising multiple choice questions
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 CEUs|
Massage Therapists (MMA - formerly AAMT)
|American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)||19 CE Hours|
|Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC)||19 CE Hours|
|Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA)||10 (Sec) CE Credits|
|College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)||19 CE hours|
|Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta||3.0 CECs|
|Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM)||19.0 Core Credits|
|Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS)||9.5 CEUs|
|Alabama Board of Physical Therapy||19 CE Hours|
|College of Chiropractors of British Columbia (CCBC)||19 CE Hours|
Iowa Board of Chiropractic (IDPH)
||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|
|Kansas Chiropractic Association||21 Hrs Cat 1 CE|
|Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners||18.75 Hrs|
|National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)||1.7 CEUs|
|Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)||15 CEUs|