Cost: $165.00 plus $10.00 Material Fee
Course Overview: The Sciatic Massage course is designed to provide massage therapists with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively address and alleviate sciatic nerve pain in their clients. Sciatica is a common condition characterized by pain, tingling, and numbness that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down through the buttocks and legs. This course will focus on techniques specifically tailored to targeting the sciatic nerve and surrounding musculature to promote pain relief and improved functionality.
- Understand the anatomy and physiology of the sciatic nerve and related structures.
- Identify common causes and symptoms of sciatic nerve pain.
- Develop proficiency in assessing clients with sciatic nerve pain, including identifying trigger points and areas of muscular tension.
- Learn a variety of effective massage techniques to alleviate sciatic nerve pain, including deep tissue massage, myofascial release, stretching, and neuromuscular techniques.
- Explore proper body mechanics and ergonomics to ensure therapist safety and prevent injury during sciatic massage sessions.
- Gain knowledge of self-care practices and home exercises that can support clients in managing their sciatic pain between massage sessions.
- Understand contraindications and precautions related to sciatic massage to ensure client safety and well-being.
- Learn effective communication strategies to educate clients about sciatic nerve pain, treatment options, and self-care practices.
Most massage programs have a ‘one size fits all’ standard curriculum that every student follows to completion. We offer many different elective classes for you to choose at convenient times. These courses offer a very advanced level of specialized education taught by experienced instructors.
Here at the Advanced School of Massage Therapy, our 550 Hour program will enable you to take the new California State Exam in order to become a Certified Massage Therapist.