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The Benefits of Sports massage therapy
The Benefits of Sports massage therapy

Recovery is one of the biggest part of a sports person training schedule. Players/Athletes will use a range of things and methods. Ranging from foam rollers and ice packs to acupuncture to ice baths, all can help recovery. Increasing popular within t...

The Empty Can Test
The Empty Can Test
Within the Sports massage therapy level 4 certificate you will be shown and taught many differing special tests that enable you to make clear and concise treatment plans. One of the tests on the shoulder is the Empty Can Test, along with the Full Can Test is a commonly used special test for supraspinatus impingement or integrity of the supraspinatus muscle and tendon.
The Neers Test
The Neers Test
Testing the client’s shoulder is a vital part of forming an effective treatment for any sports massage therapist. Within the Level 4 sports massage qualification you will learn and understand a number of tests such as the Neers Test
The Slump
The Slump

The Slump Test is a common test used, when looking for a disc herniation, indicated by lower back or leg pain. The main purpose is to see if a disc herniation is causing a pinched sciatic nerve in the lumbar spine region.

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