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Would you like to gain an introduction into the field of physiotherapy? Back pain, sports injuries and ergonomics are common issues and having knowledge about these areas can help make a considerable difference to a person’s health. In this course we discuss these areas in details, looking at preventative measures, occupational health, recovery from injuries, the main systems in the human body and more.
Our course is accredited by the CPD Service, which means that it may count towards CPD requirements for professionals such as personal trainers and health professionals. This course does not allow you to practice or call yourself a physiotherapist. To do so you must complete an HCPC approved physiotherapy course and be registered as a Physiotherapist with the HCPC. For more information please visit the HCPC website.
Do you want to:
- Learn about physiotherapy to improve your own health?
- Understand how to prevent injury and the impact that different lifestyles have on the body?
- Get a detailed understanding of physiotherapy, free from any bias?.
If yes, then this is the course for you.
In this course you will gain a strong understanding of the history of physiotherapy and its relationship to other body systems such as the skeletal, muscular and neuromuscular systems. You will examine the role of prevention within the science by focusing on both injury prevention and ergonomics.
Specific diseases will be discussed such as osteoporosis and back pain as well as other types of treatment such as acupuncture and hydrotherapy. The course will then conclude with understanding the role of a physiotherapist in relation to other treatments such as alternative therapies, sports coaches, personal trainers and osteopaths.
What can you do following the course?
For all students, career coaching is available from a registered physiotherapist, who will discuss what is required to become a physiotherapist. The knowledge gain in this course could be used to work in a health shop, in a fitness centre, as a journalist and more. Even if you don’t plan to pursue being a physiotherapist as a career, it is great for those looking to make more informed decisions about their own health and their family.
Post career coaching
Another option is to get career coaching from our experienced physiotherapist, who will be able to guide you on what career options are available.
What do you get with the course?
- Detailed notes and end of course exam.
- Tutor support throughout the course
- A comprehensive manual covering all aspects of the course.
- Online quizzes to re-enforce understanding.
- End of course examination with CPD-Accredited certificate for CPD purposes.
- Lifetime access to material.
Feedback from previous clients with The Specialist Academy
Julie Norton – Occupational Health Specialist
The training course contained information that will enhance both my job role and my family lifestyle.
Hemin F Najmadden - Medical Doctor
I have to say that I really enjoyed the training material. I am a medical doctor, living in Iraq and have 10 years experience in medical practice. Thanks for providing a pathway for further progress in this field.
Louise Smith – Senior Occupational Health Advisor
Your knowledge of the subject is very vast. This training course has giving me lot of new information
Julie Owen - Senior Dental Nurse
Having just completed the diet specialist course I have learned so much and found the course very informative, easy to follow and I thoroughly enjoyed enhancing my knowledge and understanding over the past 10 months.
I would highly recommend this course
Natalie Jones - Senior Occupational Health Advisor
You have excellent presentation and communication skills and delivered the course with enthusiasm
Laura Vaughan - Food teacher
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. I am a Food teacher and a chef and so was fascinated by the subject.
Janette Pickles - Senior Occupational Health Advisor
You were really able to link the information to current situations in the workplace, and making sense of the terminology.
Jim Mccombie - Clinical Hypnotherapist
Thank you very much. I enjoyed the course very much and found it contributed greatly to my practice as a Clinical Hypnotherapist in developing a weight control program
Kate Fletcher - Senior Occupational Health Advisor
Enjoyed the training very much, and gained some very useful information
The modules that we cover in this course are:
Introduction to Physiotherapy
History and Background of biological science
- Physiotherapy and its relationship with other disciplines
- The Skeletal System
- Muscles and the Muscular System
- Neuromuscular System
- Historical perspective of injury prevention
- Injury Prevention
- Sports Injuries
- Back Pain
- Critical Care
Types of Treatment
- Aqua therapy, Hydrotherapy
- Use of TENS machines
- Ultra Sound
Physiotherapy Practises and Training
- Physiotherapy in conjunction with alternative therapies
- Understanding how to become a physiotherapist
- End of Course Assessment
Who is this course for?
Anybody who has an interest in physiotherapy
The knowledge gained in this course could be used to work in a health shop, in a fitness centre, as a journalist and more. Even if you don’t plan to pursue being a physiotherapist as a career, it is great for those looking to make more informed decisions about their own health and their family.
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How many Points can I claim with this course?
Hello Neelam You can claim up to 40 CPD points with this course.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
John Addison asked:
Hi, would this course be beneficial to a yoga teacher, needing more anatomy and physiology experience?
Hello John. Yes as it covers a number of issues relating to the human body that are relevant in your profession. Things like The Skeletal System, Muscles and the Muscular System, Neuromuscular System, Injury Prevention and other topics.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Does this course mean I can work as a physiotherapist? Or is there another course to become fully qualified?
Hello Joanne. No that would not be possible. This course is only for CPD purposes.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.