Introduction to manual medicines

Body workers (Massage. Sports. Osteopathy. Chiropractic. Physio. MLD. MFR. Biomechanics & Kinesiology).
Introduction to manual medicines
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1003.09 MB
Total length :
0h 51m



Dr Nicholas James Gill Pearce


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Introduction to manual medicines

What you’ll learn

Demonstrate knowledge of some of the most common manual medicines practiced.
Demonstrate knowledge of the history of some of the most common manual medicines.
Understand the philosophies as applied to some of the manual medicines described in this course.
Understand how, and why they are applied for a range of common health conditions.
Understand what’s involved in training to become a professional, where and how to find out about training.

Introduction to manual medicines


This course assumes absolutely no prior knowledge and is a beginner level course appropriate for anyone or those who wish to undertake some CPD.


This is an introductory course, so designed for those who wish to explore the main fields of manual medicine that are commonly practised, and are popular with patients today. This includes a brief history, philosophical theories, and how they are applied clinically and integrated into a wide range of modern allopathic and other alternative medicines. This will provide an idea for the therapies that you may wish to study in more depth and maybe at a professional level in the future. This course is accredited and recognised for CPD and foundational purposes by the College of the Society of Naturopathic Doctors in the UK. Included are topics on the following manual medicines;1, Introduction. 2, Manual medicines and the different types.3, Introduction to massage. 4, A back massage practical routine for you to have a go at home on a family member or friend. 5, Introduction to Osteopathy and Chiropractic. 6, Introduction to Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy. 7, Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Both static and dynamic forms). 8, Biomechanics and Academic Kinesiology as opposed to applied/alternative kinesiology.9, What to look for when choosing a course, accreditation, licensure and legal aspects of practising in your location, and of course how to turn this course into an accredited certificate.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 Manual medicines and the different types of manual medicines professions.

Lecture 3 Introduction to Massage.

Lecture 4 Back massage practical demonstration.

Lecture 5 Introduction to Osteopathy & Chiropractic.

Lecture 6 Introduction to Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy.

Lecture 7 Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

Lecture 8 Biomechanics and Kinesiology. What is the difference?

Lecture 9 Turning your udemy certificate into a professional qualification.

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to find out about the different types of manual medicines, their history, philosophy and training requirements.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 0h 51m | 1003.09 MB
Created by: Dr Nicholas James Gill Pearce

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