A one day introductory workshop for qualified therapists to discover a new approach for treating scars, fibrosis and adhesions. Read more…
Try some simple new techniques to help encourage further healing in this one day highly practical course. Attendees will finish the day with 6 simple ScarWork techniques and have an understanding of their application for a variety of scars surgery. ScarWork is gentle, unlike some scar massage techniques, so minimal strain is put on the therapist and the client should also find treatment comfortable to receive.
- – 6 Simple ScarWork techniques, designed to promote healthy scar tissue and help reduce adhesions and fibrosis
- – Clinical practice session with external ‘volunteer models’ with a variety of scars
- – Scar healing timelines
- – Brief introduction to scars from surgery and the lasting impact on fascia, movement and mobility
- – Introduction to Sharon Wheeler and the development of ScarWork
- – Contraindications to ScarWork
This practical workshop is designed to introduce simple, easy to apply techniques for patients after surgery. Theory sessions will include the concepts of scar healing, connective tissue, adhesions and fibrosis.
Pre-course reading is issued before attendance. The day starts with covering basic theory including contraindications and treatment principles. This is followed by a demonstration and paired practice to complete the morning session. In the afternoon, the skills are then transferred to a clinical session with external ‘volunteer models’ for consolidation of the techniques, on clients with a variety of scars from surgery.
For those new to scars and scar management techniques, further training is recommended. At the end of the course attendees may choose to attend the full ScarWork certification course and become a ScarWork therapist.
Please note: Attendees are only permitted to promote themselves as a ScarWork therapist after completion of the full ScarWork Therapist Certification course.
All attendees must be qualified and insured professional therapists with at least one years experience in their field. This can include anyone qualified in physiotherapy, lymphatic drainage, massage, acupuncture, osteopathy, chiropractors, Rolfing, Bowen etc.
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