Manual Therapy Course in Singapore
Searching for that perfect education course in manual therapy course learning treatment techniques, & manipulative therapy in Singapore? We got your back if you are looking to improve your clinical practice, & gain improved clinical knowledge/ clinical decision.
How do I become a manual therapist(MT)?
Courses in manual therapy teaching manual therapy treatment techniques can be done by attending a weekend course. A
How long does it take to become a manual therapist?
Depending on your course, learning how to treat may take more than a few years of clinical practise, but to gain certification takes a weekend course in Singapore.
Who can perform manual therapy?
In Singapore, an overview of a MT is someone who's gone for training in physical therapy, chiropractic school, or sports medicine training. There are, however, certain programme in manual therapy program that teach participants how to give manual techniques to clients/ patients in private practice. Most of the training programs are weekend courses on additional clinical reasoning with a comprehensive approach to musculoskeletal. A MT in Singapore without a medical background but with a weekend certificate course is not qualified to give comprehensive treatment, let alone, management of pain due to the level of education/ training. A MT wouldn't know how to do differential diagnosis, evidence-based approach, & applying of orthopaedic manual therapy, & assessments.
Segmented manipulation techniques of the spine(eg cervical spine, sacroiliac joint, thoracic spine, lumbar spine) leaves a high risk for clients/ patients with pain due to skills red flags that are not taught in detail to assessment, acquisitions of manual therapy techniques skills, & an eclectic approach. Chiropractic physicians, physical therapists, sports medicine practitioners, & other qualified clinicians are best for assessment, treatment, & management of disorders of the spine or pain as it lowers the risks involved with legal suite. Furthermore, a manual therapist is not a recognised title in Singapore, & this doesn't cover insurance nor professional practise indemnity is available.
Participants who want to join a programme with an in-depth education in assessment, human body, manual therapy techniques knowledge would apply for the Functional Stretch Therapy as this bridges plenty of manual therapy technique which you would have to attend a few manual therapy courses to understand treatment techniques to the spinal column which includes:
What is a certified manual therapist?
Most manual therapy courses gain participants a certification of recognition of attendance & to qualify them within the weekend of practical studies. The certification process doesn't mean that you are competent with treatment techniques that employ orthopaedic manual therapy to patients with pain.
Functional Stretch Therapy Programme
A high-quality education manual therapy course /program that is a combination of methods on treatment using a series of neuromuscular stretching techniques, exercise, manipulation of the body(connective tissues), management of cervical spine, thoracic spine, upper & lower limb. The program extensively covers topics related to musculoskeletal disorders of the human body.
This manual therapy course is not a weekend course, to qualify as an FST practitioner, it takes you 7 weeks, before sitting for a practical, & theory examination on manual therapy(stretch therapy).
If you are ready to take your education knowledge of manual therapy, & qualify yourself to practise as a Functional Stretch Therapist, sign up for our next upcoming course, to learn more information/details on how you can start, read more information on fee, duration, & location, click here, or contact us at General@itigrad.com.