If you’ve enjoyed your time working as a relaxation massage therapist, you may be wondering what other opportunities are available to further your career. Studying a Diploma of Remedial Massage at Sage could well be the answer. Our diploma course not only explores more advanced therapeutic concepts in assessing the human body and recovery from injuries, it also opens up many more doors to professional opportunities. Let’s have a look at six great reasons why you should consider a Diploma of Remedial Massage at Sage.
Assessment & treatment of injuries
With a remedial massage diploma behind you, you’ll be able to expand your massage offerings beyond relaxation massages. In the diploma course, you will study anatomy more intensely, with a strong focus on the diagnosis and treatment of specific areas of the human body. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of being able to help people with ongoing pain issues, back problems and sports injuries through treatment with remedial massage.
Students will learn how to take clients through a thorough static and dynamic musculoskeletal assessment and to interpret the results. Based on the results, you will learn how to apply the correct techniques, to benefit the client for maximum pain relief, injury prevention, and injury recovery.
Work alongside medical professionals
Becoming a remedial massage therapist is a perfect choice for someone wanting to further their career in the health industry. Remedial massage therapists are often employed in health and medical suites such as physiotherapy centres, sports centres, athletic clubs, and doctors’ clinics. Remedial massage therapists are considered a valuable asset to a medical or physical therapy centre.
Gain a Provider number
On completion of your diploma, you’ll be able to gain full membership with massage industry associations and private healthcare providers. This will enable your clients to claim benefits, making massage treatments much more affordable. This has a flow on effect of increasing business for qualified remedial massage therapists – improving your income.
Study Remedial Massage at any time that suits you
At Sage, courses are offered throughout the year, with new courses starting every few weeks. Also, you can choose whether you want to study full-time or part-time. Our full-time Diploma of Remedial Massage courses take place during the daytime, while our part-time courses are held in the evenings and on weekends. This enables flexibility and convenience for those who work full-time or have other commitments during regular business hours.
Enjoy earning more money
With a higher qualification on your wall, you’ll be rewarded with the ability to charge more for your services. Your knowledge and expertise will be appreciated and rewarded with a higher fee for your treatments – and not many of us have ever had a problem with that!
Work when it suits you
Remedial massage therapists don’t have to be tied to regular business hours. There are plenty of remedial massage employment opportunities available and the potential to work your own hours is huge. Having that extra qualification behind you boosts your professional kudos and increases your employment possibilities.
Sage Institute of Massage – it’s more than a job, it’s a rewarding career
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