Electrotherapy For Sports Massage

Electrotherapy For Sports Massage

Cost: £125 per person £90 for Greenhouse Therapies students

(Total fee payable upon booking)

Discount available for previous PAYGT and GHT candidates (loyalty scheme)

10am – 4.30pm

Location – 40 Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4AJ

Maximum students per Workshop: 6 (Why is this?)


About this course

This 1-day course is intended for those qualified and experienced in the treatment of musculoskeletal injury. Particular emphasis will be given to the application of interferential, tens and muscle stimulation for the treatment of swelling, pain and muscle atrophy. The course is a natural progression for those who already practice manual therapy or who have previously undertaken study in the use of therapeutic ultrasound.

Entry requirements

  • Learners must have a L4 or above Sports Massage / injury qualification.
  • Learners must be studying a L4 Sports Massage course or equivalent.
  • Alternative qualifications may be considered.


  • Client suitability & contraindication to treatment
  • Advantages and disadvantages to treatment
  • Dermatome, Myotome and Sclerotome levels of involvement 
  • Acute and chronic pain management
  • Muscle stimulation to assist the healing process
  • Machine parameters (pain gate mechanism and / or the opioid system)
  • Application of tens & IF therapy
  • Home care advice 


  • Practical observation
  • 1 x multi-choice paper

Course delivery

  • The course comprises of lectures and practical application
  • Either a Saturday or Sunday (Date TBC)


This course has been approved by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT), and provides a total of 8 CPD points