Advanced Cert Neuromuscular Therapy (London)

This CPD course explores the concepts for therapeutic intervention to resolve chronic pain problems and changes in sensation.

The part-time course of six weekends will provide professional experienced therapists with unique models and concepts for the specific intension of providing therapeutic intervention for the resolution of unresolved (chronic) pain problems and changes in sensations (Myofascial Trigger Points). This course includes Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling, Cranial and Intra-oral work.

If you are interested and would like to know more about this CPD course, please call us now on 020 34110629 (London) or fill out the registration form to book a place now.

This unique course provides intensive practical sessions with theoretical lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on practice between course participants. Qualified ENMT Tutors will use HD camera technology to ensure each participant gets to see every technique, elbow, digit or hand placement in real time.

Course Details

This advanced course is exclusively available to applicants who hold a recognised qualification in bodywork or physical therapy (Sports Therapists, Sports Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Rolfers etc) and who have a good knowledge of anatomy, physiology and postural assessment. Ideally you should have at least three years professional experience.

This course is an advanced Complementary Medical Educational (CME) programme and includes:

  • Introduction - Overview of the course with questions and answers
  • History -  An overview of the history of European Neuromuscular Therapy
  • MyoTensegrity - The one muscle hypothesis - A new vision for bodywork therapists (BioTensegrity-Levin)
  • ENMT - The ten physiological considerations of European Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Myofascial Trigger Points - Etiology, pathophysiology and formation of Myofascial Trigger Points, a new hypothesis
  • Full Body Kinetic Chain - Assessment, analysis and the implications for treating pain
  • NMTq - Neuromuscular Techniques
  • Assessment - Tests for Muscle Shortness
  • Advanced Anatomy (1) 
  • Science of Stretching - Skin, fascia, nerves, muscle, lymphatics, bone and more
  • Kinetic Chain - Four bar closed chain kinetic system
  • MET (1) - Muscle Energy Technique
  • Myofascial Release - Compression without distortion. Volumetric perspective - radial organisation
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Mechanotransduction as mechanical ‘feeding’ of tissues – large external mechanical impacts (‘the food’) are being converted into small ‘energy chunks’ – digestible at the microlevel where the tissue re-modeling, repair and building takes place. (Blyum, L. B.I.G  2012)
  • Injury Scenarios (1) - Injury Scenarios - Part 1
  • MET (2) - Muscle Energy Technique
  • STR - Soft Tissue Release
  • Injury Scenarios (2) - Injury Scenarios - Part 2
  • Stress Tests - Advanced Neural Tissue Stress Tests and Differential diagnosis
  • Advanced Anatomy (2)
  • PR (1) - Positional release - Part 1 Cervical Spine, Inter-costals, Upper limb, Para-spinals
  • Advanced Anatomy (3)
  • ACTS - Active CryoTherapy Stretching
  • PR (2) - Positional release - Part 2 Lower Limb and Pelvis
  • INIT - Integrated Neuromuscular Inhibition Technique
  • Exam Preperation - Discussion concerning the format of the final exams
  • Revision and Examination - Revision and Final Exams Submission of coursework tasks
  • Participants will be required to complete a number of tasks during the course. There will be continual assessment with feedback and a final written paper (Multiple choice, 2 hours) on the final weekend.
  • Cadaveric studies which focus on wholeness through connective tissue.

The cost of the Advanced Certificate in Neuromuscular Therapy is €1,985 (£1,521* approx.)

Places may be booked by payment of a deposit of €585 (£448* approx.) and the balance of €1,400 (£1,072* approx.) must be paid two weeks prior to the programme start date. 

There is a discount of €100 for those who book and pay fees in full one calendar month prior to the course start date resulting in total fees of €1,885 (£1,444* approx.)

* Sterling prices are approximate and were calculated in early May 2016. The actual sterling prices may be more or less than those shown. All programme fees will be processed in Euro.

​Students should not book accommodation or make travel arrangements until the programme has been confirmed. Confirmation will take place in mid-August, or earlier once the minimum number of required students have enrolled.

Schedule and Locations

This CPD course runs at Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, London. The anatomy cadaver studies will take place at the Charing Cross Campus.The course runs on the following dates and times:

Dates to be confirmed


Why is this course unique?
This course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn advanced soft tissue manipulation skills and elevate their knowledge concerning the mechanisms, etiology and effective management of chronic pain. This is the course that therapists throughout the United Kingdom have been crying out for and will separate you from all other therapists in your location.

Who is the programme leader for this advanced course?
John Sharkey MSc. is a European Neuromuscular Therapist, Exercise Physiologist and Anatomist with over 27 years international experience as an accepted pioneer and authority on chronic pain management. John is author of a number of books on Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Points and Fibromyalgia and is on the editorial board of the JBMT (Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies-Editor Dr. Leon Chaitow) and a reviewer for the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and the international Journal of Osteopathy. John is also a member of the Olympic Council of Irelands Medical and Science Team and a senior tutor with the NTC and University of Chester and programme leader of the Masters Degree in Neuromuscular Therapy.

Who are the tutors?
A team of highly experience NMT’s with international teaching experience, clinical experience and specific tutor qualifications will ensure all participants have a great educational experience. David Anderson, Bobby Fitzsimons, Kevin Prunty, Larry Geraghty and Cristopher Alejandro.

Where in London does the course take place?
The course will consist of classroom presentations, demonstrations and hands-on exchanges between participants. These classes will take place in the Imperial College, South Kensington Campus. The anatomy cadaver studies will take place at the Charing Cross Campus.

Is the course running on a Saturday and Sunday only?
Yes. The course will run from 9 am -5 pm Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4.30 pm.

Where is the nearest tube station in London?
South Kensington station.

If I have difficulty on the day finding the London venue can I call someone for assistance?
Yes. If you need assistance call 02075947333.


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