Neuromuscular Physical Therapy Course by NTC

Neuromuscular Physical Therapy Course

A 15 month part-time programme which leads to qualification as a Neuromuscular Physical therapist and Sports Massage therapist from National Training Centre (NTC) and that will run in the NAS CentreNTC

The National Qualification in Neuromuscular and Physical Therapy is a part-time programme, qualifies students to offer soft tissue manipulation techniques and therapeutic interventions in the treatment of acute and chronic pain problems.

Treatments offered by graduates who are based in the Republic of Ireland and who are members of the Association of Neuromuscular Physical Therapists (ANMPT) to customers of Laya Healthcare and AVIVA Health are covered in line with the policies offered.

WATERFORD WEEKEND COURSE – Starting January 2016

One weekend per month for fifteen months

09:00 to 17:00 Saturday and Sunday


  1. January 30th & 31st
  2. February 27th & 28th
  3. March 19th & 20th
  4. April 23rd & 24th
  5. May 28th & 29th
  6. June 25th & 26th
  7. July 23rd & 24th
  8. August 27th & 28th
  9. September 24th & 25th
  10. October 22nd & 23rd
  11. November 19th & 20th
  12. December 17th & 18th


  1. January 14th & 15th
  2. February 11th & 12th
  3. March 11th & 12th

This CCME course is an advanced Complementary Medical Educational (CME) programme involving Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Manipulation techniques including:

  • Functional Anatomy, Physiology and PathologyNTC
  • The Skeletal System
  • Arthrokinematics
  • The Muscular System
  • The Blood and Circulatory System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Nervous and Endocrine System
  • Fascia and Myokinetic Chains and Links
  • Overview of all other major systems applied to Physical Therapy
  • Laws of European Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Sports Massage Techniques
  • Postural Assessment and Range of Motion testing.
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • Myofascial Release
  • Event Massage including pre and post eventNTC 2
  • Positional Release
  • Strain Counterstrain
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Etiology, Formation and Treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points.
  • Neuromuscular Techniques
  • Bodywork Nutrition
  • Full Body Kinetic Chain Assessment
  • Injury Scenarios and Differential Diagnosis
  • Role of the therapist including professional conduct, ethical practice and setting up professional practice.
  • Physical Therapy as a profession (Includes aspects of Clinical Practice)

Contact NTC  for further information:  Phone 01 882 7777