Massage Therapy for Frozen Shoulder and Related Conditions

Massage Therapy for Frozen Shoulder and Related Conditions

5 cpd points

A common condition that we are presented with as therapists is Frozen Shoulder (also known as Adhesive capsulitis). It is a painful and disabling condition that often causes great frustration for patients and caregivers due to slow recovery. This chronic painful condition, that causes loss of motion in the shoulder joint, can have a huge impact on the lifestyle of the client, lasting for as long as 2 years. Sufferers are often told to ‘grin and bear it’ until it goes away but few are told that massage can help!


Treatment for a frozen shoulder varies depending on the stage of the condition and the severity of the pain and stiffness. It is important for the massage therapist to have a good understanding of this in order to provide effective treatment.

Course Details

This one-day workshop will give you the knowledge and confidence to address the presenting problem and to be effective in your treatment for your client and assist in their recovery. This will then enable them to return to full function without surgical intervention and painful injections.


During this workshop we wil cover the following:


  • 22 muscles that can potentially cause pain and restriction in movement of the shoulder capsule
  • Anatomical landmarks and structures – skeletal
  • Assessment techniques – Range of Movement (ROM)
  • Treatment techniques to improve mobility and alleviate pain
  • Safety considerations


A staggering one million people in the UK suffer from frozen shoulder each year and yet most massage therapists have no idea how to treat it. Be one of the few who can!

Who Can Attend?

This workshop is designed for practitioners, qualified in any form of Body Massage Therapy.

Recognition by Professional Associations

Widely accepted by most Professional Bodies. If you are not already registered with a Professional Body and would like to do so here are some useful links – ICGTCtHA, FHT.


For stand-alone insurance we are pleased to recommend Westminster

More Information


The workshop will be largely practical in content and as a result, you will be required to wear appropriate clinic workwear for the duration of the course. This is a largely hands-on day allowing sufficient time to practice and perform the techniques under the guidance of the tutor. During the course you will partner up with another therapist and will get the chance to perform the techniques taught as well as being the recipient. Understanding what the technique is supposed to feel like is an invaluable tool.


Duration: 1 day


Course fees include the following:

  • All class tuition
  • A comprehensive course manual
  • An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
  • 5 cpd points
  • Tea and coffee throughout the day
  • Use of massage couch in class



You may also find the following workshops very beneficial:


Tutor: Anita Snowball – see our MSCM Tutor Page


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If you have already attended this workshop in the past and would like to do a refresher please call us on 020-8429-2895 – you are welcome to attend again at half price.


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If the course you wish to attend is full please send us an email at [email protected]. and we will be pleased to add you to the waiting list in case we have any dropouts.


If you are unable to attend the date below and are keen to do the course please let us know on [email protected]. If we have enough interest for another date we will be happy to schedule one in.


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Course Dates

November 2024 - Saturday 16th November - 10am - 5pm

Cost: £98.75 (+VAT)

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