⁃ Myopractic Therapy
⁃ Deep muscle therapy
⁃ Posture balancing
⁃ Neuro muscular therapy
Instructor: James Buckley Course Number: MY-O1 Course credits: 100 Date of course: to be agreed
Course location: Carrigadaggen, Newbawn, Co Wexford
Course designator: James Buckley
Telephone: 051 565 082
Mobile: 087 7723803

Office hours: Monday – Saturday 9 am to 6pm

The course

Duration: approximately 15 months (445 hours)

Anatomy-Physiology; Combination of lectures and practical training.

Massage Therapy to prepare students hands for Myopractic Therapy.

Material used by Gary A Thibodeau PhD and Kevin T Patton PhD, 14th edition.

Five modules of Myopractic Therapy

All materials are supplied for Myopractic Students.

Students may wish to purchase books and equipment (not mandatory)

Students will have the opportunity to see different modalities in use at the clinic, for example

  • Laser therapy
  • Electrode Acupuncture
  • T.E.N.S. machines
  • Percussion tools
  • Shock wave therapy

All exams are in house, minimum pass rate is 75%.

Exams are related to the modules the students are currently working on.

Results will be available next class.

Lectures will be given at the beginning of the class and also put into practice. All subjects will have home studies.

Course objectives: To train students to the highest levels of professionalism in treating all muscle problems.

As students do practical training, Classes will be mixed gender, harassment or innuendos will not be tolerated,

Classes are relaxed, friendly and interactive.

If a student has a concern they are encouraged to communicate with the instructor.

Instructors are available before or after class if students have a problem. After four weeks students will be able to work on friends and family for practice. The Institute encourages students to practice, practice, practice.

Massage therapy 125 hours

Five modules: feet, legs, hips thighs, back and chest,

Shoulders, neck and arms, head and face.

Anatomy 50 hours

The study of the structures of the body and all its parts.

Practical evaluation must have a minimum pass rate of 80%.


Physiology 25 hours

The study of how muscles, cells and organs interact to form whole being.

The Integumentary System is the study of the skin – the largest organ in the human body.

The muscular system – The bodies motors. They hold the body together and are responsible for every movement.

The skeletal system – the bones provide strength, protection for organs, storage for marrow, and manufacture red and white blood cells.

The circulatory system – The life of the body.

The respiratory system – The oxygen delivery system.

The digestive system – the study of digestion and elimination.

The Nervous system – the organ system containing a network of specialized cells called neurons.

Urinary System – Group of organs in the body concerned with excretion of urine.

Reproductive System – A collection of organs that work together for the purpose of producing new life.

Sense – Five natural powers (touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing) through which you receive information about the world around you.

Growth & Development – Growth and progression toward maturity.

Nutrition & Metabolism – The biochemical process by which nutrients are broken down and converted into energy that is used by the body or stored for later use.

Acid Balance – Balance between production and excretion of acid or alkali by the body.

Endocrine System – The collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system.

Lymphatic System – Network of organs, lymph nodes, lymph ducts and lymph vessels that make and move lymph from tissues to the blood stream.

Fluid & Electrolyte Balance – Minerals in the body that have an electric charge in the blood, urine and body fluids.

Blood – Fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries and veins.


On completion of the above, students will be ready to study Myopractic Therapy including Patient Evaluation, Patient Management, Clinic Management, Hygiene and Work Ethics.

Myopractic Therapy also has 5 modules:

⁃ Module 1: Feet and Legs (24 hours)

⁃ Module 2: Hips and Thigh (24 hours)

⁃ Module 3: Back and Chest (24 hours)

⁃ Module 4: Neck, Shoulders and Arms (24 hours)

⁃ Module 5: Patient evaluation, Postural and visual Analysis and correction, Pain Mapping (24 hours)

Internship students will treat 50 patients 3 treatments each patient (150 hours)