Category: Assessment

Massage Therapy Assessment, Range of Motion, Orthopedic Assessment, evaluation of a client’s condition in order to determine the course of Massage Therapy Treatment

Soap Notes for Massage Therapy

SOAP Notes for Massage Therapy

SOAP (an acronym for Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan) is a method of documentation employed by health care providers including massage therapists to write out notes in a patient’s chart. A Massage Therapist’s duty is to assess...

11 Abnormal Gaits – Problems With Walking

11 Abnormal Gaits – Problems With Walking

Gait is the pattern of how a person walks. Different types of gait/ walking problems occur without a person’s control. Most, but not all, are due to a physical condition. For The Components of The...

Gait Assessment

Gait assessment is used to plan, and treat individuals with conditions affecting their ability to walk. The gait cycle can start when one foot contacts the ground. If it  starts with the right foot contacting the ground,...

Massage Contraindications

Massage Contraindications

The massage therapist must ask himself/herself the following questions prior to treating a patient: Does this patient have a pre-existing condition? – If yes, then: Could the application of massage exacerbate this condition? Could...