Massage Therapy Reference

How to be a Massage Therapist

How to be a Massage Therapist

Each year, people are spending billions in alternative health care (which includes Massage Therapy). Massage Therapists can work for themselves, at home, at a clinic or at a spa. They can work part time,...

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...

Massage Contraindications

Massage Contraindications

As part of the assessment before performing massage therapy, the 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...

Whiplash Massage

Whiplash is an injury to the head and neck caused by sudden acceleration quickly followed by deceleration. Whiplash is also referred to as Cervical Sprain and Cervical Strain. Québec Task Force Classification for Whiplash:...

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