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...

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...

Range of Motion Testing

Range of Motion: ROM – Range of Motion – the range through which a joint can move or be moved Range of Motion testing is done to determine whether the range is limited, normal...

Postural Assessment ( Visual Observation )

Postural Assessment FOR Gait Assessment see: GAIT ASSESSMENT PAGE Static Postural Assessment Posture – a synthesis of the positions of all the body’s joints at any given time. In normal posture, gravity acts in...

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