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

Pain DEFINITION Pain is defined as suffering or discomfort caused by illness or injury. It is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with ...

Massage Client Health History Questions & Intake Forms Minimum Required Information Health history information must be asked from the client in order ...

Client Health History Interview Mnemonics A massage client's health history interview is an important tool in helping a massage therapist devise a proper ...

Massage therapy is helpful in most types of headaches but there are some types of headaches where a patient should be going to a medical doctor instead of a ...

Contraindications for Massage: As part of the assessment before performing massage therapy, the therapist must ask himself/ herself the following questions ...

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 ...

SOAP (an acronym for Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan) is a method of documentation employed by health care providers including massage ...

Range of Motion: ROM - Range of Motion is the range through which a joint can move or be moved. Range of Motion testing is performed to determine whether the ...

Postural Assessment FOR Gait Assessment see: GAIT ASSESSMENT PAGE Static Postural Assessment Posture - a synthesis of the positions of all the body's joints ...

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 ...

Superficial Fascia  is a continuous fascia that lies under the skin and connects to the deeper fascia. Deep Fascia surrounds all muscles, organs and bones. ...