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Is your massage therapy intake form compliant.seattle.WA

Is your Massage Therapy Intake Form Compliant?

How do you make sure your massage therapy intake form is compliant? It is often said that great therapy starts at intake. Why is that?   The intake process constitutes the first formal contact between the therapist and the client. It is what follows naturally after the initial introduction. A thorough intake process helps the therapist to understand the client's specific circumstances and design a personal treatment plan accordingly. This is crucial, as people's health issues and ailments vary, and consequently, treatment must be considered on an individual basis.   Usually, intake includes an...

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Novice Class for the Beginner

Novice is a full day introduction to therapeutic Swedish massage taught by one or more of our experienced faculty members. Whether you plan to study at DiscoveryPoint in the Professional Licensing Program or simply want to learn the basics of how to provide a good back and neck rub to friends and family this class is designed for you. You will be introduced to: Guidelines for choosing appropriate massage supplies Proper use of tables and other equipment Basic grounding and centering techniques for massage Proper mechanics for the “big 3”...

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Novice Class for the Beginner

Novice is a full day introduction to therapeutic Swedish massage taught by one or more of our experienced faculty members. Whether you plan to study at DiscoveryPoint in the Professional Licensing Program or simply want to learn the basics of how to provide a good back and neck rub to friends and family this class is designed for you. You will be introduced to: Guidelines for choosing appropriate massage supplies Proper use of tables and other equipment Basic grounding and centering techniques for massage Proper mechanics for the “big 3”...

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Increased Demand For Massage Therapists WA

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Department states in its Occupational Outlook Handbook that there will be an increased demand for massage therapists in the coming years, especially in Washington. The publication also stated that the increasing acceptance of massage therapy as a medical tool is part of the reason there will be a steady rise in the demand for a massage therapist.   Furthermore, there is also an improved perception and appreciation of massage therapy among young Americans as a way of reducing stress through relaxation. The Bureau also stated...

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Top Six Massage Methods

Massage is a therapeutic process that involves the application of pressure on body tissues using fingers palm, elbows knees and sometimes feet.  Massage offers tremendous healing and curative benefits that is intended to mitigate strain, discomfort and soreness while helping the body to unwind and remain healthy. In addition to all of the aforementioned benefits, massage has been known to facilitate enhanced circulation in the body while improving overall well-being.   While all of the relevancies and applications of massage listed in this exposition is by no means exhaustive, it becomes imperative...

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Massage Techniques 101

The most common massage technique is the Swedish massage, named after Pehr Henrik Ling, who published a medical style of massage movements in the 19th century that were adopted by the Americans years later. It is the basic Western-style massage based on the ideas of anatomy and physiology in which the sessions last from 50 to 90 minutes. Techniques can be slow and gentle or strong and invigorating and may include all of the most common techniques of movement along the body. Proper mechanics for the Big 3 Swedish massage strokes...

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