Treatment Planning for Clinical Massage

About the Course:
To begin massage treatment planning gather the client information including any medications that could affect the treatment plan, and understand that it is important to document all the information.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify client goals in order to begin treatment planning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the importance of documentation and how to use it.
  • Develop the ability to use an intake form and conduct an interview.
  • Describe the two most common documenting formats.
  • Explain how to assess a client's pain.
  • Describe the importance of a client's medications and their influence on treatment planning.
  • Understand a massage therapist's scope-of-practice.
  • Develop the ability to use several assessments and the process of treatment planning based on their outcomes.
  • Describe the most common massage techniques employed in a clinical massage.
  • Describe how to proceed at the conclusion of the massage.