Use this guide to see how at risk you are for developing massage related injury.
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Question 1 of 10
Do you use tools other than your open hands/palms at least 50% of the time you are giving massage?
Tools like fists, knuckles, forearms, elbows.
Question 2 of 10
Do you regularly weight shift from foot to foot while working?
For example front to back foot or left to right foot depending on your stance.
Question 3 of 10
Do you get more pressure from your legs when a stroke requires deeper/firmer pressure?
Question 4 of 10
Do you maintain a shoulders down posture no matter which type of stroke you are performing?
Question 5 of 10
Do you keep your neck and head in a neutral position while you work?
Question 6 of 10
Do you engage/contract your core muscles while you are massaging?
Question 7 of 10
Do you stack the joints in a straight line that lead to the tool you are using?
Question 8 of 10
Do you refrain from using your thumbs in a circling motion during your sessions?
Question 9 of 10
Are you aware of your breath while you're working?
Not that is smells but that it's flowing.
Question 10 of 10
Do you brace your fingers and thumbs when using them for deeper work?