Describe the effects of massage/Effects of deep tissue massage/Otago Polytechnic

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Download this worksheet to your computer. You can print it and use it, or you can fill in the boxes using your word processor.

Read the Massage Manipulations section (p. 309 – 329) of Chapter 9 of Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage (3rd 3d) and rate how much each of the massage strokes described contributes to the effects of

  • Breaking adhesions
  • Flushing
  • Stretching

Keep this worksheet stored somewhere and review it before you begin working with your next three clients. When you’re working with them really focus on the effect your massage strokes are having on the client.