STYC01 Clinical Reflection 15/04/2019

This session was taken in the Marjon Sports Therapy Clinic for 1 hour. The client requested a full back massage, then a hand massage.

Reflective Summary

Within this session, one side at a time I treated the clients back using a soft tissue massage. Using the techniques efflurage, petrissage and neuromuscular techniques I worked the trapzius, rhomboids, lattissimus dorsi, infraspinatus, deltoids and all other muscles of this area. To finish off, the client also stated that they had achy hands, in which therefore, I applied a soft tissue massage on the palm of their hands, using the techniques efflurage and petrissage.

Areas for Improvement

The client stated that the pressure could have been deeper on the hands.

What can I do next?

Don’t be afraid to do deep work on the hands.

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