Table 3

Diagnostic assessments performed by massage therapists licensed in Connecticut (1999) and Washington (1998)

Connecticut

Washington


(N = 965 visits)

(N = 1040 visits)


Diagnostic Assessment

Percent Using


At least one

67.2

74.0

Applied Kinesiology

2.0

5.8

Postural Assessment

19.8

30.7

Range of Motion

34.9

46.0

Tissue Assessment

56.3

60.8

Other (e.g., acupressure point assessment)

7.1

2.7


Sherman et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005 5:13   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-5-13

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