This abbreviated version of Hands Heal, Third Edition is a practical guide to documentation in wellness massage. It is designed for massage therapists who do not provide therapy that would require physician referrals or insurance billing.
Hands Heal Essentials offers wellness charting guidelines for energy work, on-site massage, and relaxation and spa therapies, along with sample completed forms and blank forms. Crucial information on HIPAA regulations is included.
A front-of-book CD-ROM includes the blank forms for use in practice, a quick-reference abbreviation list, and a quiz tool to review key concepts. Faculty ancillaries are available upon adoption.
Communication and the Therapeutic Relationship 1 Why Document? 31 Documentation: Intake Forms 41 Wellness Charting for Sports and On-Site Massage, Relaxation and Spa Therapies, and Energy Work 57 Documentation: SOAP Charting 73 Ethics 107 APPENDICES 119 Blank Forms 121 Case Studies 145 Abbreviations List 167 INDEX 173