Category: Healing Touch

Palpation for Assessment

HEALING TOUCH:  WHAT IS PALPATION AND HOW IS IT USED FOR ASSESSMENT? The Magic of Touch In Medical Massage, we use the gift of touch to bring healing to our patients, but touch is also a tool we use to discover what might be…

What is Massage?

HEALING TOUCH: A PRIMER IN MASSAGE Let’s Start with Touch The Merriam-Webster Dictionary nails it.  It defines massage as the “manipulation of tissues (as by rubbing, kneading, or tapping) with the hand or an instrument for relaxation or therapeutic purposes.”  In other words, using touch to…