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Table 3 Diagnostic assessments performed by massage therapists licensed in Connecticut (1999) and Washington (1998)

From: A survey of training and practice patterns of massage therapists in two US states

  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