Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • About the instructors

    • Course Description

  • 2

    Introduction to the Walton Pressure Scale

    • What is The Walton Pressure Scale?

    • Explanation of WPS Levels 1-5

    • Visual Cues

  • 3

    Hands-on Demonstration

    • Pressure 1

    • Pressure 2

    • Pressure 3

    • Pressure 4

    • Pressure 5

  • 4

    Body Mechanics and Tips

    • Communication is Key

    • Writing it down

    • Body Mechanics for Pressures 1-5

    • Tips Part One

    • Tips Part Two

    • You are not a layer cake

  • 5

    Resources

    • Walton Pressure Scale Descriptions (Table 2-1 Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy)

    • Which massage therapy pressure is right for which patient? What’s the difference?

    • The Customer is Always Right... But Are They Really? by Cal Cates & Kerry Jordan

  • 6

    Final Quiz

    • The Walton Pressure Scale Final Quiz