assignment 307 Essay

Submitted By lucycbarnett94
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Pages: 4

Task 1a
The importance of carrying out a detailed body analysis & relevant tests is so that you can pick up on any posture faults, avoid any areas which may be contra indicated and you are able to give them information on ways to improve their posture. It is important to carry out relevant tests such as cold or hot and sharp and blunt so that you are sure the client can feel the difference so they can tell you if they want the machine higher or lower and can feel the full benefit. This also prevents you from harming your client if they can feel something within the treatment which feels painful.
The importance of positioning the client correctly so they are as comfortable as possible and you aren’t causing them any pain or injury. It is important to be positioned correctly as a therapist so you prevent yourself from pain or injury if you consistently and positioned correctly this can result in repetitive strain injury.
It is important to use the correct products, tools, equipment and technique because so the client can feel the best benefit from their treatment and it will not harm the client.
It is important to complete treatment records correctly so that you have on record if the client has any contra-indications which may prevent or restrict a treatment. You will also have on record anything the client may be allergic to.
It is important to complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client so they go away feeling happy and return to you again in the future.
Electrotherapy Equipment:
High Frequency: A treatment using ozone to control an oily pustular or achnied back. Benefits: good to control oily, pustular or achnied back
Galvanic: A constant direct current where the client forms part of the circuit, used to help break down adipose tissue. Benefits: good to help break down adipose tissue and reduce fat and cellulite.
Ems: This stand for electro muscle stimulator. It uses a faradic current to tighten and tone muscles, for a lifting, slimming effect. Benefits: gives a more muscle defined body on area of treatment.
Vacuum suction: A treatment designed to stimulate lymphatic drainage, remove excess waste and reduce puffiness and cellulite. Benefit: good for reducing the appearance of cellulite and smoothing out adipose tissue
Micro current: A treatment which tones lifts firms and re-educated muscles, improving collagen and elastin production to help improve body contour and shape. Benefits: gives muscles a more defined look and helps improve the look of the skins condition.
Mechanical massagers: A method of massage using a machine with interchangeable heads, giving a deeper effect than that which can be given manually. Benefit: gives a deeper massage good for any muscle pain to get deep in to the muscle and reduce the pain.

Cleansing: It’s important to cleanse the skin to remove any make up dirt oil from the skin so you are able to deeply cleanse the skin and remove dirt and oil from the pores which cause blemishes and congestion. Benefits: leaves skins fresher and cleaner, prevents blemishes and reduces excess oil.
Galvanic: the galvanic products help iron out the skin giving it a smother appearance to the skin also can bring dirt and oil from the pores to the surface so they are easier to remove. Benefits: helps the skin appear smoother and brighter.
Micro current: uses collagen products to help improves skins elasticity and texture. Benefits: gives a smoother,…