All clients seeking an appointment in the student massage clinic are required to provide
a completed intake form with medical history.
A client whose history or examination indicates the presence of an infectious disease
carrier state or active infectious disease is not eligible for an appointment at the
Clients who disclose the presence of bloodborne infectious disease states will be
shown the same consideration as non-infected individuals. A safe environment for students,
clients, faculty and staff is assured through the use of standard precautions and
strict adherence to CDC guidelines regarding infection control. Information pertaining
to the health status of each individual is maintained in strict confidence. Details
regarding the individual's condition will not be disseminated without the express
written consent of the individual.
All clients, faculty, staff and students will be considered as potentially infectious.
Standard precautions are used in all instances of client care.
Massage should not be performed on people with certain medical conditions. You will
be responsible for sharing any relevant medical information prior to the massage.
Symptoms and conditions that make undergoing a massage inadvisable (contraindications)
will be explained. Any condition that would prohibit the massage will be discussed
prior to the session
Rehabilitative Health Info Tech: (401) 851-1672
Appointments are necessary and may be scheduled only during the clinic semester from May - July (401) 851-1723