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Does anyone do Percussion Massage with Bongers? and if so, do you have additional insurance for this?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Cohen Nov 29, 2012.

 

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Daniel Cohen replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"Not only to work with someone else but a company would be foolish to allow you on premises to do chair massage without insurance. It only takes one vindictive or misguided employee to file a law suit which can often go over a million. Even if it is…"
Nov 29, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"In order to cause those injuries...Gosh.. You would have to be completely out of touch with reality?  What are they thinking?...The worst thing that can happen with my clients is nothing..  Where did those people go to school?  Those…"
Nov 29, 2012
Abram Herman replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"Great point by Jason and Gary, thanks! Another thing I'd add, as a representative of ABMP, is that it's not just your actions that can lead to a lawsuit. Over half of the claims we deal with are for general liability, which means some harm…"
Nov 29, 2012
Jason Erickson replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"Gordon, you would be amazed to see what kinds of injuries are inflicted by massage therapists. Here is a partial list of injuries inflicted by trained MTs during massages, which then resulted in claims submitted to ABMP liability…"
Nov 29, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"All Im saying... What would a massage therapist have to do to be sued for $3 million dollars? lol  My goodness... So you over do it bit. Cause some busing? If you have to buy it. Then no choice... But its still a scam.  Gary, I know you…"
Nov 28, 2012
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"to work for anyone else in MS, i have to buy my own insurance.  $99 a year for just the insurance from one company.  ABMP membership provides $3 million in insurance, the website, no-charge webinars, lots of business aids, magazine…"
Nov 28, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"All this insurance stuff for massage therapists seems to me to be a big unnecessary scam.  Well maybe if you are so dumb as to brutalize your client.  What are you going to do to to need insurance?...Turn their neck past their range of…"
Nov 28, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"A long time ago my friends and I , after working out and running, we would lay around take turns bonging each other... lol   They feel good."
Nov 27, 2012
Valerie, BWI Program replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"I'm working for The Bodywork Insurance Program and deal with insurance issues/questions everyday. From my practice I can say that usually you don't need separate insurance for using bongers in your practice. "
Nov 27, 2012
Pam Ziskie posted a status
"I once remember taking a deep tissue training and mention of checking your insurance if you use tools other than your hands"
Sep 19, 2012
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Sep 19, 2012
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"Thank you Gary and Gordon for your response. I am taking advanced craniosacral courses from a DO in Monroe MI and he offers percussion"
Sep 19, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"Gary is right....You dont have to worry about bongers..."
Sep 18, 2012
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Pam Ziskie's discussion Bongers
"Bongers are 2" diameter rubber balls attached to 4" x 1/2" aluminum "springs" with a comfortable wooden handle.  It might be possible to deeply bruise someone with bongers, but it would take you about 50,000 hits to one…"
Sep 18, 2012
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Sep 18, 2012
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Bongers

Does anyone do Percussion Massage with Bongers? and if so, do you have additional insurance for this?See More
Sep 18, 2012

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What is your website?
http://www.pamziskie-cmt.massagetherapy.com
In what year did you enter the profession?
2000
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Aromatherapy, Energy Work, Structural Integration, Chakra Balancing

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