It’s the act of feeling with your hands. Don’t over palpate as you’ll be treating rather than reading
You palpate to feel for:
Please watch the short video on palpation. This is a skill you have to practice and practice. Over time you’ll learn that you pick up on small changes in texture and tone. Once you’ve completed a few massage treatments you’ll get more of a feel for the muscles and how they feel and this will help you develop your palpation skills further.
Use what you find to plan your treatment.