Clinical Massage Therapy

Clinical Massage Therapy

A Structural Approach to Pain Management

Book - 2012
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CLINICAL MASSAGE THERAPY, 1/e teaches effective therapeutic massage techniques that can prevent or eliminate multifaceted pain conditions, including chronic pain, sports injuries, and structural imbalance. Its unique 12-step approach focuses on treating specific conditions with techniques based on structural balance, bridging all touch therapy disciplines, and offering a new model for massage training. Detailed color illustrations reveal underlying pathologies, and flowcharts explain treatment steps. Massage students learn from Body Maps; Expert Opinion features; precautionary Alerts; clear Body Mechanics instructions; case studies, review questions, and a complete glossary. The text's multimodal and multidisciplinary approach makes it equally valuable to physical and occupational therapists, trainers, chiropractors, osteopaths, nurses, manipulative therapists, and physicians.

Publisher: Boston : Pearson, c2012
ISBN: 9780137063628
0137063628
Branch Call Number: 615.82 Wasl
Characteristics: xxvi, 281 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm

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