A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 3

A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 3

by Ruth Werner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781754895

ISBN-13: 9780781754897

Pub. Date: 03/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while

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Overview

Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

The new art program features enhanced line drawings and full-color photographs of skin conditions ranging from mild to severe. A new appendix on medications explains how bodywork may influence the actions of various drugs.

A back-of-book CD-ROM includes a self-testing tool, animations demonstrating pathophysiology concepts, and audio pronunciations for medical terminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781754897
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Integumentary System Conditions

Chapter 2: Musculoskeletal System Conditions

Chapter 3: Nervous System Conditions

Chapter 4: Circulatory System Conditions

Chapter 5: Lymph and Immune System Conditions

Chapter 6: Respiratory System Conditions

Chapter 7: Digestive System Conditions

Chapter 8: Endocrine System Conditions

Chapter 9: Urinary System Conditions

Chapter 10: Reproductive System Conditions

Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Conditions

Appendix 1: Taking a Client History

Appendix 2: Hygienic Methods for Massage Therapy

Appendix 3: Client Endangerments

Appendix 4: Quick Reference Charts

Appendix 5: Medications

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