Body Mechanics and Self-Care Manual / Edition 1

Body Mechanics and Self-Care Manual / Edition 1

by Marian Wolfe Dixon MA, LMT
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838507476

ISBN-13: 9780838507476

Pub. Date: 07/25/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book shows bodywork professionals who may be experiencing symptoms of fatigue, stress, or overuse, how to heal themselves and prevent injuries from recurring. It teaches healthy bodyworkers how to stay that way, and to help clients who suffer from repetitive motion injuries. Chapter topics include principles of physics—moving and

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Overview

This book shows bodywork professionals who may be experiencing symptoms of fatigue, stress, or overuse, how to heal themselves and prevent injuries from recurring. It teaches healthy bodyworkers how to stay that way, and to help clients who suffer from repetitive motion injuries. Chapter topics include principles of physics—moving and static objects, weight and pressure; eastern influences on body mechanics; unpatterning; repetitive motion and other common injuries; taking care of yourself—physiologically and psychologically; and adaptations for special populations/conditions. For all licensed massage therapists, neuropaths, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, acupuncturists, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, certified nursing assistants, and expressive art therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838507476
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/25/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 25.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Body Mechanics and Self-Care.

2. Meta-Principles—Introduction to the MORE System.

3. Principles of Physics—Moving and Static Objects, Weight and Pressure.

4. Eastern Influences on Body Mechanics.

5. Movement Reeducation Influences on Body Mechanics.

6. Unpatterning.

7. Repetitive Motion and Other Common Injuries.

8. Taking Care of Yourself—Part I (Physiological).

9. Taking Care of Yourself—Part II (Psychological).

10. Adaptations for Special Populations/Conditions.

11. Stress and the Bodyworker.

12. Conclusions.

13. Selected References.

Index.

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