Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists: A Functional Approach to Self-Care / Edition 2

Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists: A Functional Approach to Self-Care / Edition 2

by Barbara Frye
     
 

Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists is an innovative and provocative text assisting manual therapists to become actively involved in developing a self-care strategy. By integrating cognitive, kinesthetic and environmental learning elements, this text is an exceptional in-class, hands-on study guide for all students of bodywork and reference for practicing

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Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists is an innovative and provocative text assisting manual therapists to become actively involved in developing a self-care strategy. By integrating cognitive, kinesthetic and environmental learning elements, this text is an exceptional in-class, hands-on study guide for all students of bodywork and reference for practicing manual therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970052117
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 Developing Body Awareness
Chapter 2 Preparing Your Environment for Healthful Work
Chapter 3 Preparing Your Body and Mind for Healthful Work
Chapter 4 Protecting and Using the Tools of Your Trade
Chapter 5 Standing
Chapter 6 Sitting
Chapter 7 Bending
Chapter 8 Lifting
Chapter 9 Pushing and Pulling
Chapter 10 Applying Deep Pressure

Appendix A Adjusting Your Body Mechanics for Spa Therapy

Appendix B Working with Hand-Held Tools

Appendix C Maintaining Flexibility and Strength

Appendix D Suggested Readings

Index

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