Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage: A Practical Guide for Therapists / Edition 3

Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage: A Practical Guide for Therapists / Edition 3

by Elizabeth A. Holey, Eileen M. Cook
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702032298

ISBN-13: 9780702032295

Pub. Date: 01/27/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of

Overview

Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions.

• New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level
• Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage) & Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques)
• Case studies throughout the chapters
• Evolve Resources – use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702032295
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/27/2011
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,219,021
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition Preface to the first edition Acknowledgements About the authors

Section 1 – The theoretical basis Chapter 1 Massage in context Chapter 2 A biological basis Chapter 3 Therapeutic and reflex effects Chapter 4 Pathological principles

Section 2 - Practical application of massage Chapter 5 Palpation Chapter 6 Assessment and treatment planning Chapter 7 Massage techniques Chapter 8 Regional application of classical massage techniques Chapter 9 Reflex therapies

Section 3 – Clinical uses of massage Chapter 10 Relaxation massage Chapter 11 Massage for people with long-term and terminal illness Chapter 12 Neuromusculoskeletal disorders Chapter 13 Massage in sport by Julie Sparrow Chapter 14 Client groups

Index

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