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Healing Massage: A Simple Approach / Edition 1
     

Healing Massage: A Simple Approach / Edition 1

by Marsha Jelonek Walker, Jonathan D. Walker
 

ISBN-10: 0766806928

ISBN-13: 9780766806924

Pub. Date: 11/22/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A series of brief healing message routines highlight this book. It includes step-by-step and visual instructions for a one-minute foot massage, a three-minute should rub, plus short routines using lotion for back, shoulders, neck and feet. The focus is on massage scenarios that can be realistically incorporated into a nurse's busy schedule. The authors address the

Overview

A series of brief healing message routines highlight this book. It includes step-by-step and visual instructions for a one-minute foot massage, a three-minute should rub, plus short routines using lotion for back, shoulders, neck and feet. The focus is on massage scenarios that can be realistically incorporated into a nurse's busy schedule. The authors address the role that message can play in facilitating well-being and healing, and offer explanations for the links between thoughts, feelings and stress, and how they affect body tension. Massage is discussed for patients with a variety of health conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766806924
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/22/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 8.54(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: To Touch Another. Chapter 1: What is Massage? Chapter 2: The Healing Power of Touch. Part II: The Healing Benefits of Massage. Chapter 3: Stress and the BodyMind Connection. Chapter 4: Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Massage. Chapter 5: Massage as a Nursing Intervention. Part III: Massage Techniques for Nurses. Chapter 6: On Beginning to Learn Massage. Chapter 7: Creating a Healing Environment. Chapter 8: A Massage Without Lotion. Chapter 9: A Massage With Lotion. Chapter 10: When You Want to Learn More. Part IV: The Practice of Massage. Chapter 11: On Learning and Teaching. Chapter 12: On Giving and Receiving. Part V: The Art of Massage. Chapter 13: Everything You See Is An Energy Event. Chapter 14: More Than Meets the Eye.

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