Massage for Therapists / Edition 2

Massage for Therapists / Edition 2

by Margaret Hollis, Elisabeth Jones, Joan Watt, Elisabeth Jones
     
 

Good handling techniques are essential in massage and physiotherapy students must learn and develop these important stills. Massage for Therapists is the standard work specifically written for physiotherapists on massage and is highly recommended by physiotherapy teachers.

The second edition retains the successful hands-on approach but has been revised and

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Overview

Good handling techniques are essential in massage and physiotherapy students must learn and develop these important stills. Massage for Therapists is the standard work specifically written for physiotherapists on massage and is highly recommended by physiotherapy teachers.

The second edition retains the successful hands-on approach but has been revised and updated to include new chapters on Abdominal Massage, Sports Injuries, Scientific Effects of Massage and Aromatherapy, each contributed by international experts in physiotherapy. A new format and page design have been introduced to accommodate the large number of illustrations and supporting explanations of the therapeutic application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632047888
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/25/1998
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.41(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Note to the reader; Part 1 - The manipulations and their effects. Preparation for massage; The massage manipulations; Effects and contra-indications for massage; Massage to the upper limb; Massage to the lower limb; Massage to the back, gluteal region and neck; Massage to the face; Massage to the Abdomen. Part 2 - Some uses and modifications for treatment. Massage in sport; Massage and its uses in aromatherapy; Massage for conditions; Index

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