Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 1

Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 1

by Ruth Werner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683302108

ISBN-13: 9780683302103

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

"This best selling pathology text for massage therapists is now in full color. Vibrant illustrations and photographs bring concepts to life and help you understand and retain the material. In clear, concise, and accurate terms, you'll learn how the human body works when it is healthy, how it works in the context of disease and dysfunction, and whether massage may be…  See more details below

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"This best selling pathology text for massage therapists is now in full color. Vibrant illustrations and photographs bring concepts to life and help you understand and retain the material. In clear, concise, and accurate terms, you'll learn how the human body works when it is healthy, how it works in the context of disease and dysfunction, and whether massage may be used during the healing process." Now, more than 200 conditions are thoroughly examined, including the definition, etiology, signs and symptoms, common treatment options, and applicability of massage. This third edition comprises the full benefit of the author's clinical experience, collaboration with distinguished professionals, and hundreds of research-based articles offering an indispensable guide for students and practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683302103
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
489
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication v
Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Reviewer Acknowledgments xi
How To Use This Book xiii
1 Integumentary System Conditions 1
2 Musculoskeletal System Conditions 43
3 Nervous System Conditions 129
4 Circulatory System Conditions 173
5 Lymph and Immune System Conditions 219
6 Respiratory System Conditions 247
7 Digestive System Conditions 273
8 Urinary System Conditions 307
9 Reproductive System Conditions 323
10 Miscellaneous Conditions 355
Appendix 1 Taking a Client History 373
Appendix 2 Hygienic Methods for Massage Therapists 383
Appendix 3 Endangerments 389
Appendix 4 Chapter Objectives and Chapter Review Answers 401
Appendix 5 Quick Reference Charts 433
Glossary of Terms Illustration 461
Credits 469
Index 475

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