Milady's Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 2

Milady's Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 2

by Mark F. Beck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1562531204

ISBN-13: 9781562531201

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This newly-updated edition is recognized as a recommended resource by the National Certification Board for Massage and Bodywork. Comprehensive and easy to read, this book focuses on the essential information needed to start a career in massage and the revisions address teh growth and standardization currently taking place in the massage profession. Special…  See more details below

Overview


This newly-updated edition is recognized as a recommended resource by the National Certification Board for Massage and Bodywork. Comprehensive and easy to read, this book focuses on the essential information needed to start a career in massage and the revisions address teh growth and standardization currently taking place in the massage profession. Special coverage includes over 700 richly illustrated drawings, updated and expanded anatomy tables, revised business practices and administration coverage, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562531201
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
693
Product dimensions:
7.77(w) x 9.73(h) x 1.56(d)

Table of Contents


Historical Overview of Massage. Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage. Professional Ethics for Massage Practioners. Human Anatomy & Physiology. Effects, Benefits, Indications and Contraindications of Massage. Equipment and Procedures. Sanitary & Safety Practices. The Consultation. Classification of Massage Movements. Application of Massage Technique. Procedures for Complete Body Massages. Face & Scalp Massage. Hydrotherapy. Massage for Nursing & Healthcare. Athletic/Sports Massage. Specialized Massage. Therapeutic Massage. Business Practices. Bibliography. Glossary/Index.

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