Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 5

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 5

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by Sandy Fritz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323077404

ISBN-13: 9780323077408

Pub. Date: 04/26/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The most widely used therapeutic massage textbook available-Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, Third Edition-provides in-depth coverage of specific massage techniques, equipment and supplies, wellness, working with special populations, business considerations, and much more.

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The most widely used therapeutic massage textbook available-Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, Third Edition-provides in-depth coverage of specific massage techniques, equipment and supplies, wellness, working with special populations, business considerations, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323077408
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/26/2012
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
1,002,003
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Foundations of Therapeutic Applications of Touch1
Professional Touch2
Historical Perspectives11
Summary22
Chapter 2Professionalism and Legal Issues27
Professionalism and Therapeutic Massage29
Finding a Name31
The Definition of Therapeutic Massage31
Scope of Practice32
Ethics and Standards of Practice41
Informed Consent43
Confidentiality48
Professional Boundaries48
The Therapeutic Relationship53
Ethical Decision Making59
Communication Skills61
Credentials and Licensing70
Dealing with Suspected Unethical or Illegal Behavior of Fellow Therapeutic Massage Professionals72
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 199674
Summary74
Chapter 3Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping81
Medical Terminology82
Record Keeping111
Summary118
Chapter 4The Scientific Art of Therapeutic Massage125
Valid Research127
Current Research127
Why Massage Is Effective127
Summary152
Chapter 5Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage163
Indications for Massage164
Approaches to Care164
Pathology, Health, and Therapeutic Massage167
Contraindications to Massage Therapy190
Summary197
Chapter 6Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety207
Personal Health, Hygiene, and Appearance208
Sanitation209
Preventing the Transmission of HIV, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis216
Premise and Fire Safety217
Summary218
Chapter 7Body Mechanics227
Dysfunctions Resulting from Improper Body Mechanics229
Application of Compressive Forces232
Basic Body Mechanics Principles234
Additional Body Mechanics Considerations236
Body Mechanics While Giving a Massage237
Summary245
Chapter 8Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Supplies, Professional Environment, Positioning, and Draping253
Equipment254
The Massage Environment259
Determining a New Client's Expectations262
Feedback263
Gender Concerns265
Premassage Procedures265
Positioning and Draping the Client267
After the Massage269
Summary284
Chapter 9Massage Manipulations and Techniques291
Physiologic Effects293
Quality of Touch294
Basic Flow295
Massage Manipulations309
Massage Techniques329
Sequence and Flow359
General Massage Suggestions360
Summary365
Chapter 10Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care Plan377
Assessment378
Interpretation and Analysis of Assessment Information412
Clinical Reasoning and Problem Solving to Create Massage Care/Treatment Plans419
Summary429
Chapter 11Complementary Bodywork Systems449
Complementary Bodywork Systems451
Hydrotherapy453
Lymph, Blood, and Circulation Enhancement457
Reflexology465
Connective Tissue Approaches468
Trigger Point Therapy473
Asian Bodywork Methods477
Ayurveda486
Polarity Therapy488
The Spa Concept492
Summary496
Chapter 12Serving Special Populations505
Abuse509
Athletes512
Breast Massage524
Children525
Chronic Illness525
The Elderly528
Infants529
Medical Intervention and Support531
On-Site Massage533
Physically Challenged Individuals534
Psychologically Challenged Individuals537
Pregnancy539
Terminal Illness543
Summary544
Chapter 13Wellness Education551
Stress552
Wellness Components553
Summary568
Chapter 14Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage569
Self-Employment or Employee Status571
Motivation573
Development of the Business575
The Target Market577
The Business Structure584
Management587
Summary591
Chapter 15Case Studies601
Case 1Generalized Stress and Anxiety with Breathing Pattern Disorder Symptoms603
Case 2Muscle Tension Headache606
Case 3Generalized Pain Syndrome: Subclinical Fibromyalgia609
Case 4Neck and Shoulder Pain with Limited Range of Motion612
Case 5Generalized Low Back Pain with Limited Range of Motion615
Case 6Athletic Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness618
Case 7Third Trimester Pregnancy620
Case 8Premenstrual Syndrome622
Case 9Repetitive Strain/Overuse Injury: Bursitis624
Case 10Joint Sprain with Underlying Hypermobility and Lax Ligament Syndrome626
Case 11Osteoarthritis629
Case 12Nerve Impingement Syndrome631
Case 13General Relaxation634
Case 14Sleep Disturbance635
Case 15Circulation Impairment638
Case 16Fatigue from Cancer Treatment640
Case 17Breathing Disorder: Asthma643
Case 18Seasonal Affective Disorder646
Case 19Sports Performance Enhancement652
Case 20Management of Scar Tissue656
Summary658
Final Word659
Works Consulted661
Glossary671
Appendix AIndications and Contraindications to Massage679
Appendix BSkin Pathology693
Appendix CCommon Medications and Possible Implications for Massage695
Appendix DResource List703
Appendix ESelf-Massage707
Appendix FUnderstanding Research717

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