Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 5

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage / Edition 5

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by Sandy Fritz
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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:
203,603
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Foundations of Therapeutic Applications of Touch1
Ch. 2Professionalism and Legal Issues27
Ch. 3Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping81
Ch. 4The Scientific Art of Therapeutic Massage125
Ch. 5Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage163
Ch. 6Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety207
Ch. 7Body Mechanics227
Ch. 8Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Supplies, Professional Environment, Positioning, and Draping253
Ch. 9Massage Manipulations and Techniques291
Ch. 10Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care Plan377
Ch. 11Complementary Bodywork Systems449
Ch. 12Serving Special Populations505
Ch. 13Wellness Education551
Ch. 14Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage569
Ch. 15Case Studies601
Final Word659
Works Consulted661
Glossary671
App. AIndications and Contraindications to Massage679
App. BSkin Pathology693
App. CCommon Medications and Possible Implications for Massage695
App. D: Resource List703
App. ESelf-Massage707
App. F: Understanding Research717

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