Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage E-Book: A Practical Guide for Therapists

Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage E-Book: A Practical Guide for Therapists

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Overview

Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions.

  • New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level
  • Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage)&Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques)
  • Case studies throughout the chapters
  • Evolve Resources – use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702049019
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/19/2012
Series: Physiotherapy Essentials
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 296
File size: 12 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition Preface to the first edition Acknowledgements About the authors

Section 1 – The theoretical basis Chapter 1 Massage in context Chapter 2 A biological basis Chapter 3 Therapeutic and reflex effects Chapter 4 Pathological principles

Section 2 - Practical application of massage Chapter 5 Palpation Chapter 6 Assessment and treatment planning Chapter 7 Massage techniques Chapter 8 Regional application of classical massage techniques Chapter 9 Reflex therapies

Section 3 – Clinical uses of massage Chapter 10 Relaxation massage Chapter 11 Massage for people with long-term and terminal illness Chapter 12 Neuromusculoskeletal disorders Chapter 13 Massage in sport by Julie Sparrow Chapter 14 Client groups

Index

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