ISBN-10:
0781767601
ISBN-13:
2900781767605
Pub. Date:
01/01/2008
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Outcome-Based Massage: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

Outcome-Based Massage: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

by Paul Clifford

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Outcome-Based Massage: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

Comprehensive text provides a wealth of basic and advanced information on the theory and manual technique of massage. Written for physical therapists, massage therapists and occupational therapists, this text introduces an evidence-based clinical reasoning process for incorporating massage into therapeutic practice. Based on outcome measurement, techniques, and current models of disablement, this "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice." Readers are instructed how to identify impairments, select and apply appropriate massage techniques, and integrate massage with other treatments. The book integrates a wide variety of techniques into a single problem-solving format consistent with the APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice," and features superb photographic illustrations, boxes, charts, figures, and clinical examples.

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ISBN-13: 2900781767605
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Edition description: Second
Pages: 497
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Client Examination and Treatment Planning
  • Chapter 1 Massage for Wellness and Impairments
  • Chapter 2 Evidence for Massage
  • Chapter 3 Clinical Decision-Making for Massage
  • Chapter 4 Interpersonal and Ethical Issues for Massage
  • Chapter 5 Client Examination for Massage
  • Part II:Treatment and Discharge
  • Chapter 6 Preparation and Positioning for Massage
  • Chapter 7 Superficial Reflex Techniques
  • Chapter 8 Superficial Fluid Techniques
  • Chapter 9 Neuromuscular Techniques
  • Chapter 10 Connective Tissue Techniques
  • Chapter 11 Passive Movement Techniques
  • Chapter 12 Percussive Techniques
  • Chapter 13 Sequencing Massage Techniques
  • Chapter 14 Using Massage to Achieve Clinical Outcomes
  • Glossary
  • Index

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