Therapeutic Chair Massage / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Featuring more than 250 full-color illustrations and photographs, Therapeutic Chair Massage offers detailed instructions on the appropriate massage strokes, stretching techniques, and therapeutic routines to use in seated massage for both relaxation and specific therapeutic applications. The book also provides foundational information on equipment, hygiene, sanitation, safety, contraindications, communication and documentation, body mechanics, and establishing a seated massage business.Each chapter includes hands-on Experiential Exercises; Case Studies with critical thinking questions; Clinical Tips from the author's experience; and Of Special Interest Boxes that contain related and interesting information. Contraindications lists specify conditions that prohibit or limit the use of a particular stroke or technique.
|Series:||LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 : Introduction to Chair MassageChapter 2 : Equipment Considerations: Set-Up and AdjustmentChapter 3 : Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety ConsiderationsChapter 4 : ContraindicationsChapter 5 : Communication, Assessment, and Treatment PlansChapter 6 : BodymechanicsChapter 7 : StrokesChapter 8 : Stretching TechniquesChapter 9 : Relaxation RoutineChapter 10 : Therapeutic Routine: Back and NeckChapter 11 : Therapeutic Routine: ShoulderChapter 12 : Therapeutic Routine: Forearm, Wrist, and HandChapter 13 : Business Promotion References and Resources Glossary Index