Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage

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This is a research-based textbook suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in physical therapy and massage therapy. This book takes a problem-solving approach to massage techniques. Every technique shown is accompanied by text and illustrations on a double-page spread. The text covers both theoretical and practical aspects of a number of different techniques, including aromatherapy. Also, the book features the latest research and current trends in teaching and practice worldwide. Features: * Problem-solving approach to massage techniques. * Covers theoretical and practical aspects of a number of different techniques, including aromatherapy. * Covers latest research and current trends in teaching and practice worldwide. * Every technique shown is accompanied by text and illustration on a double-page spread. * Well-referenced.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246mm | 515g
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 125 illus
  • 0702019232
  • 9780702019234

Table of contents

Massage in Context. A Biological Basis. Therapeutic Effects. Reflex Effects. Pathological Principles. Palpitation. Treatment Planning. Sedative Massage. Client Groups. Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions. Oedema. Massage in Sport. Massage Techniques. Application of Techniques.
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