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Introduction to Massage Therapy with DVD (Lww Massage Therapy & Bodywork Educational)

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Publisher Comments:

The Second Edition of Introduction to Massage Therapy instills the essential skills and knowledge needed to become a professional massage therapist and excel as one. The authors integrate functional anatomy, physiology, and pathology with massage therapy techniques, helping you translate your knowledge of the underlying science into practice. Designed to prepare you for all aspects of massage practice, the text also covers communication and documentation, safety and self-care practices, and essential business concepts.

This text offers a wealth of 3D anatomical information on the skeletal, muscular, and neurovascular systems, as well as surface anatomy. The Second Edition features expanded coverage of hydrotherapy, Eastern techniques, sanitation and hygiene, and HIPAA.

New Features to Help You Master Massage Therapy—

  • New topics have been added or expanded to better prepare you for the National Certification Exam (NCE).
  • Critical thinking exercises test your skills in selecting the correct techniques to apply under specific sets of circumstances.
  • Contraindication boxes highlight particular situations when massage should not be used or a specific stroke may be harmful.

More Highlights and Features—

  • Full-color illustrations and photographs help you learn important concepts and techniques.
  • Progressive case studies ask you to develop step-by-step treatment plans for a client.
  • Procedure boxes set forth step-by-step instructions for treatments and assessments.
  • Exercises in each chapter help you assess your grasp of key concepts.

Bonus DVD

Each copy of the text includes the Real Bodywork DVD, featuring outstanding video clips of massage sequences presented in the text.

Synopsis:

This introductory textbook instills the skills and knowledge needed to become—and excel as—a professional massage therapist. Enhanced by full-color illustrations and photographs, the text integrates functional anatomy, physiology, and pathology with massage therapy techniques and offers extensive 3D anatomical information. Communication, documentation, safety, self-care, and business practices are also covered.

This edition features expanded coverage of hydrotherapy, Eastern techniques, sanitation and hygiene, HIPAA, and key topics tested on the National Certification Exam. Other new features include critical thinking exercises and boxes highlighting contraindications to massage or specific strokes.

A bound-in Real Bodywork DVD features outstanding video clips of massage sequences.

Synopsis:

This package contains the following products: 

  • 9780781757584 Thompson Hands Heal Essentials
  • 9781882908400 Sohnen-Moe The Ethics of Touch
  • 9780781773744 Braun Introduction to Massage Therapy, 2e

Synopsis:

This massage therapy textbook enables readers to translate the fundamental knowledge base for massage into practical applications both in class and in practice. Students will learn functional anatomy and physiology integrated with massage therapy techniques in addition to exploring the fundamentals of history, medical terminology, pharmacology, assessment, documentation, ethics, pathology, self-care, and more. Now every copy of Introduction to Massage Therapy comes with a DVD created by Real Bodywork.

Table of Contents

Preface

How to Use This Book

Acknowledgments

Reviewers

Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Massage Therapy!

Chapter 2: Ethics and Professionalism

Chapter 3: Medical Terminology

Chapter 4: Introduction to Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology

Chapter 5: Communication and Documentation

Chapter 6: Assessment

Chapter 7: Treatment Plan

Chapter 8: Equipment, Environment, Sanitation, and Safety

Chapter 9: Client Positioning and Body Mechanics

Chapter 10: Massage Strokes and Flow

Chapter 11: Therapeutic Applications

Chapter 12: Complementary Modalities

Chapter 13: Special Populations

Chapter 14: Being a Massage Therapy Professional: Business Concepts and Self-Care

Appendix A: Pathology Quick Reference Charts

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781773744
Author:
Braun, Mary Beth
Publisher:
LWW
With:
Howard, Debra C.
Author:
&
Author:
Braun, Mary B
Author:
Lippincott Williams
Author:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Author:
Simonson, Stephanie
Author:
Wilkins
Author:
Simonson, Stephanie J.
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Massage therapy
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Pack
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Publication Date:
20120913
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
625
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.38 in 3.8 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,

This introductory textbook instills the skills and knowledge needed to become—and excel as—a professional massage therapist. Enhanced by full-color illustrations and photographs, the text integrates functional anatomy, physiology, and pathology with massage therapy techniques and offers extensive 3D anatomical information. Communication, documentation, safety, self-care, and business practices are also covered.

This edition features expanded coverage of hydrotherapy, Eastern techniques, sanitation and hygiene, HIPAA, and key topics tested on the National Certification Exam. Other new features include critical thinking exercises and boxes highlighting contraindications to massage or specific strokes.

A bound-in Real Bodywork DVD features outstanding video clips of massage sequences.

"Synopsis" by ,

This package contains the following products: 

  • 9780781757584 Thompson Hands Heal Essentials
  • 9781882908400 Sohnen-Moe The Ethics of Touch
  • 9780781773744 Braun Introduction to Massage Therapy, 2e

"Synopsis" by ,
This massage therapy textbook enables readers to translate the fundamental knowledge base for massage into practical applications both in class and in practice. Students will learn functional anatomy and physiology integrated with massage therapy techniques in addition to exploring the fundamentals of history, medical terminology, pharmacology, assessment, documentation, ethics, pathology, self-care, and more. Now every copy of Introduction to Massage Therapy comes with a DVD created by Real Bodywork.
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