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Synopsis:

Set a solid foundation with the new edition of LWW’s bestselling pathology text for manual therapists! 

 

This text offers detailed information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and conditions, and also helps students discover how massage therapy influences the healing process.  Organized by body system, the text features case histories in which people living and coping with many of the disease conditions covered in the text share their stories.

This cornerstone book of the massage curriculum is also an invaluable reference and resource for a practicing therapists. It is the most comprehensive, visually appealing, and respected title to cover the pathologies that massage therapists must be familiar with. In the fifth edition, Ruth Werner's A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology features updated content to reflect new research on pathologies, and maintains the focus on not only explaining the disease, but also its applicability and indications in massage therapy.  Throughout the book, the reader learns how massage influences disease and healing processes, and how massage therapists can offer clients maximum benefits while minimizing risks.

Synopsis:

The best-selling pathology textbook for massage therapy is now in its Fourth Edition. The book presents detailed information on the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

This edition includes Modality Recommendation Charts offering specific advice about modalities to pursue or avoid in various circumstances. The book has been reorganized to include an introductory chapter on fundamental concepts and a concluding chapter on cancer. New topics covered include myeloma, sickle cell disease, and autism spectrum disorders.

A bound-in CD-ROM includes animations, video clips, interactive flashcards, quiz questions, an audio glossary, and printable client history forms.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts in Pathology

Chapter 2: Integumentary System Conditions

Chapter 3: Musculoskeletal System Conditions

Chapter 4: Nervous System Conditions

Chapter 5: Circulatory System Conditions

Chapter 6: Lymph and Immune System Conditions

Chapter 7: Respiratory System Conditions

Chapter 8: Digestive System Conditions

Chapter 9: Endocrine System Conditions

Chapter 10: Urinary System Conditions

Chapter 11: Reproductive System Conditions

Chapter 12: Principles of Cancer

Appendix A: Medications and Massage

Appendix B: Research Literacy

Appendix C (on bound-in CD-ROM): Client Endangerments

Appendix D (on bound-in CD-ROM): Taking a Client History

Appendix E (on bound-in CD-ROM): Pathologies in Brief

Glossary

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Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781608319107
Author:
Werner, Ruth
Publisher:
LWW
Author:
Wilkins
Author:
&
Author:
Lippincott Williams
Author:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Massage and Bodywork
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Publication Date:
20120301
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
663
Dimensions:
8.38 x 10.88 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Set a solid foundation with the new edition of LWW’s bestselling pathology text for manual therapists! 

 

This text offers detailed information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and conditions, and also helps students discover how massage therapy influences the healing process.  Organized by body system, the text features case histories in which people living and coping with many of the disease conditions covered in the text share their stories.

This cornerstone book of the massage curriculum is also an invaluable reference and resource for a practicing therapists. It is the most comprehensive, visually appealing, and respected title to cover the pathologies that massage therapists must be familiar with. In the fifth edition, Ruth Werner's A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology features updated content to reflect new research on pathologies, and maintains the focus on not only explaining the disease, but also its applicability and indications in massage therapy.  Throughout the book, the reader learns how massage influences disease and healing processes, and how massage therapists can offer clients maximum benefits while minimizing risks.

"Synopsis" by ,

The best-selling pathology textbook for massage therapy is now in its Fourth Edition. The book presents detailed information on the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

This edition includes Modality Recommendation Charts offering specific advice about modalities to pursue or avoid in various circumstances. The book has been reorganized to include an introductory chapter on fundamental concepts and a concluding chapter on cancer. New topics covered include myeloma, sickle cell disease, and autism spectrum disorders.

A bound-in CD-ROM includes animations, video clips, interactive flashcards, quiz questions, an audio glossary, and printable client history forms.

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