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The Complete Guide to Clinical Massage (Complete Guides)


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A practical guide to a burgeoning specialist area for fitness professionals and physiotherapists. A comprehensive guide to clinical massage techniques, tackled in Chris Norris's clear and accessible style. Packed with photographs and clear descriptions. The e-book version also contains video clips showing the massage techniques in action.

From the tools of the trade to how to use techniques most effectively on patients this is a must have guide for all trainee and practising masseuses, physiotherapists, sports therapists and fitness professionals.

About the Author

Christopher M. Norris is a Chartered Physiotherapist, sports scientist, highly successful author and established lecturer and consultant. He has over twenty years experience in treating soft tissue injuries and specialises in sports injuries and exercise therapy. As Norris Associates he runs two private clinics in Manchester and provides consultancy services to blue-chip industries and several leading sports clubs.

Table of Contents

ContentsAcknowledgementsIntroduction1 Massage in perspective2 Clinical massage preparation3 Traditional massage techniques4 Specialist massage techniques5 Planning the treatment session6 Lower limb techniques7 Trunk techniques8 Chest and abdomen techniques9 Upper limb techniques10 Clinical massage researchGlossaryFurther readingIndex

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Norris, Christopher M.
Bloomsbury Academic
Sports and Fitness-Coaching General
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