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Introduction to Massage Therapy (Lww Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational)

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Practical, concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything your students need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry them throughout their studies, help them prepare for the national exam, and launch them into successful careers as massage therapists.  The book covers the science behind the practice of massage therapy through just the right amount of coverage of anatomy and physiology, pathology, and pharmacology.

The Third Edition is enhanced by new evidence-based references and new online videos that demonstrate common procedures, techniques, and flow sequences.

The new Third Edition enables you to:

·         Save time planning and spend more time with your students with Instructor Resources, including:

- NEW Homework Activities!

o   Terminology

o   Ethics Questions

o   Matching Exercises

- Test Generator Questions

- Answers to Chapter Exercises

- Critical Thinking Exercises

- Lesson Plans

- PowerPoint Presentations

- Image Bank

- Learning Management System Cartridges

·         Take your students’ learning beyond the book with free online resources, including:

- New! Videos of procedures and flow sequences including body mechanics, sheet draping, sidelying, seated massage, client supine art, client leg and foot, client prone back, lymph drainage, and reflexology.

- New! Animations

- New! Coloring Exercises

- New! Stedman’s Vocabulary and Pronunciation Guide

- New! Student Quiz Bank

- New! Study Plan        - Case Studies

Synopsis:

Practical,   concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything you need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry you throughout your studies, help you prepare for the national exam, and launch you into a successful career as a massage therapist.  This proven book includes step-by-step instructions for massage techniques, assessments, and treatments, along with striking photos that illustrate difficult-to-understand concepts. 

As the most concise introductory book on the market, Introduction to Massage Therapy makes it easy for you to find the information you need when you need it, while coverage of anatomy and physiology, pathology, and pharmacology integrated with techniques helps you understand the science behind the practice.   

The Third Edition is enhanced by new evidence-based references and new online videos that demonstrate common procedures, techniques, and flow sequences. You’ll also find practical information that will help you create and maintain a successful massage therapy practice, including communication and documentation tips, safety and self-care practices, and essential business concepts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451173192
Author:
Braun, Mary Beth
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Author:
Braun
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
322
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
8.38 x 10.88 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Acupuncture
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alternative
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Massage and Bodywork
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Shiatsu

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Practical,   concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything you need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry you throughout your studies, help you prepare for the national exam, and launch you into a successful career as a massage therapist.  This proven book includes step-by-step instructions for massage techniques, assessments, and treatments, along with striking photos that illustrate difficult-to-understand concepts. 

As the most concise introductory book on the market, Introduction to Massage Therapy makes it easy for you to find the information you need when you need it, while coverage of anatomy and physiology, pathology, and pharmacology integrated with techniques helps you understand the science behind the practice.   

The Third Edition is enhanced by new evidence-based references and new online videos that demonstrate common procedures, techniques, and flow sequences. You’ll also find practical information that will help you create and maintain a successful massage therapy practice, including communication and documentation tips, safety and self-care practices, and essential business concepts.

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