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Handbook of Clinical Massage

A Complete Guide for Students and Practitioners

Well researched and evidence-based, this book takes a unique medical approach to describing applied massage techniques for common conditions and their utilization as an adjunct to both conventional and complementary treatments. Offers guidelines on the assessment of each body region prior to massage, including symptoms and signs relating to pathology. Features photographs and line drawings that clearly illustrate correct postural techniques.

Paperback, 352 Pages

Published: December 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07349-6

Contents

  • 1. Massage Therapy
    2. The Massage Techniques
    3. The Effects of Massage
    4. The Clinical Application of Massage
    5. Massage for Body Regions: The Back
    6. Massage for Body Regions: The Lower Limb
    7. Massage for Body Regions: The Abdomen
    8. Massage for Body Regions: The Chest
    9. Massage for Body Regions: The Upper Limb
    10. Massage for Body Regions: The Face, Head, and Neck

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