The Massage Therapist

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management with CD-ROM

Edited by Leon Chaitow and Sandy Fritz, this clearly written and fully illustrated volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips on a bonus DVD. Covering all aspects of client assessment, treatment planning and current therapeutic modalities - including adjunctive treatments - this new book is suitable for massage therapists worldwide.

Audience

Massage therapists - especially trainees and those newly qualified

Paperback, 208 Pages

Published: July 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06947-5

Contents

  • 1. Understanding pain

    2. Research supporting massage for pain management

    3. The pain experience

    4. Medical treatment for pain and implications for massage application

    5. Massage based outcomes and assessment

    6. Outcome based massage

    7. Modalities working with massage

    8. Full body massage

    9. Adjunctive approaches and understanding and addressing breathing disorders

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