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


  • Sandy Fritz, BS, MS, NCTMB, Director, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Director
  • Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK

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.
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Massage therapists - especially trainees and those newly qualified


Book information

  • Published: July 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06947-5

Table of 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