Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage

3rd Edition

A Practical Guide for Therapists

Authors:

Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition
Preface to the first edition
Acknowledgements
About the authors

Section 1 – The theoretical basis
Chapter 1 Massage in context
Chapter 2 A biological basis
Chapter 3 Therapeutic and reflex effects
Chapter 4 Pathological principles

Section 2 - Practical application of massage
Chapter 5 Palpation
Chapter 6 Assessment and treatment planning
Chapter 7 Massage techniques
Chapter 8 Regional application of classical massage techniques
Chapter 9 Reflex therapies

Section 3 – Clinical uses of massage
Chapter 10 Relaxation massage
Chapter 11 Massage for people with long-term and terminal illness
Chapter 12 Neuromusculoskeletal disorders
Chapter 13 Massage in sport by Julie Sparrow
Chapter 14 Client groups

Index

Details

No. of pages:
296
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702049019
Print ISBN:
9780702032295

About the authors

Elizabeth Holey

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor; Governor, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust; Chair, Freebrough Academy; Consultant, International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC

Eileen Cook

Affiliations and Expertise

Chartered Physiotherapist, North Yorkshire, UK