Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage

3rd Edition

A Practical Guide for Therapists

Editors:

  • Eileen Cook
  • Elizabeth Holey
  • 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
    Print ISBN:
    9780702032295
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702060502