Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702032295, 9780702049019

Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage

3rd Edition

A Practical Guide for Therapists

Authors: Elizabeth Holey Eileen Cook
Paperback ISBN: 9780702032295
eBook ISBN: 9780702049019
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 17th December 2010
Page Count: 296

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Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition
Preface to the first edition
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



Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions.


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About the Authors

Elizabeth Holey Author

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 Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Chartered Physiotherapist, North Yorkshire, UK