Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

5th Edition

Author:

  • Sandy Fritz
    • Print ISBN 9780323352284

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    Table of Contents

    1. Therapeutic Massage as a Profession
    2. Ethics, Professionalism and Legal Issues
    3. Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage
    4. Massage and Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping
    5. Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice
    6. Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage
    7. Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety
    8. Body Mechanics
    9. Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Professional Environment, Positioning and Draping
    10. Massage Manipulations and Techniques
    11. Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care/Treatment Plan
    12. Complementary Bodywork Systems
    13. Massage Career Tracks and Practice Settings
    14. Adaptive Massage
    15. Wellness Education
    16. Case Studies
    Appendix A. Indications and Contraindications to Massage
    Appendix B. Skin Pathology: Common Skin Disorders
    Appendix C. Basic Pharmacology for the Massage Therapist

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2015
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323352284

    About the author

    Sandy Fritz

    Sandy Fritz, MS, LMT is the Owner, Director, and Head Educator of the Health Enrichment Center, Inc., School of Therapeutic Massage. Also in private practice for almost 30 years, Sandy works with a diverse clientele, dealing with everything from stress management massage to physician-referred rehabilitative care upon physician referral. She has developed and supervises a student massage clinic with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. She also provides professional sports massage and rehabilitation for individual athletes, primarily in golf, football, basketball, and baseball. In addition to being published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Sandy is a prominent author of many Elsevier massage therapy resources, including: Sports & Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care in Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage Mosby’s Massage Therapy Review Mosby’s Curriculum Guide for Massage Therapy Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Video Series, Volumes 1-4