Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323352284

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

5th Edition

Print ISBN: 9780323352284
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 16th December 2014


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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


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