Textbook of Remedial Massage - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780729543347, 9780729588195

Textbook of Remedial Massage

2nd Edition

Authors: Sandra Grace Jane Graves
Paperback ISBN: 9780729543347
eBook ISBN: 9780729588195
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th October 2019
Page Count: 481
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Description

Textbook of Remedial Massage 2e is a comprehensive and practical book for students and practitioners of remedial massage.

Written by Sandra Grace and Jane Graves, the text provides expert instruction in commonly used and highly valued remedial massage techniques, including trigger points, muscle stretching and myofascial release. Each technique is accompanied by:

  • step-by-step illustrations and photographs
  • physiological principles
  • current evidence of efficacy
  • contraindications and precautions

Table of Contents

1.Remedial massage in Australian healthcare
2.Assessment procedures for remedial massage: an evidence-based approach
3.Planning remedial massage therapy
4.Remedial massage techniques for muscles
5.Muscle stretching
6.Myofascial trigger points
7.Joint articulation
8.Myofascial release
9.Lymphatic drainage massage
10.The low back and pelvis
11.The thoracic region
12.The cervical region
13.The head and face
14.The chest
15.The shoulder region
16.The elbow region
17.The wrist and hand
18.The hip region
19.The knee
20.The leg, ankle and foot
21.Specific client groups
22.Answers to Review Questions

Details

No. of pages:
481
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
30th October 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780729543347
eBook ISBN:
9780729588195

About the Author

Sandra Grace

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Osteopathic Medicine, Southern Cross University Adjunct Research Associate, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University

Jane Graves