The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management with CD-ROM - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443069475, 9780702050985

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management with CD-ROM

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780443069475
eBook ISBN: 9780702050985
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th July 2011
Page Count: 208


Edited by Leon Chaitow and Sandy Fritz, this clearly written and fully illustrated volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips on a bonus DVD. Covering all aspects of client assessment, treatment planning and current therapeutic modalities – including adjunctive treatments - this new book is suitable for massage therapists worldwide.

Key Features

  • Offers practical, validated, and clinically relevant information to all therapists working in the field
  • Edited by two acknowledged experts in the field to complement each other’s approach and understanding of the issues involved
  • Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding
  • Contains an abundance of clinical cases to ensure full understanding of the topics explored
  • Contains a bonus DVD presenting film clips of the massage therapy techniques involved

Table of Contents

1. Understanding pain

2. Research supporting massage for pain management

3. The pain experience

4. Medical treatment for pain and implications for massage application

5. Massage based outcomes and assessment

6. Outcome based massage

7. Modalities working with massage

8. Full body massage

9. Adjunctive approaches and understanding and addressing breathing disorders


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