Massage Therapy: Principles And Practice

Paperback | April 13, 2015

bySusan G. SalvoEditorSusan G. Salvo

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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques,andanatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo sMassage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition brings a whole new meaning to the word comprehensive. This student-friendly text boasts more than 700 illustrations and expanded sections on neuroscience, research, and special populations, plus new line drawings in the kinesiology chapter of origins and insertions that match the painted skeletons found in most classrooms. It makes the essential principles of massage therapy more approachable and prepares you for success in class, on licensing and board certification exams, and in a wide range of therapeutic practice settings.

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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques,andanatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo sMassage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition brings a whole new meaning to the word comprehensive. This student-friendly text boasts more than 700 illustrations and expanded sections on neuroscience, research, and special populations, plus new li...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:824 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 13, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323239714

ISBN - 13:9780323239714

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Foundations for Practice, Basic and Complementary Methods, and Business Practices
1. History of Massage (Til Luchau and Susan Salvo)
2. Therapeutic Relationships (Megan Lavery and Susan Salvo)
3. Tools of the Trade
4. Self-Care: Health, Wellness, Nutrition, and Stress Reduction
5. Research Literacy (JoEllen Sefton)
6. Effects of Massage Therapy (JoEllen Sefton)
7. Body Mechanics, Client Positioning, and Draping
8. Massage Techniques, Joint Mobilizations, and Stretches
9. Infection Control and Emergency Preparedness
10. Treatment Planning: Intake, Assessment, and Documentation
11. Special Populations and Pregnancy
12. Hydrotherapy and Spa
13. Foot Reflexology
14. Clinical Massage (Susan Salvo, Judith Delany, Alice Sanvito)
15. Seated Massage (Ralph R. Stephens)
16. Energy-Based Bodywork Therapy: Shiatsu and Ayurveda (Richard Gold)
17. Business, Marketing, Accounting, and Finance
Unit 2: Anatomy and Physiology
18. Introduction to the Human Body: Cells, Tissues, and the Body Compass
19. Skeletal System
20. Muscular System
21. Kinesiology
22. Integumentary System
23. Nervous System
24. Endocrine System
25. Reproductive System
26. Cardiovascular System
27. Lymphatic System and Immunity
28. Respiratory System
29. Digestive System
30. Urinary System
Appendix: SOAP Notes
Glossary
Illustration Credits
Biography Index
Index