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Introduction to Massage Therapy
Second Edition
by Mary Beth Braun

Introduction to Massage Therap integrates functional anatomy, physiology, and pathology with massage therapy techniques, helping you translate your knowledge of the underlying science into practice.

Features:

  • Full-color illustrations and photographs help you learn important concepts and techniques
  • Progressive case studies ask you to develop step-by-step treatment plans for a client
  • Procedure boxes set forth step-by-step instructions for treatments and assessments
  • Exercises in each chapter help you assess your grasp of key concepts

Contents

  1. Welcome to the World of Massage Therapy!
  2. Ethics and Professionalism
  3. Medical Terminology
  4. Introduction to Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
  5. Communicaton and Documentation
  6. Assessment
  7. Treatment Plan
  8. Equipment, Environment, Sanitation, and Safety
  9. Client Positioning and Body Mechanics
  10. Massage Strokes and Flow
  11. Therapeutic Applications
  12. Complementary Modalities
  13. Special Populations
  14. Being a Massage Therapy Professional: Business Concepts and Self-Care

Glossary
Index

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Introduction to Massage Therapy
Second Edition
by Mary Beth Braun

2008 625 pages $61.95 + shipping
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