The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management PDF ePub eBook

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The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management free pdf "A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management" offers practical, straightforward coverage of the subject area which includes a range of video clips on a bonus DVD. Prepared by authors of international renown, this volume provides all of the information that a massage therapist will need to know in order to safely and effectively treat clients presenting with a variety of pain problems. Clearly written and fully illustrated throughout, this book addresses the classification of pain, causal factors, types and origins of pain, modulation and psychosocial contributions to pain. This volume also examines the scientific evidence for the role of massage in pain management, giving particular emphasis on safety, accurate patient assessment - including accurate palpation skills - and effective treatment planning. Treatment options range from the use of modern neuromuscular techniques, muscle energy techniques and positional release techniques as well as adjunctive therapies which include hot and cold hydrotherapy, spray and stretch techniques, the application of analgesic essential oils and the use of breathing techniques as a pain management tool. Rich with 'key points' boxes, clear explanations, practical examples, and summaries of key scientific literature, this volume will be ideal for massage therapists worldwide.

About Sandy Fritz

Sandy Fritz, MS, LMT is the Owner, Director, and Head Educator of the Health Enrichment Center, Inc., School of Therapeutic Massage. Also in private practice for almost 30 years, Sandy works with a diverse clientele, dealing with everything from stress management massage to physician-referred rehabilitative care upon physician referral. She has developed and supervises a student massage clinic with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. She also provides professional sports massage and rehabilitation for individual athletes, primarily in golf, football, basketball, and baseball. In addition to being published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Sandy is a prominent author of many Elsevier massage therapy resources, including: Sports

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Author : Sandy Fritz
Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
Data Published : 03 August 2011
ISBN : 0443069476
EAN : 9780443069475
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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