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Quick Reference Dictionary for Massage Therapy and Bodywork
by Ed Denning
Call Number: RM721.D46 2005 REF (Morningside)
A ready reference with a wide variety of information relevant to the massage therapy profession. Find quick access to over 2,000 definitions and terms encountered by massage therapy students and professionals. The book includes 200 names of massage and bodywork modalities with a general explanation regarding the nature of massage and bodywork.
Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice offers both students and practitioners of massage therapy the most current evidence-based information, guidelines, and recommendations for the treatment of conditions often seen in massage therapy practice. This essential reference will assist practitioners in understanding the scientific literature and its application in enhancing massage therapy practice.
A quick reference for managing common medical conditions in massage practice, this book explains important information about various medical conditions and how to adapt massage to each condition. The central tool of the book is the Decision Tree: a simple flowchart diagram that illustrates the interface of massage and disease. A Decision Tree is included for each of the 62 conditions discussed in the book, with massage considerations listed for numerous additional conditions in brief.