Handbook of Clinical Massage


Well researched and evidence-based, this book takes a unique medical approach to describing applied massage techniques for common conditions and their utilization as an adjunct to both conventional and complementary treatments. Offers guidelines on the assessment of each body region prior to massage, including symptoms and signs relating to pathology. Features photographs and line drawings that clearly illustrate correct postural techniques. Thorough descriptions of massage techniques, their physiological effects, indications and contraindications, and how massage may be used therapeutically helps the reader come to a better understanding of the treatment of many common conditions.

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

Date Published: 2004

Book Condition: Near fine soft cover showing some minor corner creasing to covers, otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked copy internally

ISBN: 044307349X


ISBN: 044307349X

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