A Massage Therapist S Guide To Pathology 7e

Author: Ruth Werner
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ISBN: 9780998266343
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A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, 7th edition, continues to set the standard for pathology courses with up-to-date, high-value content, an outstanding illustration program, and the author's trademark accessible writing style. With skill and passion, Werner's text makes pathology fascinating and understandable for massage therapy students as it prepares them to work independently or within a health care team to make choices that result in the best possible outcomes for clients living with a wide range of diseases and disorders.Reflecting the latest research, the seventh edition offers a strong focus on evidence-informed practice. And, to keep pace with evolving standards, it is now ELAP-compliant, has testing formats compatible with the MBLEx exam.

Massage Therapist S Guide To Pathology

Author: Ruth Werner
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 9781496310828
Size: 21.88 MB
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, the best-selling pathology book, continues to set the standard through up-to-date, evidence-based content, an outstanding full color illustration program, and a friendly, accessible writing style. With skill and passion, respected author and lifelong educator Ruth Werner makes pathology fascinating and understandable for massage therapy students and prepares them to make professional choices that result in the best possible outcomes for clients living with a wide range of diseases and conditions. To ensure competent, safe practice, the Sixth Edition now emphasizes evidence-informed practice and offers a stronger focus on helping students develop the clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills they will need for complex decision- making. Well-established educational building blocks take learners from key word vocabulary through to more complex skills, and a wide range of enhanced in-text and online learning aids help ensure content mastery. Incorporating the latest research and information on more than 20 newly covered pathologies, the Sixth Edition is now ELAP-compliant, has testing formats that better prepare students for the MBLEx exam, and has been updated to be consistent with the DSM-V.

Clinical Assessment For Massage Therapy

Author: David Zulak
Publisher: Handspring Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1909141577
Size: 13.77 MB
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The book brings together a range of examination and assessment techniques which are otherwise only found in a variety of different places. It presents them in a way relevant to massage therapists. The book will be used by MT students to learn of the existence of these techniques and how and when to use them. More experienced MTs will use the book to enhance, update and extend their skills in what is a key area if appropriate therapy is to be given.

Introduction To Massage Therapy

Author: Mary Beth Braun
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781773744
Size: 78.88 MB
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This introductory textbook instills the skills and knowledge needed to become—and excel as—a professional massage therapist. Enhanced by full-color illustrations and photographs, the text integrates functional anatomy, physiology, and pathology with massage therapy techniques and offers extensive 3D anatomical information. Communication, documentation, safety, self-care, and business practices are also covered. This edition features expanded coverage of hydrotherapy, Eastern techniques, sanitation and hygiene, HIPAA, and key topics tested on the National Certification Exam. Other new features include critical thinking exercises and boxes highlighting contraindications to massage or specific strokes. A bound-in Real Bodywork DVD features outstanding video clips of massage sequences.

Mosby S Essential Sciences For Therapeutic Massage E Book

Author: Sandy Fritz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323672302
Size: 69.67 MB
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Get the science background you need to master massage therapy! Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition provides full-color, easy-to-read coverage of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Realistic examples apply A&P content directly to the practice of massage therapy, and learning activities help you review key material and develop critical thinking skills. Written by noted massage therapy educators Sandy Fritz and Luke Allen Fritz, this guide provides a solid foundation in the sciences and positions you for success on licensing and certification exams. Coverage of essential sciences and practical application helps you study for and pass licensing and certification exams, including the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) and Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB). Over 700 full-color line drawings and photos show muscle locations, attachments, and actions — required knowledge for passing certification exams and for practicing massage therapy. ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meet the proficiency recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, multiple-choice review and discussion questions, plus workbook sections on Evolve. Biomechanics Basics chapter includes gait assessment and muscle testing activities along with critical thinking questions. Sections on pathologic conditions include suggestions for referral protocols as well as indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. Coverage of nutrition explains how nutrition and nutritional products might affect or interfere with massage therapy, describing the basics of nutrition, the digestive process, and all of the main vitamins and minerals and their functions in the body. Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real-world practice. Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices. Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on Evolve suggest online resources for further reading and research. Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material in each chapter and increases critical thinking skills. Appendix on diseases/conditions provides a quick reference to indications and contraindications, showing how pathologic conditions may affect the safety and efficacy of therapeutic massage.

Mosby S Pathology For Massage Therapists

Author: Susan G. Salvo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323055885
Size: 29.37 MB
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"Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, Second Edition, provides complete pathology information with specific message considerations in one convenient text! You'll discover how to adapt massage techniques to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and ensure the safety of your clients for a wide range of medical conditions. Unmistakable "stoplight" icons let you know when massage is indicated (green), when to proceed with caution (yellow), and when massage is contraindicated (red)." --Book Jacket.

Mosby S Essential Sciences For Therapeutic Massage

Author: Sandy Fritz
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323672290
Size: 45.18 MB
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Get the science background you need to master massage therapy! Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition provides full-color, easy-to-read coverage of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Realistic examples apply A&P content directly to the practice of massage therapy, and learning activities help you review key material and develop critical thinking skills. Written by noted massage therapy educators Sandy Fritz and Luke Allen Fritz, this guide provides a solid foundation in the sciences and positions you for success on licensing and certification exams. Coverage of essential sciences and practical application helps you study for and pass licensing and certification exams, including the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) and Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB). Over 700 full-color line drawings and photos show muscle locations, attachments, and actions - required knowledge for passing certification exams and for practicing massage therapy. ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meet the proficiency recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, multiple-choice review and discussion questions, plus workbook sections on Evolve. Biomechanics Basics chapter includes gait assessment and muscle testing activities along with critical thinking questions. Sections on pathologic conditions include suggestions for referral protocols as well as indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. Coverage of nutrition explains how nutrition and nutritional products might affect or interfere with massage therapy, describing the basics of nutrition, the digestive process, and all of the main vitamins and minerals and their functions in the body. Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real-world practice. Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices. Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on Evolve suggest online resources for further reading and research. Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material in each chapter and increases critical thinking skills. Appendix on diseases/conditions provides a quick reference to indications and contraindications, showing how pathologic conditions may affect the safety and efficacy of therapeutic massage. NEW! MBLEx preparation questions at the end of each chapter and additional questions on the Evolve companion website prepare you for the licensure examination. NEW! End-of-chapter case studies build your skills in critical thinking. UPDATED information provides the most current, accurate content to help you prepare for exams and practice. NEW! Expanded Evolve site provides content review and licensing exam preparation. UPDATED coverage of massage pathologies reflects what you will see in the field as a practitioner.

Tappan S Handbook Of Healing Massage Techniques

Author: Patricia J. Benjamin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Size: 76.88 MB
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This pioneering book in massage therapy provides basic information on the art and science of effective healing massage techniques in quick-learn, easy-to-understand terms. Whether you're a licensed massage therapy practitioner, health related professional, or just interested in basic massage therapy techniques, this is the book for you! The authors carefully examine the foundations of healing massage, western massage techniques, contemporary massage including myofascial techniques, trigger points, lymphatic drainage massage, foot reflexology, Asian bodywork therapy and applications of massage. New to the fifth edition are Practice Sequences that are step-by-step suggested example applications of the techniques described in the book. Each Practice Sequence is demonstrated in full, vibrant detail on the DVD that accompanies this text. So that readers can track their progress, the DVD, as well as Appendix D, provides Performance Evaluation Forms for every Practice Sequence.

Mosby S Massage Therapy Review

Author: Sandy Fritz
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323017381
Size: 55.47 MB
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This new review system is designed to help students prepare for and pass school-administered exams, state and local licensing exams, and the National Certification Exam administered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Nearly 800 multiple-choice questions plus answer keys and rationales, as well as 40 labeling exercises and unique case-study/critical thinking questions, make up this comprehensive review. Mosby's Massage Therapy Review covers topics from four essential categories: Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology; Clinical Pathology and Indications and Contraindications for Massage Application; Massage Therapy and Bodywork; and Professional Standards, Ethics, and Business Practices. A FREE CD-ROM offers even more practice and familiarizes the user with taking the exam in an electronic format.

Mosby S Fundamentals Of Therapeutic Massage

Author: Sandy Fritz
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323034449
Size: 38.44 MB
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The 3rd Edition is now ENHANCED with 2 CD-ROMs that include 60 minutes of technique video, student learning exercises, 60 minutes of relaxation music, and a dermatology diagnosis tool. Providing valuable information on how to skillfully apply massage techniques, this practical text is the most widely-used massage therapy resource available! The new edition of this best-selling text includes discussions on sanitation, hygiene, body mechanics, business practices, ethics, and much more. Each chapter builds on the one before it, beginning with the basics and expanding to therapeutic applications, as well as providing an introduction to complementary bodywork systems. Workbook features are integrated throughout the text, with interactive case studies that help readers understand and apply key topics. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Comprehensive coverage includes all the fundamentals of therapeutic massage including: specific massage techniques, equipment and supplies, wellness, working with special populations, business considerations, and much more. The unique textbook/workbook format is an outstanding value (no separate workbook necessary), that encourages critical thinking and interactive learning through activities, short essays, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and more. Core massage material, including techniques, body mechanics, hygiene & safety, and massage preparation, are covered in more detail than any other massage textbook available. An entire chapter on medical terminology and record keeping prepares the student for professional practice. Appendices on contraindications, skin pathology, common medications and their implications for massage, and self-massage provides valuable information for students, as well as additional avenues for study and reference. EVOLVE website activities, highlighted with an EVOLVE icon, are included in each chapter to direct readers to the Internet for further study. Well referenced coverage discusses the latest research in massage therapy and directs readers to additional literature on the topics in each chapter. More than 500 illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques to enhance the understanding and comprehension of each topic presented. Practical Applications are included in each chapter to support competency-based learning and to enable readers to see the way material applies to real practice. Each chapter contains Chapter Outlines, Chapter Objectives, Section Objectives, Key Terms, Summaries, Proficiency Exercises, EVOLVE exercises, Workbook Sections, and Think it Over questions to help improve comprehension. The easy-to-read format engages readers with various learning styles. Content is ideal for National Certification Exam preparation. A new chapter, Integration-Case Studies, combines the information from this textbook with basic science content to help students put the material from the text into practical application with individual clients. The 20 case studies in this chapter cover common conditions seen by massage professionals in day and destination spas, as well as health, fitness, wellness, sport, and medical settings. Content has been significantly expanded to help students prepare for practice in the areas of: Palpation and differential assessment, Sports massage, Spa applications, Lymphatic drainage massage, Medical massage, Oriental and Eastern massage theory and application, and Conflict resolution. Increased material on gait and muscle assessment procedures - as well as muscle firing patterns - helps to increase assessment skills and prepare students for more advanced massage training. A greater focus has been placed on clinical reasoning to help support student-directed learning. The entire book features an appealing design that makes the text easier to use and corresponds directly with the internal design of the Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 2nd Edition. Content has been revised and updated to reflect changes in accordance with new COMTA (Commission On Massage Therapy Accreditation) standards, so readers will have the latest and most relevant information available.