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Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology : A Diagnostic Guide to Neurologic Levels,9780683302103

Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology : A Diagnostic Guide to Neurologic Levels

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9780683302103

ISBN10:
0683302108
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks. The new art program features enhanced line drawings and full-color photographs of skin conditions ranging from mild to severe. A new appendix on medications explains how bodywork may influence the actions of various drugs. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes a self-testing tool, animations demonstrating pathophysiology concepts, and audio pronunciations for medical terminology.

Table of Contents

Dedication v(2)
Preface vii(2)
Acknowledgments ix(2)
Reviewer Acknowledgments xi(2)
How To Use This Book xiii(8)
Color Plates
xxi
1 Integumentary System Conditions
1(42)
Introduction
1(3)
Contagious Skin Disorders
4(15)
Boils
4(2)
Erysipelas
6(1)
Fungal Infections
7(3)
Herpes Simplex
10(2)
Impetigo
12(1)
Lice and Mites
13(4)
Warts
17(2)
Noncontagious Inflammatory Skin Disorders
19(6)
Acne
19(2)
Dermatitis/Eczema
21(3)
Hives
24(1)
Neoplastic Skin Disorders
25(9)
Moles
25(1)
Psoriasis
26(2)
Skin Cancer
28(6)
Skin Injuries
34(5)
Burns
34(2)
Decubitus Ulcers
36(2)
Open Wounds and Sores
38(1)
Scar Tissue
38(1)
Other Skin Conditions
39(4)
Ichthyosis
39(4)
2 Musculoskeletal System Conditions
43(86)
Introduction
43(6)
Muscular Disorders
49(11)
Contractures
49(1)
Fibromyalgia
50(4)
Myositis Ossificans
54(1)
Shin Splints
55(2)
Spasms, Cramps
57(2)
Strains
59(1)
Bone Disorders
60(9)
Fractures
60(2)
Osteoporosis
62(3)
Paget's Disease
65(2)
Postural Deviations
67(2)
Joint Disorders
69(23)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
69(2)
Chondromalacia/Patellofemoral Syndrome
71(1)
Dislocations
72(2)
Gout
74(3)
Osteoarthritis
77(3)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
80(3)
Septic Arthritis
83(1)
Spondylosis
84(3)
Sprains
87(2)
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
89(3)
Other Connective Tissue Disorders
92(19)
Baker's Cysts
92(2)
Bunions
94(1)
Bursitis
95(2)
Dupuytren's Contracture
97(1)
Ganglion Cysts
98(1)
Hernia
99(2)
Pes Planus
101(1)
Plantar Fasciitis
102(1)
Tendinitis
103(1)
Tenosynovitis
104(2)
Torticollis
106(2)
Whiplash
108(3)
Neuromuscular Disorders
111(18)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
111(3)
Herniated Disc
114(4)
Sciatica
118(2)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
120(9)
3 Nervous System Conditions
129(44)
Introduction
129(4)
Chronic Degenerative Disorders
133(10)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
133(1)
Chorea
134(1)
Multiple Sclerosis
135(4)
Parkinson's Disease
139(3)
Peripheral Neuropathy
142(1)
Infectious Disorders
143(8)
Encephalitis
143(1)
Herpes Zoster
144(2)
Meningitis
146(2)
Polio
148(2)
Post Polio Syndrome
150(1)
Nervous System Injuries
151(15)
Bell's Palsy
151(2)
Headaches
153(3)
Hyperesthesia
156(1)
Neuritis
157(1)
Spinal Cord Injury
158(3)
Stroke
161(3)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
164(2)
Other Nervous System Disorders
166(7)
Seizure Disorders
166(7)
4 Circulatory System Conditions
173(46)
Introduction
173(5)
Blood Disorders
178(12)
Anemia
178(4)
Embolism or Thrombus
182(2)
Hemophilia
184(2)
Hematoma
186(1)
Thrombophlebitis or Deep Vein Thrombosis
187(3)
Vascular Disorders
190(16)
Aneurysm
190(3)
Atherosclerosis
193(6)
Hypertension
199(3)
Raynaud's Syndrome
202(2)
Varicose Veins
204(2)
Heart Conditions
206(4)
Heart Attack
206(4)
Other Circulatory Conditions
210(9)
Diabetes Mellitus
210(9)
5 Lymph and Immune System Conditions
219(28)
Lymph System Introduction
219(2)
Immune System Introduction
221(3)
Lymph System Conditions
224(5)
Edema
224(1)
Hodgkin's Disease
225(2)
Lymphangitis
227(2)
Immune System Conditions
229(18)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
229(3)
Fever
232(1)
HIV/AIDS
233(4)
Inflammation
237(4)
Lupus
241(6)
6 Respiratory System Conditions
247(26)
Introduction
247(2)
Infectious Respiratory Disorders
249(10)
Common Cold
249(2)
Influenza
251(1)
Pneumonia
252(3)
Sinusitis
255(2)
Tuberculosis
257(2)
Inflammatory Respiratory Disorders
259(7)
Asthma
259(3)
COPD/ Emphysema
262(4)
Other Respiratory Disorders
266(7)
Lung Cancer
266(7)
7 Digestive System Conditions
273(34)
Introduction
273(3)
Disorders of the Stomach and Small intestine
276(4)
Gastroenteritis
276(2)
Ulcers
278(2)
Disorders of the Large Intestine
280(11)
Appendicitis
280(2)
Colon Cancer
282(3)
Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis
285(3)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
288(2)
Ulcerative Colitis
290(1)
Disorders of the Accessory Organs
291(10)
Cirrhosis
291(3)
Gallstones
294(2)
Hepatitis
296(3)
Jaundice
299(1)
Liver, Enlarged
300(1)
Other Digestive System Conditions
301(6)
Peritonitis
301(6)
8 Urinary System Conditions
307(16)
Introduction
307(2)
Kidney Disorders
309(8)
Glomerulonephritis
309(1)
Kidney Stones
310(3)
Pyelonephritis
313(1)
Renal Failure
314(3)
Bladder and Urinary Tract Disorders
317(6)
Interstitial Cystitis
317(1)
Urinary Tract Infection
318(5)
9 Reproductive System Conditions
323(32)
Introduction
323(2)
Disorders of the Uterus
325(7)
Abortion, Spontaneous and Elective
325(1)
Dysmenorrhea
326(2)
Endometriosis
328(2)
Fibroid Tumors
330(2)
Disorders of Other Reproductive Structures
332(12)
Breast Cancer
332(6)
Ovarian Cancer
338(3)
Ovarian Cysts
341(3)
Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
344(2)
Prostate Cancer
344(2)
Other Reproductive System Conditions
346(9)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
346(1)
Pregnancy
347(8)
10 Miscellaneous Conditions
355(18)
Alcoholism
356(2)
Cancer, General
358(4)
Cysts
362(1)
Edema Due to Inactivity
363(1)
Fatigue
364(1)
Insomnia
365(2)
Postoperative Situations
367(1)
Substance Abuse
368(5)
Appendix 1 Taking a Client History 373(10)
Appendix 2 Hygienic Methods for Massage Therapists 383(6)
Appendix 3 Endangerments 389(12)
Appendix 4 Chapter Objectives and Chapter Review Answers 401(32)
Appendix 5 Quick Reference Charts 433(28)
Glossary of Terms 461(8)
Illustration Credits 469(6)
Index 475


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