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Comprehensive text provides a wealth of basic and advanced information on the theory and manual technique of massage. The book's new structure allows the reader to select material that fits the program level and course scope. Written for physical therapists, massage therapists and occupational therapists, this text introduces an evidence-based clinical reasoning process for incorporating massage into therapeutic practice. Based on outcome measurement, techniques, and current models of disablement, this "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice." Readers are instructed how to identify impairments, select and apply appropriate massage techniques, and integrate massage with other treatments. The book integrates a wide variety of techniques into a single problem-solving format consistent with the APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice," and features superb photographic illustrations, boxes, charts, figures, and clinical examples.
Paul Clifford is Professor, Massage Therapy Program, School of Health and Wellness, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Table of Contents
|Client Examination and Treatment Planning|
|Massage for Wellness and Impairments||p. 3|
|Evidence for Massage||p. 29|
|Clinical Decision-Making for Massage||p. 47|
|Interpersonal and Ethical Issues for Massage||p. 77|
|Client Examination for Massage||p. 103|
|Treatment and Discharge|
|Preparation and Positioning for Massage||p. 153|
|Superficial Reflex Techniques||p. 187|
|Superficial Fluid Techniques||p. 213|
|Neuromuscular Techniques||p. 241|
|Connective Tissue Techniques||p. 307|
|Passive Movement Techniques||p. 349|
|Percussive Techniques||p. 377|
|Sequencing Massage Techniques||p. 395|
|Using Massage to Achieve Clinical Outcomes||p. 419|
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