Orthopedic Massage: Theory and Technique

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Mosby, 2003 - Medical - 247 pages
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Many practitioners use therapeutic massage to treat soft tissue pain and injuries. Accessible and highly readable, this unique reference provides a wealth of information on the use of massage therapy to treat pain and injury conditions. An ideal support for basic training and clinical practice, it offers detailed technical information, numerous illustrations, and reliable reference material on the subject.

  • Provides a comprehensive approach to treatment of common soft tissue pain and injury
  • Explains common orthopedic problems in detail, addressing biomechanics, kinesiology, and anatomy
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of the physiologic rationale for soft tissue treatments and explains those most effective for each condition
  • Integrates treatment approaches from across the field and gives detailed, easy-to-follow steps for their application
  • Compares traditional treatments with soft tissue manipulation for each problem discussed
  • Clearly links anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics with clinical practice
  • Designed for quick and easy reference with more than 200 high-quality illustrations and numerous photos of treatment techniques

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User Review  - StaceyHH - LibraryThing

Excellent technical reference. Whitney Lowe's attention to detail makes this a valuable resource for any soft-tissue practitioner who is working with pain or injury. Read full review

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