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Textbook of Remedial Massage. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5350041
  • Book
  • November 2019
  • Elsevier Health Science
Textbook of Remedial Massage 2e is a comprehensive and practical book for students and practitioners of remedial massage.

Written by Sandra Grace and Jane Graves, the text provides expert instruction in commonly used and highly valued remedial massage techniques, including trigger points, muscle stretching and myofascial release. Each technique is accompanied by:

- step-by-step illustrations and photographs - physiological principles- current evidence of efficacy - contraindications and precautions- Detailed approach to assessments including red flags for serious conditions requiring referral- Evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment- Comprehensive coverage of techniques that are included in remedial massage programs- Focus on functional anatomy- Assessment videos of major regions of the body and the integration of treatment techniques that are specific to the target tissue- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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1.Remedial massage in Australian healthcare
2.Assessment procedures for remedial massage: an evidence-based approach
3.Planning remedial massage therapy
4.Remedial massage techniques for muscles
5.Muscle stretching
6.Myofascial trigger points
7.Joint articulation
8.Myofascial release
9.Lymphatic drainage massage
10.The low back and pelvis
11.The thoracic region
12.The cervical region
13.The head and face
14.The chest
15.The shoulder region
16.The elbow region
17.The wrist and hand
18.The hip region
19.The knee
20.The leg, ankle and foot
21.Specific client groups
22.Answers to Review Questions
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Sandra Grace Senior Lecturer in Osteopathic Medicine, Southern Cross University
Adjunct Research Associate, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University.

Jane Graves
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