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Tappan's handbook of massage therapy : blending art with science

Author: Patricia J Benjamin; Frances M Tappan
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia J Benjamin; Frances M Tappan
ISBN: 9780134082691 0134082699
OCLC Number: 918550322
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: PART 1 FOUNDATIONS FOR MASSAGE THERAPY PROFESSIONALS * Massage Therapy Profession * History of Massage as a Vocation * Professional and Personal Development * Physical Skills, Fitness, and Self-Care for the Massage Therapist * Ethics and the Therapeutic Relationship PART 2 FOUNDATIONS OF PLANNING AND GIVING MASSAGE SESSIONS * Effects of Massage and Research Literacy * Clinical Applications of Massage * Endangerment Sites, Contraindications, Cautions * Medical Terminology, Goal-Oriented Planning, Documentation * Hygiene, Equipment, Environment * Body Mechanics, Table Skills, General Guidelines PART 3 TAPPAN'S GUIDE TO HEALING MASSAGE * Swedish Massage Techniques * Joint Movements * Full-Body Swedish Massage * Regional Massage Applications-Upper Body * Regional Massage Applications-Lower Body * Hydrotherapy and Temperature Therapies PART 4 TAPPAN'S GUIDE TO SPECIAL APPLICATIONS * Special Populations and Adaptations * Spa Treatments * Seated Massage PART 5 TAPPAN'S GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY MASSAGE AND BODYWORK * Myofascial Massage * Trigger Point Therapy * Lymphatic Facilitation * Reflexology * Energy-Based Bodywork PART 6 FOUNDATIONS OF CAREER AND PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT * Career Plans and Employment * Private Practice and Finances * Business Ethics APPENDICES Appendix A Organizations and Publications Appendix B Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Massage Therapists Appendix C Goal-Oriented Planning Appendix D Performance Evaluation Forms Appendix E Intake, Health History, Note Forms Appendix F References and Additional Resources INTERACTIVE GLOSSARY INDEX
Other Titles: Tappan's handbook of healing massage techniques
Handbook of massage therapy
Responsibility: Patricia J. Benjamin, PhD, LMT.

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