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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 APPENDICESAppendix A Organizations and PublicationsAppendix B Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Massage TherapistsAppendix C Goal-Oriented PlanningAppendix D Performance Evaluation FormsAppendix E Intake, Health History, Note FormsAppendix 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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