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Beard's massage : principles and practice of soft tissue manipulation

Author: Giovanni De Domenico
Publisher: St. Louis : Saunders, cop. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

Provides physical therapy and other health profession students with an overview of massage, a description of massage techniques, information on the benefits of massage, and specific techniques for a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni De Domenico
ISBN: 9780721603506 0721603505
OCLC Number: 1130773116
Description: X, 325 str. : ilustr. ; 28 cm.
Contents: PART I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES1. Historic Perspectives2. Anatomical Landmarks for Soft Tissue Massage - NEW!3. Essential Requirements for Soft Tissue Manipulation4. Classification, Definitions, and Descriptions of the Basic Massage Strokes and Relaxed Passive Movements5. Mechanical, Physiological, Psychological, and Therapeutic Effects of Soft Tissue ManipulationPART II: PRACTICE6. Soft Tissue Manipulation Techniques as an Evaluation Tool7. General Massage Sequences8. Local Massage Sequences9. Focal Massage Sequences - NEW!10. Massage for the Patient with a Respiratory Condition11. Connective Tissue Massage (CTM)12. Decongestive Therapy for the Treatment of Lymphedema - NEW!13. Massage in Sport - NEW! 14. Massage for the Baby and Infant - NEW!15. Massage in Palliative Care - NEW!16. Soft Tissue Manipulation in Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) - NEW! 17. Eastern Systems of Soft Tissue ManipulationAppendix: Closed Chest (External) Cardiac MassageIndex
Responsibility: Giovanni De Domenico.


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