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Pediatric massage therapy

Author: Marybetts Sinclair
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.
Series: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins massage therapy & bodywork series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text provides a complete overview of the concepts and techniques that massage therapists, physical or occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals need to know in order to perform manual therapy on children - especially those with disabilities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marybetts Sinclair
ISBN: 0781742196 9780781742191
OCLC Number: 1159744715
Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: The Benefits of Massage for Children Psychologic Benefits of Massage Emotional Effects of Massage Increased Perceptual Feedback as a Benefit of Massage Chapter 2: Not a Miniature Adult: The Unique Dynamics of Pediatric Massage The Growth and Development of Children Adapting Massage Therapy to Children of Different Ages Preparing to Work With Children Chapter 3: Pediatric Massage and Hydrotherapy Techniques Suitable Techniques for Children Full-Body Massage Sequence Hydrotherapy As an Adjunct to Pediatric Massage Chapter 4: Massage and Hydrotherapy for Pediatric Injuries Pediatric Injuries Amputations Birth Trauma Bruises Burns Dislocations Fractures Scar Tissue Spinal Cord Injuries Sprains Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 5: Massage and Hydrotherapy for the Common Discomforts of Childhood The Common Cold Constipation Depression Earache Eye Fatigue and Strain Gas Pain Growing Pains in the Legs Headache Insomnia Leg Cramps Lower Back Pain Menstrual Cramps Muscle Weakness Neck and Shoulder Tension Sore Throat Soreness After Exercise Tension Stomachache Tired Feet Torticollis Chapter 6: Massage and Hydrotherapy for Children with Disabilities Common Problems for Children With Disabilities General Principles of Massage for Children With Disabilities Physical and Sexual Abuse Autoimmune Deficiency Syndrome Asthma Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity Autism Catastrophic Illness Cerebral Palsy Chronic Pain Contractures Developmental Delay Fetal Drug or Alcohol Exposure Hydrocephalus Muscular Dystrophy Scoliosis Tactile Defensiveness Wheelchair Riders Teaching Massage to Parents Appendix Glossary Index
Series Title: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins massage therapy & bodywork series.
Responsibility: Marybetts Sinclair.

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