Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment (LWW Massage Therapy & Bodywork Series)
This richly illustrated text teachers the basic techniques of clinical massage therapy by embedding illustrations of internal structures directly into photographs of live models. Each muscle or muscle group is show, along with surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapist's hands. Useful as a textbook of clinical massage and anatomy, this text can also be use as a practical patient communication too. Basic clinical techniques such as compression, stripping massage, monastical stretching and cross-fiber friction are include. Suggestions of draping options correspond to illustrations of draping techniques. Appendices include paint referral zones by region, Greek and latin prefixes and suffixes, and a glossary of terms.
Author: James H.; Pounds Clay
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2003-01-01