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Bodywork Shiatsu

Author : Carl Dubitsky
ISBN : 0892815264
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 80.18 MB
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Explains the art of finger-pressure massage.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Practice Of Shiatsu

Author : Sandra K. Anderson
ISBN : 9780323045803
Genre : HEALTH & FITNESS
File Size : 58.97 MB
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Presents an introduction to the theory, techniques, and methods of shiatsu.
Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Modalities For Massage And Bodywork

Author : Elaine Stillerman
ISBN : 9780323260794
Genre : Medical
File Size : 51.87 MB
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Ideal for both classroom and practice, Modalities for Massage & Bodywork, 2nd Edition presents 23 modalities of bodywork, their history, development, effects, benefits, contraindications, basic curricula and certification requirements. Updated photos and illustrations, critical thinking questions, and flash cards give you a better picture of today's massage best practices. Evolve companion website provides matching activities, flash cards, answers to multiple-choice questions, weblinks and video demonstrations of various modalities covered in the text to make learning more interactive. Case histories in each chapter illustrate the effects of the modality within a therapeutic context, creating the opportunity for integrative, clinical reasoning that helps prepare you for work in the various modalities. Student objectives and key terms at the start of each chapter provides a framework for what to expect and what to focus on with each chapter. In My Experience boxes provide personal insights about specific techniques from experts in the field. Full-color design and techniques shown with photos and illustrations enhance understanding and comprehension of each modality. Multiple-choice test questions at the end of each chapter with answers on the Evolve website help you measure your understanding of the modality and obtain instant feedback from the answer key that includes rationales. Suggested readings, resources and references in each chapter offer robust resources for you to further research each modality. Clinically relevant boxes and tables highlight important information. NEW Modalities chapters provide you with a greater awareness of the opportunities and options available as they pursue a massage therapy career and practitioners with more practical information they can apply to their work. NEW! Student resources on Evolve supplement the classroom experience and ensures you retain the material in the text. 23 different body techniques are introduced to help you learn about different modalities you may want to pursue and reaffirm your knowledge of techniques. More than 2 hours of video on the Evolve website bring the modalities to life and help put the text instructions in perspective. NEW! Updated content, photos and illustrations equip you with the latest information and visuals on modalities from experts in the field that reflect current practices in the field and the needs and wants of massage therapy practitioners and students. NEW! Critical thinking questions added to each chapter actively engage and challenge your reasoning skills. NEW! Additional review questions added to each chapter supply you with more opportunities to review what you have learned and test your knowledge.
Category: Medical

Therapeutic Massage And Bodywork For Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Virginia S. Cowen
ISBN : 9781848190498
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 40.56 MB
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Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. This title explains how massage works, how the body senses touch, and how touch therapy can benefit children with ASDs.
Category: Psychology

Beyond Shiatsu

Author : Wataru Ohashi
ISBN : 1568363516
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 65.26 MB
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This is a comprehensive guide to the unique methods that have made the Ohashi Institute famous around the world; methods that have moved beyond traditional shiatsu to develop an approach to acupressure that is holistic rather than symptomatic, energizing rather than purely physical. This is a comprehensive guide to the unique methods that have made the Ohashi Institute famous around the world; methods that have moved beyond traditional shiatsu to develop an approach to acupressure that is holistic rather than symptomatic, energizing rather than purely
Category: Health & Fitness

Bodywork

Author : Thomas Claire
ISBN : PSU:000024653886
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 45.78 MB
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A massage therapist offers a first person narrative account of different massage therapies, including Swedish, the Feldenkrais Method, the Alexander Technique, Rolfing, the Trager Approach, and Shiatsu
Category: Health & Fitness

Encyclopedia Of New Age Beliefs

Author : John Ankerberg
ISBN : 1565071603
Genre : Religion
File Size : 41.51 MB
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This comprehensive, indexed volume includes short, one-page listings of pertinent facts about a particular movement, its founder, how it claims to work, scientific evaluations done, and its potential dangers. Some topics covered are angels, visualization, shamanism, hypnosis, new age medicine and martial arts.
Category: Religion

Modalities For Massage And Bodywork

Author : Elaine Stillerman
ISBN : NWU:35557000175719
Genre : Medical
File Size : 29.68 MB
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"Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.
Category: Medical

Pregnancy And Childbirth E Book

Author : Suzanne Yates
ISBN : 9780702047848
Genre : Medical
File Size : 90.70 MB
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Pregnancy and childbirth brings together, for the first time, western and eastern approaches providing a sound amalgamation of theoretical and practical information for bodywork practitioners world-wide. It describes in detail the application of massage and shiatsu from early pregnancy, including work during labour and for the first year postnatally for the mother. This is a useful source of information for massage therapists, shiatsu practitioners, osteopaths, physical therapists, chiropractors, reflexologists, aromatherapists, acupuncturists, yoga and Pilates instructors. For Students and practitioners to use as a learning manual and reference tool, the text provides: Clarity of information Full text referencing Clear diagrams, photographs, and summary boxes Clinical accuracy: reviewed by, and with contributions from, international specialists including midwives, obstetricians, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists, aromatherapists and massage therapists.
Category: Medical

Fundamentals Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine E Book

Author : Marc S. Micozzi
ISBN : 9781437727050
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47.67 MB
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Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes mind, body, and spirit; traditional Western healing; and traditional ethnomedical systems from around the world. Discussions include homeopathy, massage and manual therapies, chiropractic, a revised chapter on osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this is the ideal CAM reference for both students and practitioners! An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence. Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you carefully evaluate each treatment. Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Longevity in the market makes this a classic, trusted text. Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, Victor Sierpina, and Marc Micozzi himself. Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study. New, expanded organization covers the foundations of CAM, traditional Western healing, and traditional ethnomedical systems from Asia, Africa, and the Americas, putting CAM in perspective and making it easier to understand CAM origins and contexts. NEW content includes legal and operational issues in integrative medicine, creative and expressive arts therapies, ecological pharmacology, hydration, mind-body thought and practice in America, osteopathy, reflexology, South American healing, traditional medicines of India, and Unani medicine. Revised and updated chapters include aromatherapy, classical acupuncture, energy medicine, biophysical devices (electricity, light, and magnetism), massage and touch therapies, traditional osteopathy, reflexology, vitalism, and yoga. New research studies explain how and why CAM therapies work, and also demonstrate that they do work, in areas such as acupuncture, energy healing, and mind-body therapies. Expanded content on basic sciences includes biophysics, ecology, ethnomedicine, neurobiology, and pschoneuroimmunology, providing the scientific background needed to learn and practice CAM and integrative medicine. Expanded coverage of nutrition and hydration includes practical information on Vitamin D and healthy hydration with fluid and electrolytes.
Category: Medical