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The Complete Guide To Sports Massage

Author : Tim Paine
ISBN : 9781472912763
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 21.73 MB
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The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, practical handbook. Now with additional photography and the latest techniques, this is a must-have guide for students of sports therapy and anyone wanting a performance advantage. Sports massage is the skilled manipulation of soft tissue for: the relief and treatment of muscle soreness and pain; the maintenance of muscle balance and improved flexibility; and enhanced rehabilitation from injury. Packed with jargon-free information, this fully updated guide includes step-by-step photography and detailed text explaining the principles and techniques of massage; injury management and post-massage care; as well as practical guidance on working at a sports event.
Category: Health & Fitness

Massage

Author : Martin Ashley
ISBN : PSU:000025520262
Genre : Massage
File Size : 20.23 MB
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Advice for pursuing a career in massage and bodywork. Profiles of massage schools plus directories of associations are included.
Category: Massage

The Complete Guide To Massage

Author : Mary Biancalana
ISBN : 9781440594021
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 72.83 MB
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Discover the healing power of massage therapy! With The Complete Guide to Massage, you can use the power of touch to soothe aches and wash away worries. Each page guides you through the time-honored practice with step-by-step instructions and photographs for massaging yourself and others. You'll learn the different strokes and movements within a massage as well as techniques for popular methods, including prenatal massage, Swedish massage, and trigger point therapy. Whether you're looking to relieve muscle tension, alleviate pain, or simply de-stress, The Complete Guide to Massage will help you uncover a whole new world of healing and relaxation.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Complete Guide To Massage

Author : Carole McGilvery
ISBN : 0754809706
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 33.34 MB
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A good massage is as enjoyable to give as to receive, and with the right guidance and a little practice, everyone is capable of giving a wonderful therapeutic and pleasurable massage themselves.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Complete Guide To Exercise Therapy

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408193785
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 40.49 MB
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A new title in the Complete Guide series - Exercise Therapy will perfectly complement the Complete Guide to Sports Injuries and the Complete Guide to Clinical Massage. Dr Christopher M. Norris clearly explains the theory and the book is packed with practical therapies and demonstrations of good practice. Exercise therapy concentrates on prescribing exercise as a form of rehabilitation when recovering from an injury. Exercise therapy is mainly concerned with injuries people have suffered, perhaps during sporting endeavour.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Complete Guide To Clinical Massage

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408181454
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.30 MB
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A practical guide to a burgeoning specialist area for fitness professionals and physiotherapists. A comprehensive guide to clinical massage techniques, tackled in Chris Norris's clear and accessible style. Packed with photographs and clear descriptions. The e-book version also contains video clips showing the massage techniques in action. From the tools of the trade to how to use techniques most effectively on patients this is a must have guide for all trainee and practising masseuses, physiotherapists, sports therapists and fitness professionals.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide To Sports Injuries

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408196090
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 46.45 MB
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This new addition to the well-known Complete Guide series will become an instant classic and essential introduction for physiotherapy students or any fitness professional dealing with sports injuries. Written by leading physiotherapist and successful author Chris Norris, this book covers the background into the structure and function of an area, the key signs for recognising symptoms and how to treat injuries with massage, taping and hot/cold techniques. Fully illustrated and packed with photography ranging from exercises to massages to suit specific injuries, it outlines the correct position and technique. The physiology is clearly illustrated and taping methods are clearly explained step-by-step. Perfect for the non-specialist providing essential management for sports injuries, this book also includes sections on simple self massage, healing timeframes, a treatment toolbox and strategies on structuring rehabilitation effectively.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Clinical Massage In The Healthcare Setting E Book

Author : Sandy Fritz
ISBN : 9780323070690
Genre : Medical
File Size : 68.25 MB
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Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.
Category: Medical

The Complete Guide To Back Rehabilitation

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781472916716
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 32.60 MB
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Back pain will affect 80 per cent of your clients at some point in their lives, and it has been estimated at costing UK businesses over £5 billion annually both in days absent and through litigation. The back is a complex structure and all other parts of the body rely on its smooth functioning. Christopher Norris takes the reader through the anatomy and mechanics of the back, the injuries and disorders the various structures of the back can suffer and then recommends the best practice for rehabilitation, covering: · The range of back conditions · The role of posture and muscle imbalance in back pain · The principles of back rehabilitation · Client assessment and rehabilitation planning · Gym-based back rehabilitation · Functional retraining for the back · Yoga and clinical Pilates for back rehabilitation. The Complete Guide to Back Rehabilitation is the essential resource for all experts involved in back care, including massage therapists, exercise therapists, physiotherapists and fitness professionals. This Complete Guide clearly outlines both the theory and practical tools to produce an effective back rehabilitation programme and offers advice on how to protect clients against further damage.
Category: Health & Fitness

Complete Guide To Foam Rolling

Author : Stull, Kyle
ISBN : 9781492545606
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 84.14 MB
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Complete Guide to Foam Rolling combines the latest scientific research with step-by-step instructions for the most effective foam rolling techniques for muscle preparation and recovery.
Category: Health & Fitness