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Becoming A Massage Therapist At Age 70

Author : Samuel Wong
ISBN : 9781503545182
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 76.46 MB
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Why does a man who is well into his retirement take up a new career as a massage therapist? What can massage offer to society? How does one go about learning it? Sam Wong deals with these and other intriguing questions in this book. He provides an authentic account of learning and blending Western massage and Chinese tui na, highlights the role of inspiring teachers in helping him to become a massage therapist, and documents the effectiveness of massage as an alternative treatment for fibromyalgia and other chronic pains. Sam’s insights on tui na in traditional Chinese medicine are fascinating and unique.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

A Tcm Way To Be Healthy Inside And Out

Author : Liqun Zhang
ISBN : 9781460247969
Genre : Medical
File Size : 29.46 MB
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Prof. Liqun Zhang is a renowned practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Austria, Europe. This book is the result of a life of Eastern and Western Medicine and being at home on three continents, Asia, North America, and Europe. Prof. Zhang explains the basic principles of TCM. In an engaging and clear way, she shows simple methods to cultivate the mind, to set up a gentle routine for daily use, explains a number of effective Qigong exercises, acupressure and self-acupressure, moxibustion, foot massage, seasonal living, and the principles of personal constitution. She describes a healthy diet as a way to help the body heal itself. Some of these TCM methods have been practiced in China for more than two thousand years. The author reminds us that the TCM lifestyle is all about a do-it-yourself approach. Small changes in the daily routine can make a big difference. Not all methods need to be applied at once. But taking one step at a time, observing the body, and listening to what we feel, will eventually lead us to the physical strength we need. Prof. Zhang provides us with the tools TCM has to offer. Life is a journey! Being healthy is the most important and happiest thing we can have. Thank you all for reading.
Category: Medical

Energy Medicine

Author : Donna Eden
ISBN : 9780349401331
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 44.54 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Donna Eden is a pioneer in the field of energy medicine. In this important book she shows you how to work with you body's energy to create physical, psychological and spiritual health and wellbeing. Discover how to: * Bring more energy and vitality into your everyday life * Use simple techniques to overcome tiredness and lethargy * Cure common complaints and prevent disease * Work with the eight major energy systems of the body for health and healing * Heal your mind, body and soul Energy medicine is a beautifully written, step-by-step approach for everyone who wants to achieve a healthier body, a sharper mind and a more joyful spirit.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Koreana Spring 2014 English

Author : The Korea Foundation
ISBN : 9791156040644
Genre :
File Size : 24.39 MB
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Koreana is a full-color quarterly on Korean culture and arts, including traditional heritage as well as modern and contemporary activities. Each issue includes in-depth coverage of a selected theme, followed by an array of articles on artists and artisans, historic and cultural landmarks, natural attractions, reviews of stage performances and exhibitions, literary pieces, and today’s lifestyles. Published since 1987, the magazine can also be accessed at (www.koreana.or.kr).
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Be Healthy With Yin Yoga

Author : Stefanie Arend
ISBN : 9781631525919
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 71.98 MB
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Yin yoga not only strengthens your body—makes it more vital and powerful in a yin way—it can also help with a lot of typical ailments, may they be allergies, teeth grinding, menstrual pain, headaches, infertility, skin problems, or back pain. In Be Healthy with Yin Yoga, best-selling author Stefanie Arend puts together many Yin yoga sequences to activate the self-healing powers of body and mind. She offers a holistic approach that includes Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine, breathing techniques, meditation, nutrition, fascia therapy exercises, and self-reflective questions to encourage deeper explorations of the roots of readers’ ailments. Suited for both beginners and experienced yoga practitioners, and replete with high-quality pictures that make the poses and sequences easy to follow and understand, Be Healthy with Yin Yoga is a wonderful support for anyone who wants to take their health back into their own hands.
Category: Health & Fitness

Clinical Massage In The Healthcare Setting E Book

Author : Sandy Fritz
ISBN : 9780323070690
Genre : Medical
File Size : 87.23 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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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

Massage Basics

Author : Davide Sechi
ISBN : 1402711727
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 21.90 MB
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This book will give you all the beginning strokes, pressure points, and techniques you'll need for a super rejuvenating, relaxing massage.
Category: Health & Fitness

Chinese Massage For Infants And Children

Author : Kyle Cline
ISBN : 0892817976
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 25.10 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Kyle Cline shows how to use Chinese massage methods to alleviate childhood ailments like coughs, chicken pox, bedwetting, and asthma. With a general health plan for all children and advice on using Chinese herbal remedies, these techniques can reduce visits to the pediatrician as well as the use of prescription medicines.
Category: Family & Relationships

Home Healing Massage

Author : Institute of Human Technology
ISBN : 9781935127024
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 33.28 MB
Format : PDF
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Discover the amazing healing power of human touch.
Category: Health & Fitness

Mosby S Massage Therapy Review

Author : Sandy Fritz
ISBN : 9780323240673
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34.2 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this unique review resource prepares you for all of your massage therapy exams — both routine semester exams and tests administered for licensure, such as the National Certification Exam and the MBLEx. This comprehensive review features updated content and questions based on the currently administered licensing exams. Plus, a companion Evolve website comes loaded with 8 practice exams and a variety of review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, electronic coloring book, games, and much more! And for studying on the go, Mosby offers a new mobile app featuring 125 test questions. No other massage review on the market gives you such complete exam preparation! Full color format with 347 illustrations (showing various massage techniques as well as anatomy & physiology) presents information in a more visual, engaging way and helps you retain information better than reviewing text alone. Over 1300 practice questions in the text provide the opportunity to assess your readiness for exams. Over 40 labeling exercises are available throughout the book to help kinesthetic learners retain information. Logical text organization presents review content with illustrations and examples followed by review questions and exams to help you hone test-taking skills as you master facts, learn how to apply them, complete practice questions by topic, and then work through a realistic exam experience. Written to be versatile so it can be used to prepare for licensing exams, as well as classroom exams allows you to prepare for massage licensure exams as well as your regular course load along the way. Answer key printed in the back of the text with rationales provides you additional feedback so you can better understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Esteemed author Sandy Fritz delivers quality content that students and instructors know they can rely on. NEW! Updated content and questions based on the changes to licensing exams delivers the most up-to-date, relevant questions ensuring you’ll be fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Companion website offers 8 practice exams, numerous review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, Body Spectrum electronic coloring book, online flashcards, med term games, animations and more. NEW! Mobile app with practice test questions offers increased flexibility to study on the go and in shorter intervals.
Category: Medical