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Tappan's Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques Classic, Holistic and Emerging Methods

ISBN-10: 0130987158
ISBN-13: 9780130987150
Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: The 4 th EDITION of Tappanrsquo;s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques continues to be an AUTHORitative and comprehensive resource for massage therapy courses. This book lays the theoretical groundwork and provides detailed descriptions of  More...

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Book details

List price: $65.60
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

The 4 th EDITION of Tappanrsquo;s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques continues to be an AUTHORitative and comprehensive resource for massage therapy courses. This book lays the theoretical groundwork and provides detailed descriptions of techniques for Western and contemporary massage, Asian bodywork therapy and applications for special populations. Whether you are a licensed massage therapy practitioner, another health-related professional, or simply interested in basic massage therapy techniques, this is the book for you. New to this EDITION: bull; bull;Accompanying CD-ROMprovides instructional video of the most common massage techniques to provide readers with a visual aid to accompany chapter content. bull;Includes the Wellness Massage Pyramid which introduces a new model for the understanding the broad scope of massage therapy based on the wellness perspective. bull;

Preface
Acknowledgments
Frances M. Tappan Remembered
Contributors
Reviewers
Foundations
Healing Massage--A Wellness Perspective
History of Massage
Effects and Benefits of Massage
Clinical Applications of Massage
Endangerment Sites, Contraindications, and Cautions
Guidelines for Giving Massage
Western Massage
Western Massage Techniques
Joint Movements
Full-Body Western Massage
Regional Applications
Hydrotherapy/Thermal Therapies
Contemporary Massage and Bodywork
Myofascial Massage
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT): Trigger Points
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Foot Reflexology
Polarity Therapy
Asian Bodywork Tradition
Asian Bodywork Therapy--Theory
Amma: Traditional Japanese Massage
Zen Shiatsu: An Overview
Jin Shin Do
Applications of Massage
Sports and Fitness
Mother and Child
Healthy Aging
Terminally Ill and Dying
Seated Massage in the Workplace
The Art of Healing Touch
Appendices
25 Forms of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
Organizations and Publications
Massage Licensing Laws in North America
Performance Evaluation Forms
Health History Forms
List of Figures and Tables
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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