Ideal for both students and practitioners, this convenient and portable guide offers valuable information on how to effectively perform seated massage for both relaxation and therapeutic purposes. Providing comprehensive coverage of the technique, this practical resource explains the positional causes of dysfunction to maximize the benefit to the client. Discussions of the essential concepts of chair massage include selecting an appropriate chair, chair adjustments, body mechanics, applying pressure, skill building, intake forms, and hygiene. Content on business helps therapists improve their profits by covering topics like defining the target market, marketing for the table business, and contracts. Plus, specific routines for shoulders, neck/head, arm/hand, and low back regions are provided, along with full-color photographs to clearly demonstrate each technique.

Key Features:-

  • Full-color photographs and drawings clearly depict each technique.
  • Coverage of low back techniques includes specific techniques for treating low back pain
  • A chapter on additional techniques and adaptations covers body regions
  • A segment on closing the session describes positive ways to finalize a chair massage session
  • A Communications and Ethics chapter addresses important topics
  • Sample dialogues provide examples of effective communication with clients during their sessions.

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PublisherElsevier Science
Publish YearJanuary 2010