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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo’s Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘comprehensive.’ This student-friendly text boasts more than 700 illustrations and expanded sections on neuroscience, research, and special populations, plus new line drawings in the kinesiology chapter of origins and insertions that match the painted skeletons found in most classrooms. It makes the essential principles of massage therapy more approachable and helps you prepare your students for success in class, on their licensing and board certification exams, and in a wide range of therapeutic practice settings.


Key Features:-

  • Clear, straightforward approach simplifies complex content for easier understanding.
  • Over 700 high-quality illustrations, including line drawings and halftones, clarify difficult concep
  • Two business chapters loaded with skills to make you more marketable and better prepared for today's
  • Evolve boxes at the end of each chapter list Chapter Extras found on Evolve that reinforce concepts
  • Updated text reflects changes to the new board certification exam
  • More content on pain theories, the neuromatrix model, and pain management

More Details about Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice

General Information  
Author(s)Susan G Salvo
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition5
ISBN9780323239714
Pages824
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2015