Description

This book introduces massage techniques for orthopedic conditions, promoting the alignment of soft tissue relating to pain and dysfunction. An essential manual for clinical massage therapy, it contains brief descriptions of rationale behind orthopedic massage, mechanisms of injury to and repair of soft tissue, and anatomy of each body area. The Second Edition also includes detailed assessment for each body region, discusses common lesions, and provides illustrated instructions on how to administer this scientifically based style of massage. Based on traditional orthopedic assessment protocols, coverage includes range of motion, passive and isometric testing, and tests that determine the severity of a condition or injury.

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General Information  
Author(s)Hendrickson
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Edition2
ISBN9780781795746
Pages544
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012