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copertina di Beard' s Massage - Principles and Practice of Soft Tissue Manipulation

Beard' s Massage - Principles and Practice of Soft Tissue Manipulation

di De Domenico  • 2007  • dettagli prodotto

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Originally published in 1964, Beard’s Massage is a classic physical therapy massage text. The original author, Gertrude Beard (1887-1971), was a pioneering physical therapist in the 1920s who treated patients using soft tissue massage techniques that remain the basis of practice today. Now in its fifth edition, with a new title, this classic text has been expanded and updated throughout to provide physical therapy and other health profession students with an overview of massage, a description of massage techniques, information on the benefits of massage, and specific techniques for a variety of conditions. ContentsPART I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES1. Historic Perspectives2. Anatomical Landmarks for Soft Tissue Massage – NEW!3. Essential Requirements for Soft Tissue Manipulation4. Classification, Dfinitions, and Descriptions of the Basic Massage Strokes and Relaxed Passive Movements5. Mechanical, Physiological, Psychological, and Therapeutic Effects of Soft TissueManipulationPART II: PRACTICE6. Soft Tissue Manipulation Techniques as an Evaluation Tool7. General Massage Sequences8. Local Massage Sequences9. Focal Massage Sequences – NEW!10. Massage for the Patient with a Respiratory Condition11. Connective Tissue Massage (CTM)12. Decongestive Therapy for the Treatment of Lymphedema – NEW!13. Massage in Sport – NEW!14. Massage for the Baby and Infant – NEW!15. Massage in Palliative Care – NEW!16. Soft Tissue Manipulation in Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) – NEW!17. Eastern Systems of Soft Tissue Manipulation


ISBN: 0721603505

Titolo: Beard' s Massage - Principles and Practice of Soft Tissue Manipulation


Editore: Elsevier - Saunders

Volume: Unico

Edizione: V 2007

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 336