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A Massage Therapist' s Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain - DVD included

di Fritz - Chaitow  • 2009  • dettagli prodotto

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The massage therapist's guide to treating headaches and neck pain is a practical guide for the massage therapist to assist them in identifying appropriate massage treatment for those experiencing headaches and neck pain. The book describes the most common headache types and causes for neck pain that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage and associated methods easily incorporated into massage. Assessment procedures are provided both to identify appropriate treatment and to alert the massage therapist to more serious conditions that could be responsible for the symptoms and require a referral for further diagnosis and treatment. Protocols for treatment using massage and other soft tissue methods are provided. The text is written in a practical way that is user friendly. Incorporates a DVD demonstrating the palpation and treatment methods. Table of ContentsForeword viiAcknowledgements ix1 Headache types and neck pain and dysfunction 12 How headaches and neck pain occur, and when is pain a sign of a serious condition? 113 Medical treatment for headaches and neck pain and implications for massage application 194 Pain 275 Justifying massage as treatment 376 Assessment strategies and selected interventions 477 Modalities working with massage 718 Therapeutic massage treatment for headache and neck pain 919 Adjunctive treatment for headache and neck pain: what else should you know, and what else might help? 121Glossary 145Index 149


ISBN: 9780443067280

Titolo: A Massage Therapist' s Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain - DVD included


Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2009

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 18x24 cm

Pagine: 224

Peso: 0.4 kg