Orthopedic Massage
  • Author : Whitney Lowe
  • Release Date : 17 September 2021
  • Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
  • Genre : Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 13 : 0443068127
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Download or read book entitled Orthopedic Massage written by Whitney Lowe and published by Churchill Livingstone online. This book was released on 17 September 2021 with total pages 296. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Although written chiefly for massage practitioners, the lessons it teaches are relevant to any practitioner who is concerned with the treatment of soft-tissue injuries. Includes detailed technical information, extensive illustrations, and reliable reference material essential to everyday practice. Provides a comprehensive approach to treatment of common soft tissue pain and injury. Explains common orthopedic problems in detail, addressing biomechanics, kinesiology, and anatomy. Provides an in-depth discussion of the physiologic rationale for soft tissue treatments and explains those most effective for each condition. Integrates treatment approaches from across the field and gives detailed, easy-to-follow steps for their application.Compares traditional treatments with soft tissue manipulation for each problem discussed. Clearly links anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics with clinical practice.