Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting!
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Unit 1: The World of Healthcare 1. Massage and Healthcare: A Professional Perspective 2. Research Essentials for Massage in the Health Care Setting 3. The World of Healthcare 4. Preventive Medicine, Wellness, and Lifestyle Unit 2: Therapeutic Massage Essentials 5. Indications and Contraindications 6. Pertinent Anatomy and Physiology Review 7. Sanitation 8. Review and Application of Massage 9. Assessment for Massage and Physical Healing and Rehabilitation Application 10. Focused Massage Application 11. General and Palliative Protocols 12. Unique Circumstances and Adjunct Therapies Unit 3: Clinical Applications of Massage 13. Illness and Injury in General 14. General Massage Treatment for Predisposing and Perpetuating Factors and Symptom Management 15. Medical Treatment for Illness and Injury 16. Population Similarities in Healthcare 17. Common Categories of Illness, Injury, and Clinical Reasoning Unit 4: Integration 18. Case Studies Appendix: Protocols for Massage The
- Data Publicarii : 28 Jan 2008
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 848
- ISBN : 9780323039963