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Orthopedic Massage

Orthopedic Massage
  • Author : Whitney Lowe
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :247
  • ISBN : 0723432260
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Summary : Many practitioners use therapeutic massage to treat soft tissue pain and injuries. Accessible and highly readable, this unique reference provides a wealth of information on the use of massage therapy to treat pain and injury conditions. An ideal support for basic training and clinical practice, it offers detailed technical information, numerous illustrations, and reliable reference material on the subject. 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 Designed for quick and easy reference with more than 200 high-quality illustrations and numerous photos of treatment techniques

Orthopedic Massage E-Book

Orthopedic Massage E-Book
  • Author : Whitney W. Lowe
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-04-08
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9780702040818
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Summary : Fully updated and revised Orthopedic Massage has been written for those interested in understanding and applying massage as an intervention for soft-tissue disorders. Recent research into the physiological effects of massage has strengthened the justification for its use in the treatment of soft-tissue pain and injury conditions. Orthopedic soft-tissue problems are common among the general population, whether from sports, occupational activities, or chronic pain. This text presents a comprehensive and in-depth look at the physiological nature of these conditions and the massage treatments most effective for their relief. A particular contribution this text makes is its validation for the role of massage in treating orthopedic conditions. In addition, it aims to help the clinician understand the relationship between the soft tissues to which they apply their techniques and the overall orthopedic disorder affecting their clients. 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. Designed for quick and easy reference with more than 200 high-quality full colour illustrations and numerous photos of treatment techniques. New clinical case studies and tips illustrate the techniques discussed. Now presented in full colour. New step-by-step photographs depict the techniques described in full detail. Increased artwork and photographs make learning more visual. Case studies demonstrate techniques and management in clinical practice Clinical hints and tips throughout. Greater guidance in treatment strategies to include 'Treatment Approaches' and 'Rehabilitation Protocol Considerations'.

Orthopedic Massage for Lower Body

Orthopedic Massage for Lower Body
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OCLC:1181863058
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Summary : Learn how to address tendon and muscle injuries with skill and confidence. This video series covers assessment, trigger points and referral patterns, static and friction massage, stretching and client self-care on over 25 muscles. Learn from John's 30 years of experience as a bodywork instructor as he clearly shows each step in the treatment process with this hands-on approach. The videos cover back and hip pain, knee pain and ankle injuries. John methodically goes through each structure describing how it relates to common dysfunctions as he shows how to apply trigger point therapy and cross-fiber friction.

Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions

Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions
  • Author : Thomas Hendrickson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-05
  • Total pages :526
  • ISBN : 9781284209907
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Summary : 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.

Massage for Orthopedic Conditions

Massage for Orthopedic Conditions
  • Author : Thomas Hendrickson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :446
  • ISBN : 078172287X
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Summary : 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. This text 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.

Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions

Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions
  • Author : Thomas Hendrickson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-05
  • Total pages :526
  • ISBN : 9781284209907
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Summary : 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.

Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy

Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy
  • Author : Whitney Lowe
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-02
  • Total pages :305
  • ISBN : 0966119630
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Summary : An introduction to orthopedic assessment for the massage therapist or other soft-tissue manual therapist.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork - E-Book

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork - E-Book
  • Author : Elaine Stillerman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-18
  • Total pages :488
  • ISBN : 9780323260794
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Summary : Ideal for both classroom and practice, Modalities for Massage & Bodywork, 2nd Edition presents 23 modalities of bodywork, their history, development, effects, benefits, contraindications, basic curricula and certification requirements. Updated photos and illustrations, critical thinking questions, and flash cards give you a better picture of today's massage best practices. Evolve companion website provides matching activities, flash cards, answers to multiple-choice questions, weblinks and video demonstrations of various modalities covered in the text to make learning more interactive. Case histories in each chapter illustrate the effects of the modality within a therapeutic context, creating the opportunity for integrative, clinical reasoning that helps prepare you for work in the various modalities. Student objectives and key terms at the start of each chapter provides a framework for what to expect and what to focus on with each chapter. In My Experience boxes provide personal insights about specific techniques from experts in the field. Full-color design and techniques shown with photos and illustrations enhance understanding and comprehension of each modality. Multiple-choice test questions at the end of each chapter with answers on the Evolve website help you measure your understanding of the modality and obtain instant feedback from the answer key that includes rationales. Suggested readings, resources and references in each chapter offer robust resources for you to further research each modality. Clinically relevant boxes and tables highlight important information. NEW Modalities chapters provide you with a greater awareness of the opportunities and options available as they pursue a massage therapy career and practitioners with more practical information they can apply to their work. NEW! Student resources on Evolve supplement the classroom experience and ensures you retain the material in the text. 23 different body techniques are introduced to help you learn about different modalities you may want to pursue and reaffirm your knowledge of techniques. More than 2 hours of video on the Evolve website bring the modalities to life and help put the text instructions in perspective. NEW! Updated content, photos and illustrations equip you with the latest information and visuals on modalities from experts in the field that reflect current practices in the field and the needs and wants of massage therapy practitioners and students. NEW! Critical thinking questions added to each chapter actively engage and challenge your reasoning skills. NEW! Additional review questions added to each chapter supply you with more opportunities to review what you have learned and test your knowledge.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork
  • Author : Elaine Stillerman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :460
  • ISBN : NWU:35557000175719
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Summary : "Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.

Clinical Massage Therapy: Assessment and Treatment of Orthopedic Conditions

Clinical Massage Therapy: Assessment and Treatment of Orthopedic Conditions
  • Author : Steven Jurch
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-02-26
  • Total pages :560
  • ISBN : 0073510939
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Summary : Jurch’s Clinical Massage is designed to outline the principles and foundational understanding of assessing and treating orthopedic injury or dysfunction through massage therapy. The text follows an anatomic region approach, covering surface anatomy and muscle groups before presenting a comprehensive review of the most often presenting orthopedic dysfunctions or conditions. Each dysfunction or condition is reviewed with a consistent diagnostic checklist, a stepped treatment program, and relevant “clinical pearls”. The learning aids throughout the text, along with the reader-friendly writing style, create a highly-effective learning system for understanding the concepts of clinical massage. This edition will not be reprinted; please refer customers to the CREATE version: 9781121540248

Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Virginia S. Cowen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-08-15
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 085701062X
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Summary : Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. However, the variety of different styles of massage available often leaves parents baffled and unsure about which touch therapy treatment is best for their child. This practical guide explains how massage works, how the body senses touch, and how touch therapy can benefit children with ASDs. It describes exactly what each type of massage entails. Covering anatomy-oriented massages, energy-based massages and therapeutic bodywork, this is the book that helps readers tell Reiki from reflexology, a Swedish from a sports massage, or tuina from a Thai massage. With recommendations for selecting the right style of massage, advice on locating a practitioner, and tips on preparing a child with an ASD for massage, this is the perfect resource to find a therapy – or combination of therapies – to suit each individual child. This book will be essential reading for all parents and caregivers interested in the benefits of therapeutic massage and bodywork for children and adolescents with ASDs, and practitioners looking at alternatives for therapeutic intervention.

Orthopedic Physical Assessment (5Th Edition)

Orthopedic Physical Assessment (5Th Edition)
  • Author : David J. Magee
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-01-01
  • Total pages :1138
  • ISBN : 8131215148
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Textbook of Orthopaedic Medicine: Treatment by manipulation, massage, and injection

Textbook of Orthopaedic Medicine: Treatment by manipulation, massage, and injection
  • Author : James Henry Cyriax,Margaret Coldham
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1984-01
  • Total pages :266
  • ISBN : 0702010375
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Summary : This well-tried and valuable book has won its popularity from its clear description of physiotherapeutic techniques for the treatment of soft tissue lesions. Physiotherapists will find in it the information they require to carry out successful treatment of a wide variety of common lesions, including athletic injury, and overstrain of muscles, tendons and ligaments. Each maneuver is illustrated and described in detail. Particular attention is directed to the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar disc lesions.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets - E-Book

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets - E-Book
  • Author : Jeffrey D. Placzek,David A. Boyce
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-06-06
  • Total pages :704
  • ISBN : 9781416068600
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Summary : Part of the popular Secrets series, this helpful reference presents basic physical therapy concepts and then introduces different healing modalities, specialties and orthopedic procedures typically prescribed for common injuries such as shoulders and extremities. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools for physical therapists such as radiology. Each chapter features concise information that includes the author's tips, memory aids and "secrets." Bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations provide a quick review of the specific topic discussed. The information is entirely evidence-based, outcome based and up-to-date. All chapters provide an emphasis on outcome studies and evidence-based practice and include the latest research for the concepts presented. Numerous charts, table and algorithms summarize and visually portray concepts covered in the chapters to provide additional information for clinical decision making. Chapters are written by well-known contributors, including some of the best-known physical therapists practicing in the field today. Provides important information on topics covered in the orthopedic specialty exam. Includes detailed information relevant to making an accurate shoulder assessment as well as the most common shoulder disorders. A comprehensive, heavily illustrated new chapter on orthopedic radiology provides a quick review on reading and interpreting radiographs of common orthopedic conditions. A new differential diagnosis chapter describes the process and the purpose of differential diagnosis for physical therapists who are practicing without referral and who need to expand their knowledge of medical problems that mimic musculoskeletal disease.

Clinical Massage Therapy

Clinical Massage Therapy
  • Author : James Waslaski
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-11-21
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9780133003734
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Summary : This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. CLINICAL MASSAGE THERAPY, 1/e teaches effective therapeutic massage techniques that can prevent or eliminate multifaceted pain conditions, including chronic pain, sports injuries, and structural imbalance. Its unique 12-step approach focuses on treating specific conditions with techniques based on structural balance, bridging all touch therapy disciplines, and offering a new model for massage training. Detailed color illustrations reveal underlying pathologies, and flowcharts explain treatment steps. Massage students learn from Body Maps; Expert Opinion features; precautionary Alerts; clear Body Mechanics instructions; case studies, review questions, and a complete glossary. The text’s multimodal and multidisciplinary approach makes it equally valuable to physical and occupational therapists, trainers, chiropractors, osteopaths, nurses, manipulative therapists, and physicians.

Integrated Sports Massage Therapy E-Book

Integrated Sports Massage Therapy E-Book
  • Author : Anders Jelvéus
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-04-19
  • Total pages :282
  • ISBN : 9780702049057
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Summary : Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation. Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy. This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including: Sports massage history Basic sports massage strokes and work postures Sports massage applications Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups Positional Release Techniques (PRT) Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications Myofascial release techniques Connective tissue massage Lymphatic drainage massage Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques Sports injuries Athletic taping Remedial Sports massage applications Athletic self massage techniques. The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.

Treatise on orthopedic surgery

Treatise on orthopedic surgery
  • Author : Edward Hickling Bradford
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1899
  • Total pages :655
  • ISBN : STANFORD:24500205922
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Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy - E-Book

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy - E-Book
  • Author : Darryl Millis,David Levine
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-03-30
  • Total pages :784
  • ISBN : 9781455775804
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Summary : Bridging the gap between human physical therapy and veterinary medicine, Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition provides vets, veterinary students, and human physical therapists with traditional and alternative physical therapy methods to effectively evaluate and treat dogs with various debilitating conditions. Coverage includes treatment protocols for many types of cutaneous, neurologic, and musculoskeletal injuries to facilitate a faster and more complete recovery. "Overall, this book is an extensive text for anyone interested in pursuing canine rehabilitation and physical therapy" Reviewed by: Helen Davies, University of Melbourne on behalf of Australian Veterinary Journal, March 2015 Invaluable protocols for conservative and postoperative treatment ensure the successful healing of dogs and their return to full mobility. Printable medical record forms on the companion website, including client information worksheets, referral forms, orthopedic evaluation forms, and more, can be customized for your veterinary practice. Six completely updated chapters on exercising dogs define the basic principles of aquatic and land-based exercise and how they may be applied to dogs, as well as how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" exercises to dogs. Numerous chapters on therapeutic modalities, including therapeutic lasers, illustrate how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" modalities to dogs. Physical examination chapters offer comprehensive information on orthopedics, neurology, and rehabilitation. NEW! Companion website with 40 narrated video clips of modalities and exercises used by physical therapists demonstrates effective ways to treat various neurologic and musculoskeletal problems in dogs. NEW! Fourteen new chapters describe the latest advances in the areas of joint mobilization, rehabilitation of the athletic patient, biomechanics of rehabilitation, therapeutic lasers, and physical therapy for wound care.

Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy

Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy
  • Author : Tracy Walton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :431
  • ISBN : 9780781769228
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Summary : Present this quick, effective method for assessing and managing common medical conditions! The central tool of this text is the decision tree, a simple flowchart that helps students quickly determine the optimal massage therapy approach for specific medical conditions. A Decision Tree is included for each of the more than 50 conditions discussed in the book, with massage considerations listed for numerous additional conditions in brief. Also unique to this text are questions therapists can ask clients during the interview process to help the therapist understand not just the medical condition, but how it presents in a particular client.

Sports Massage

Sports Massage
  • Author : Susan Findlay
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-03-23
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 9781492583110
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Summary : On the field, post-event, or in the clinic, Sports Massage is the essential resource for developing and perfecting your sports massage technique! Sports Massage provides an in-depth discussion of applications of foundational massage techniques within a sports massage approach. Thorough instructions and over 130 full-color photos demonstrate the correct application of each massage stroke for muscle groups of the neck, shoulder, torso, pelvis, legs, and feet. You’ll also learn how to use advanced working positions in prone, supine, side-lying, and sitting orientations to address each muscle group, helping you achieve a more comfortable and therapeutic session for your client. This practical guide explains the foundations of sports massage as a profession, including performance-related benefits of sports massage, common environments for professional practice (practice, event, clinical), range of clientele (recreational or serious athletes, physically active people), and applications (pre-, inter-, and post-event, or as part of a training regimen or rehabilitation program). Sports Massage emphasizes proper therapist mechanics, including working posture, proper table height, and effective client positioning to help improve the delivery of your technique and reduce strain to your arms, hands, and back. Highlighted in the text are tips on technique adjustments, and special “Client Talk” boxes offer suggestions for ways to communicate technical information to your clients. Throughout the text, self-test questions with answers allow you to check your understanding and reinforce your learning. In addition, a photo gallery index provides quick reference for checking techniques and their application. Organized for quick reference, Sports Massage explains massage modifications for common injuries and conditions and provides technical information to support your decision-making process. Information regarding contraindications and pathologies will prepare you to adapt your technique to accommodate a wide range of soft tissue conditions. In addition, discussion of equipment, hygiene, and safety considerations will help you be prepared for each therapy session. A discussion of client assessment and consultation will assist you in learning how to obtain the necessary information to address muscular issues during the therapy session. Sports Massage also discusses considerations in administering the technique to special populations, including individuals with spinal cord injuries, limb deficiencies and visual impairments, and cerebral palsy. In addition, you’ll find information on conducting sports massage before, during, and after sporting events. Part science and part art, effective sports massage relies on a therapist’s thoughtful application of knowledge and experience. Sport Massage provides a solid knowledge base, helping you learn how to work with your body efficiently and apply each technique with sensitivity. With its emphasis on correct body mechanics and effective client positioning, Sports Massage will help you improve your technique, reduce strain as you work, and provide a better quality of touch.

Deep Tissue Massage Treatment

Deep Tissue Massage Treatment
  • Author : Enrique Fabian Fernandez
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :250
  • ISBN : UOM:39015063083524
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Summary : "Focusing on practical application of deep tissue therapy, Deep Tissue Massage Treatment provides clear, "how-to" instructions for assessment and treatment. The most commonly used techniques are covered, including trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching." -back cover.