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cover image - Chair Massage,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323025591
Publication Date: 03-11-2010
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $47.95

Chair Massage, 1st Edition

by Patricia Holland, MC, LMT and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT, NCTMB

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cover image - Chair Massage,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323025591
Publication Date: 03-11-2010
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
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Expand your practice and attract new clients with chair massage! A practical, visual guide to this rapidly growing field, Chair Massage helps students develop a basic routine and adapt to different clients and situations. Expert authors Patricia M. Holland, MC, LMT, and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, NCTMB, provide coverage of massage techniques, chair adjustment, body mechanics, and applying pressure, plus specific routines for the lower back, shoulders, neck/head, and arm/hand regions -- with full-color photographs clearly demonstrating each technique. A chapter on the business aspects of seated massage helps your students market and manage their practices successfully.

    • Full-color photographs and drawings clearly depict each technique.
    • An Essentials of Practice chapter helps you translate your knowledge into revenue by addressing crucial topics such as determining target markets, job-related conditions, marketing methods, introductory letters, setting fees, drawing up contracts, and getting paid, and includes practical advice from practitioners who offer chair massage.
    • Unique! Coverage of low back techniques includes specific techniques for treating low back pain, its causes, when to perform massage, and when it is contraindicated.
    • Unique! A chapter on additional techniques and adaptations covers body regions such as the iliotibial band, gastrocnemius, pectorals, anterior neck muscles, and serratus anterior, plus situations such as clients in wheelchairs.
    • Unique! A segment on closing the session describes positive ways to finalize a chair massage session, including use of percussion as a finishing technique, closing stretches, a post-treatment discussion, and helping the client off the chair.
    • A Communications and Ethics chapter addresses important topics such as the ethical presentation of self, boundaries, communicating with clients about feedback, pre- and post-treatment interviews, and intake forms.
    • A review of anatomy and kinesiology covers the specific information that you need to know in order make treatment decisions and perform routines.
    • Coverage of traditional Chinese medicine points and channels gives you more techniques to use during chair massage practice.
    • Sample dialogues provide examples of effective communication with clients during their sessions.
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    Preface

    1. What is Chair Massage?

    2. Essentials of Practice

    3. Basic Sequence

    4. Enhancing Treatment Sessions

    5. Additional Techniques and Adaptations

    6. Essentials of Business

    7. Communication and Ethics

    Appendix A: Traditional Chinese Medicine Channel Review

    Appendix B: Anatomy and Kinesiology Review

    Answers to Study Questions

    References

    Resources

    Index

  • Patricia Holland, MC, LMT, Instructor and Dean of Students, Cortiva Institute-Tucson; Owner and Practitioner, Mindful Touch Therapeutic Massage, Tucson, AZ and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT, NCTMB, Co-Owner and Practitioner, Tucson Touch Therapies Treatment Center and Education Center, Tucson, AZ
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