Written by a massage therapist for massage therapists, Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition provides direct information along with focused recommendations. Coverage of over 340 pathologies helps you appropriately tailor massage treatment, and more than 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make it easier to recognize common pathologies. This edition includes a new chapter on geriatric massage and has been extensively reviewed by over a dozen experts in the massage and medical fields. Written by massage therapy educator and practitioner Susan Salvo, this resource provides the pathology knowledge you need to succeed on licensure and certification exams and in practice.
Appendix A: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Eponyms, and Symbols
Appendix B: Medical Prefixes, Suffixes, and plurals
Appendix C: Body Planes, Cavities, Regions, Fluid Compartments, and Body Movements
Appendix D: Skin Lesions
Appendix E: Research Literacy