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ISBN: 9780323112864
Page Count: 264
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $46.99

Deep Tissue Massage Treatment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Jeffrey Simancek

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ISBN: 9780323112864
Page Count: 264
Imprint: Mosby
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This significantly revised new edition features an easy-to-use format that provides basic theory and assessment of neuromuscular conditions followed by an extensive overview of techniques specific to deep tissue massage Ñ including trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching. Step-by-step treatment routines for the 22 most commonly encountered neuromuscular conditions are clearly outlined using detailed descriptions and illustrations side-by-side. Downloadable assessment forms and 90-minutes of video on proper deep tissue massage techniques are included on the companion Evolve website.

    • The first text on the market that delineates deep tissue routines or treatments.
    • Provides techniques, routines, and procedures for the treatment of a wide array of neuromuscular conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis and golfer's elbow, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff dysfunctions, thoracic outlet syndrome, whiplash, migraines, kyphosis, lordosis, and scoliosis, among others.
    • Each chapter on conditions follows a template with a definition of the condition, a list of associated symptoms, indications and contraindications for massage, and a procedure/routine.
    • Routines are outlined step-by-step and clearly describe for the therapist exactly what needs to be done to treat a particular condition.
    • Heavily illustrated, with many photos of each technique and routine, as well as some photos illustrating conditions.
    • Photos of indicated and contraindicated stretches with a brief explanation of why they are indicated or contraindicated.
    • Includes DVD-ROM with over 1 hour of video showing techniques desribed in the text.
    • An excellent clinical companion for massage therapists.
    • NEW! 4-color art program features all new photos of the best techniques, body mechanics, and draping to better illustrate content.
    • NEW! 90 minutes of video on the Evolve companion website vividly demonstrate the proper techniques needed to master deep tissue massage.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage of theory and assessment gives you the background you need on documentation, techniques, and assessments before you begin learning how to perform deep tissue massage.
    • NEW! Anatomic illustrations provide a refresher on pertinent anatomy right before the book heads into treatment coverage to reinforce the essential relationship between anatomy and proper massage.
    • NEW! Expert reviewers, including Joe Muscolino, Sandy Fritz, and more, ensure material is accurate and appropriate for courses on deep tissue.
    • NEW! Author Jeffrey Simancek, former Curriculum Manager for Corinthian and current massage educator, brings extensive career school teaching and curriculum experience to the book.
  • Part I IV Basic Assessment and Techniques
    1. Basic Gait Assessment
    Postural Analysis
    2. Trigger Point
    Release methods
    3. Friction
    Cross Fiber
    Deep Transverse Friction
    Circular Friction
    With Fiber Friction
    4. MFR Myofascial Release
    Release techniques

    Part II IV Treatment Routines
    5. Headaches Routine
    Definition and Symptoms
    NOTE: Each chapter in this part contains these same sub-sections
    6. Migraines Routine
    7. TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint) Routine
    8. TOS (Thoracic outlet Syndrome) Routine
    9. Torticollis Routine
    10. Whiplash Routine
    11. Frozen Shoulder Routine
    12. Rotator Cuff Routine
    13. Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Routine
    14. Medial Epicondylitis (Golfers Elbow) Routine
    15. CTS (Carpel Tunnel Syndrome) Routine
    16. Kyphosis Routine
    17. Scoliosis Routine
    18. Lordosis Routine
    19. Iliopsoas Routine
    20. Abdominal Massage (Constipation) Routine
    21. Piriformis Routine
    22. Sciatica Routine
    23. Quadriceps Routine
    24. IT Band (Iliotibial Tract) Routine
    25. Knee Routine
    26. Shin Splint Routine
    27. Plantar Fasciitis Routine

    Part III IV Stretches
    28. Stretches
  • Jeffrey Simancek
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