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cover image - Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323413930
Publication Date: 03-01-2015
Page Count: 816
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $74.99

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323413930
Publication Date: 03-01-2015
Page Count: 816
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $74.99
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A solid foundation in the fundamentals ensures your students are ready to succeed as massage therapists! Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage helps students build the skills they need, from assessing problems and planning treatment to mastering massage techniques and complementary bodywork. Case studies bring concepts to life, and guidelines to professionalism include topics such as ethics, legal issues, and best business practices. ‘How-to’ videos on an Evolve companion website demonstrate manipulation techniques, body mechanics, positioning and draping, and more. If you want to prepare students for certification exams and career success, this resource from massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz is your text of choice.

    • Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice chapter includes new research findings and explains how research is done, and how to read and understand it.
    • Comprehensive coverage includes all of the fundamentals of therapeutic massage, including massage techniques, equipment and supplies, hygiene, working with special populations, and business considerations; it also prepares you for success on the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).
    • Over four hours of video on Evolve demonstrate techniques and body mechanics — each clip is narrated and performed by author Sandy Fritz — and include a demo of practice management software. 
    • An entire chapter is dedicated to case studies which offer practice with clinical reasoning and prepare you to address common conditions encountered in professional practice.
    • Step-by-step, full-color photographs demonstrate massage techniques and protocols by body area.
    • A workbook/textbook format facilitates study and review with matching exercises, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions.
    • Coverage of body mechanics helps you to create an ergonomically effective massage environment and to determine appropriate pressure, drag, and duration application while applying massage methods.
    • A spa chapter describes the massage therapy services offered at spas and looks at the spa as a possible career track in massage.
    • Adaptive Massage chapter explains how to address the needs of specific populations, from pregnant women and infants to hospice patients and people with physical impairments.
    • Example boxes reinforce specific concepts by showing real-life situations.
    • Coverage of multiple charting methods helps you develop record-keeping and documentation skills, including SOAP and computer charting with simulation on Evolve.
    • Foot in the Door boxes outline the professional skills expected by prospective employers.
    • Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, and workbook sections.
    • In-depth HIPAA coverage shows how to store records in a HIPAA-compliant manner and describes HIPAA requirements and training.
    • NEW ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meets the recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project.
    • NEW Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices.
    • NEW Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional.
    • NEW Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on the Evolve companion website suggest online resources for further reading and research.
    • NEW Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material within each chapter and increases critical thinking skills.
    • UPDATED content keeps you current with the information needed to pass your exams and succeed in practice.
  • 1. Therapeutic Massage as a Profession
    2. Ethics, Professionalism, and Legal Issues
    3. Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage
    4. Massage and Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping
    5. Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice
    6. Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage
    7. Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety
    8. Body Mechanics
    9. Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Professional Environment, Positioning, and Draping
    10. Massage Manipulations and Techniques
    11. Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care/Treatment Plan
    12. Complementary Bodywork Systems
    13. Massage Career Tracks and Practice Settings
    14. Adaptive Massage
    15. Wellness Education
    16. Case Studies
    Appendix A: Indications and Contraindications to Massage
    Appendix B: Skin Pathology: Common Skin Disorders
    Appendix C: Basic Pharmacology for the Massage Therapist
    Glossary
  • Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB, Founder, Owner, Director, and Head Instructor, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Lapeer, Michigan
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