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ISBN: 9780702061509
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Massage and Bodywork - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Peter A. Mackereth, PhD, MA, RGN, Dip Nursing, Cert Ed and Ann Carter, BA, Dip Health Ed, Cert Ed MIFPA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Massage and Bodywork - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702061509
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Ideal for qualified massage and bodywork therapists wanting to expand their knowledge and skills, this unique resource brings together the most common forms of bodywork with a focus on this important and challenging area of practice. Emphasizing the need for safe practice, this book illustrates how massage can be safely adapted for patients and dispels some misconceptions about working with people who have cancer. Key topics include integrative and collaborative working, the psychological aspects of bodywork, therapists as teachers, professionalism, the control of symptoms, working with vulnerability, potency in practice, and the skilful combination of voice and touch.
    • Written by experienced therapists working in this area of practice
    • Introduces the modalities with clear explanations of their development and application to cancer care settings
    • Logical organization makes it easy to find key information quickly
    • Each section includes an overview, an abstract of each chapter, a summary of key issues, and conclusions and recommendations for best practice
    • Focuses on specialized aspects of massage and bodywork to support safe, competent, and compassionate practice
  • Section 1: Key Themes

    1. Cancer and Its treatments

    2. Integrative Practice

    3. Evaluating the Evidence

    4. Professional and Potent Practice

    5. Working with the Denied Body

    6. Body Psychotherapy in Cancer Care

    7. Therapist as Teacher

    Section 2: Practitioners at Work

    8. The HEARTS process

    9. Massage and Essential Oils in Haemato-oncology

    10. Collaborative Working

    11. Shiatsu for Symptom Management

    12. Lymphoedema

    13. Massage & Spinal Cord Compression

    14. Creative Approaches to Reflexology

    15. Adapting Chair Massage

    16. Being Met with Care: Massage Work with Vulnerable Patients
  • Peter A. Mackereth, PhD, MA, RGN, Dip Nursing, Cert Ed, Clinical Lead, Complementary Therapies and Smoking Cessation, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK and Ann Carter, BA, Dip Health Ed, Cert Ed MIFPA, Complementary Therapy Coordinator, St Ann's Hospice, Manchester Life Coach, Lecturer and Therapist
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