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Featuring more than 250 photographs and 50 anatomical drawings, Deep Tissue Massage is the standard guide to the essentials of touch, biomechanics, and positioning options for a multitude of strategies to treat all major conditions encountered in a bodywork practice.The book is divided into three sections. âFundamentalsâ covers basic skills of palpation, explaining the deeper layers of the body and presenting detailed instruction on working with these layers to release tension. This section gives clear information on the proper use of knuckles, fist, forearms, and elbows in preventing injury to the therapist. âStrategiesâ offers more precise protocols and treatment plans for the entire body with emphasis on client positioning options to stretch muscles rather than just kneading tissues. âCaveatsâ details areas in which the practitioner needs to exercise caution.Deep Tissue Massage presents a wealth of information in a way the therapist can immediately utilize. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and includes a preface to the new edition, a foreword, an index, a Suggested Reading list, and extended sections on integrating deep-tissue massage into bodywork practice and the psychology of treating injuries.
9781556436505 | 1 revised edition (North Atlantic Books, June 5, 2007), cover price $32.95
9781556433870 | North Atlantic Books, May 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Featuring more than 250 photographs and 50 anatomical drawings, Deep Tissue Massage is the standard guide to the essentials of touch, biomechanics, and positioning options for a multitude of strategies to treat all major conditions encountered in a bodywork practice.
9781594770661 | Healing Arts Pr, December 5, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide to the many different kinds of reflexologyâ¢ Provides reflexology treatments tailored for a wide variety of common health disordersâ¢ Contains step-by-step instructions illustrated in full colorOf all the ancient practices that have been revived by the growth of alternative healing, reflexology is one of the most popular.
9781594770913 | Healing Arts Pr, December 2, 2005, cover price $24.95
9781578570027, titled "Mosby's Visual Guide to Massage Essentials" | C V Mosby Trade, May 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Teaches skills that can be used for the entire family.
9780815139683 | Spiral edition (Mosby Inc, March 1, 1997), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Teaches skills that can be used for the entire family.
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