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Tables of Contents for Pediatric Massage Therapy
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
vii
 
Preface
ix
 
Acknowledgments
xi
 
Reviewers
xiii
 
The Benefits of Massage for Children
1
30
Physiologic Benefits of Massage
1
8
Emotional Effects of Massage
9
13
Increased Perceptual Feedback as a Benefit of Massage
22
9
Not a Miniature Adult: The Unique Dynamics of Pediatric Massage
31
26
The Growth and Development of Children
32
10
Adapting Massage Therapy to Children of Different Ages
42
6
Preparing to Work With Children
48
9
Pediatric Massage and Hydrotherapy Techniques
57
40
Suitable Techniques for Children
57
15
Full-Body Massage Sequence
72
18
Hydrotherapy As an Adjunct to Pediatric Massage
90
7
Massage and Hydrotherapy for Pediatric Injuries
97
22
Pediatric Injuries
97
2
Amputations
99
1
Birth Trauma
100
2
Bruises
102
1
Burns
102
2
Dislocations
104
1
Fractures
105
4
Scar Tissue
109
2
Spinal Cord Injuries
111
3
Sprains
114
2
Traumatic Brain Injury
116
3
Massage and Hydrotherapy for the Common Discomforts of Childhood
119
32
The Common Cold
119
5
Constipation
124
1
Depression
125
1
Earache
126
2
Eye Fatigue and Strain
128
3
Gas Pain
131
1
Growing Pains in the Legs
132
2
Headache
134
4
Insomnia
138
1
Leg Cramps
138
1
Lower Back Pain
139
1
Menstrual Cramps
140
2
Muscle Weakness
142
1
Neck and Shoulder Tension
143
1
Sore Throat
144
1
Soreness After Exercise
145
1
Tension Stomachache
145
1
Tired Feet
146
1
Torticollis
147
4
Massage and Hydrotherapy for Children with Disabilities
151
50
Common Problems for Children With Disabilities
152
3
General Principles of Massage for Children With Disabilities
155
2
Physical and Sexual Abuse
157
3
Autoimmune Deficiency Syndrome
160
2
Asthma
162
4
Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity
166
1
Autism
167
3
Catastrophic Illness
170
1
Cerebral Palsy
171
5
Chronic Pain
176
3
Contractures
179
1
Developmental Delay
179
3
Fetal Drug or Alcohol Exposure
182
2
Hydrocephalus
184
2
Muscular Dystrophy
186
1
Scoliosis
187
2
Tactile Defensiveness
189
2
Wheelchair Riders
191
10
Appendix Teaching Massage to Parents
201
6
Glossary
207
4
Index
211