A Massage Therapist's Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain with Videos
Author By Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB, Founder, Owner, Director and Head Instructor, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Lapeer, MI; and Leon Chaitow, ND, DO, Registered Osteopath and Naturopath, Honorary Fellow, School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London, UK
Format Paperback ISBN 9780443067280 Copyright Year 2009 Length 224 Pages
The massage therapist's guide to treating headaches and neck pain is a practical guide for the massage therapist to assist them in identifying appropriate massage treatment for those experiencing headaches and neck pain. The book describes the most common headache types and causes for neck pain that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage and associated methods easily incorporated into massage. Assessment procedures are provided both to identify appropriate treatment and to alert the massage therapist to more serious conditions that could be responsible for the symptoms and require a referral for further diagnosis and treatment. Protocols for treatment using massage and other soft tissue methods are provided. The text is written in a practical way that is user friendly.
Incorporates access to a website demonstrating the palpation and treatment methods.
Abundant illustrations and photos Easy reference, easy language Associated website demonstrating methods and technique, such as: massage of face and head, massage of neck; and treatment of breathing pattern disorders and headaches Written by two world-renowned authors
NOTE THAT THE VIDEO MATERIAL ACCOMPANYING THIS BOOK COMES ON A WEBSITE AND NOT A DVD - THE PRODUCT IS OTHERWISE IDENTICAL
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Format Type: Paperback Trim: 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 in