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Author Simancek, Jeffrey A.
Title Deep tissue massage treatment / Jeffrey A. Simancek.
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, [2013]
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 Electronic Book  RM721 .F47 2013eb    ONLINE
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 247 pages) : color illustrations.
Content Type text
Format online resource
Note Rev. ed. of: Deep tissue massage treatment / Enrique Fabian Fernandez. c2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Theory -- Assessment -- Common approaches -- Tools and techniques -- Head and neck -- Shoulder -- Arm and hand -- Back and abdominals -- Hips and thigh -- The leg.
Summary This significantly revised new edition features an easy-to-use format that provides basic theory and assessment of neuromuscular conditions followed by an extensive overview of techniques specific to deep tissue massage Ñ including trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching. Step-by-step treatment routines for the 22 most commonly encountered neuromuscular conditions are clearly outlined using detailed descriptions and illustrations side-by-side. Downloadable assessment forms and 90-minutes of video on proper deep tissue massage techniques are included on the companion Evolve website. Excellent organization and standard layout for each condition makes information easy to find and follow. Step-by-step routines for treatment of conditions are outlined using clear descriptions and illustrations side-by-side. Coverage of the most common techniques includes trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching to give you an excellent base from which to start incorporating deep tissue massage into massage practice. Full color art program features a visually striking design with vibrant photos and illustrations that appeal to visual learners. Pedagogical features include learning objectives, key terms, and an end-of-book glossary to help you focus on key content. Appendices provide key resources on trigger points and pain referral patterns, indications/contraindications for deep tissues massage, and blank assessment forms for use in practice. Student resources on Evolve companion website provide downloadable assessment forms and videos of deep tissue techniques.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Massage therapy.
Related Names Fernandez, Enrique Fabian. Deep tissue massage treatment.
Collection Title Elsevier ScienceDirect Health Professions 2013.
Related To Print version: Simancek, Jeffrey A. Deep tissue massage treatment. Second edition 9780323077590 (DLC) 2012004703 (OCoLC)758395684
ISBN 9780323184342 electronic bk.
0323184340 electronic bk.
OCLC number 857718602