Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner
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Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology
By Ruth Werner

A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

A Diagnostic Guide to Neurologic Levels 3rd Revised edition

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Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner

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Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks. The new art program features enhanced line drawings and full-color photographs of skin conditions ranging from mild to severe. A new appendix on medications explains how bodywork may influence the actions of various drugs. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes a self-testing tool, animations demonstrating pathophysiology concepts, and audio pronunciations for medical terminology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780781754897
ISBN-10: 0781754895
Classification: Occupational therapy , Therapy & therapeutics , Pathology
Format: Hardback (280mm x 216mm x 43mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ruth Werner

Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, Paperback (February 2012)

Aims to cover the pathologies that massage therapists must be familiar with. This book focuses not only on explaining the disease, but also its applicability and indications in massage therapy. It offers detailed information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and conditions.

Disease Handbook for Massage Therapists by Ruth Werner Disease Handbook for Massage Therapists, Paperback (July 2009)

A reference for practicing massage therapists who need to make on-the-spot decisions on the applicability of their work when pathologies are present. It includes conditions that are listed in alphabetical order, and cross-references for subtypes that are found throughout the text.

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