Sandra Grace, Southern Cross University and Charles Sturt University. Recommendations and evidence-based treatment guidelines are clearly defined for each condition. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Customer Service World of Books Australia was founded in 2005. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice offers both students and practitioners of massage therapy the most current evidence-based information, guidelines, and recommendations for the treatment of conditions often seen in massage therapy practice.
Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real practice. About this Item: - -. A solid foundation of evidence also facilitates acceptance of the value of massage and accountability for its increased second-party reimbursement. In this respect, studies at the top of the hierarchy, such as randomized clinical trials, are considered better evidence than those at the bottom, such as qualitative studies. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. Step-by-step, full-color photographs demonstrate massage techniques and protocols by body area.
A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders. An entire chapter is dedicated to case studies which offer practice with clinical reasoning and prepare you to address common conditions encountered in professional practice.
Not Signed; Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. . This revision of this Australian text for the practice of massage therapy includes new material on specialised application of massage, such as providing services for people with disabilities, working in aged care and providing services for people with chronic disease states and life challenging illnesses. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures. In practical terms, it may be more efficient for a therapist who is new to the concepts of evidence-based practice to use preappraised sources, such as practice guidelines, clinical protocols, or plans of care published by professional associations Grant et al. If you want to prepare for certification exams and succeed in practice, this resource from massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz is your text of choice. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation.
Book is in Used-Good condition. The middle part, however, where they went over actual massage techniques and their rationales, was good because it was immediately applicable to my practice. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. In the past, therapists relied heavily on their clinical intuition and past experience to guide treatment decisions. Next is an evidence-based presentation of the efficacy of massage therapy for conditions and populations often encountered in massage therapy practice. In this resource readers will find a synthesis of information from the diverse fields of kinesiology, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and psychology. Th Please note, the image is for illustrative purposes only, actual book cover, binding and edition may vary.
May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. About Us World of Books Australia sells quality used books at competitive prices to over 3 million customers worldwide each year. The text's research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. We offer great value books on a wide range of subjects and we now ship over two million orders each year to satisfied customers throughout the world.
Book Description Elsevier Health Sciences, United Kingdom, 2011. Finally, client values are the unique preferences, goals, and expectations that each client brings to the therapeutic relationship. Comprehensive coverage of biomechanics includes gait assessment and muscle testing activities along with critical thinking questions. A spa chapter describes the massage therapy services offered at spas and looks at the spa as a possible career track in massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Adaptive Massage chapter explains how to address the needs of specific populations, from pregnant women and infants to hospice patients and people with physical impairments. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities.
A running glossary, chapter summaries, and critical thinking questions assist students in learning the content and act as self-study tools for practitioners. First of all, Sackett and others 2000 created a hierarchy of levels of evidence that ranks research designs based on the extent to which they provide strong evidence of a cause-and-effect relationship between the treatment and the outcome. Best research evidence is the best available clinical, client-centered research that examines the accuracy, safety, and efficacy of assessment tests and therapeutic interventions. Author by : Elizabeth A. Payment Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide combined shipping rates.
World of Books Australia offer a 100% money back guarantee. Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises. Example boxes reinforce specific concepts by showing real-life situations. The text's research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. At World of Books Australia we are committed to minimising our environmental impact.