Jurch's "Clinical Massage" is designed to outline the principles and foundational understanding of assessing and treating orthopedic injury or dysfunction through massage therapy. The text follows an anatomic region approach, covering surface anatomy and muscle groups before presenting a comprehensive review of the most often presenting orthopedic dysfunctions or conditions. Each dysfunction or condition is reviewed with a consistent diagnostic checklist, a stepped treatment program, and relevant "clinical pearls". The learning aids throughout the text, along with the reader-friendly writing style, create a highly-effective learning system for understanding the concepts of clinical massage. This edition will not be reprinted; please refer customers to the Create version: (9781121540248).
Table of Contents
Part I - General PrinciplesChapter 1: Introduction to Clinical MassageChapter 2: Review of the basicsChapter 3: Advanced ConceptsPart II: Regional Approach to TreatmentChapter 4: Formulating a Treatment Plan Chapter 5: Conditions of the Head and NeckChapter 6: Conditions of the Lumbar Spine and Sacrum Chapter 7: Conditions of the Shoulder Chapter 8: Conditions of the Elbow, Forearm, Wrist and Hand Chapter 9: Conditions of the Hip, Pelvis, and KneeChapter 10: Conditions of the Ankle and FootChapter 11: General Conditions Appendix A: State by State RequirementReferences and ResourcesGlossary Index