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The Massage Book

The Massage Book

  • Author: George Downing
  • Publisher: Random House Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780679777892
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 183
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A guide to the basic techniques of massage and to the meaning and purpose behind it, especially as expressed in Eastern thought

The Medium is the Massage

The Medium is the Massage

  • Author: Marshall McLuhan,Quentin Fiore
  • Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics
  • ISBN: 9780141035826
  • Category: Communication
  • Page: 159
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Marshall McLuhan is the man who predicted the all-pervasive rise of the modern mass media. Blending text, image and photography, his 1960s classic The Medium is the Massage illustrates how the growth of technology utterly reshapes society, personal lives and sensory perceptions, so that we are effectively shaped by the means we use to communicate. This concept, and his ideas such as rolling, up-to-the-minute news broadcasts and the media 'global village' have proved decades ahead of their time.

The Massage Connection

The Massage Connection

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Author: Kalyani Premkumar
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781734769
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 677
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This textbook is focused on the anatomy and physiology needs of massage therapy students and practitioners. It gives extensive coverage of the major body systems- integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous -crucial for massage therapy. It also provides an overview of other body systems so students have a well-rounded understanding of anatomy and physiology. (Midwest).

Modern Hydrotherapy for the Massage Therapist

Modern Hydrotherapy for the Massage Therapist

  • Author: Marybetts Sinclair
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781792097
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 310
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This text offers a modern approach to hydrotherapy— the use of water, ice, steam, and hot and cold temperatures to improve or maintain health— as performed by massage therapists. Authored by an experienced massage therapist, this book presents clear, uncomplicated explanations of how hydrotherapy affects the body, and then demonstrates a wide variety of hydrotherapy treatments. The book suggests how massage therapists may use hydrotherapy treatments before and during massage sessions, or give these treatments to clients to do between sessions for faster and better results. The author presents real-life examples and case studies obtained through interviews with massage therapists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, naturopathic doctors, aquatic therapists, and medical doctors treating patients in a medical hydrotherapy setting.

Connecting Through Touch

Connecting Through Touch

The Couples' Massage Book

  • Author: Peggy Morrison Horan
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • ISBN: 1572245026
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 159
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From a founding member of the famous Esalen Massage program at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA, this book guides couples through a sensual and restorative massage exchange. This intimate practice can enhance communication, relieve stress and tension, and to bring more joy into readers lives thorough the healing power of touch.

The Everything Massage Book

The Everything Massage Book

Practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great

  • Author: Valerie Voner
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1605504785
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 289
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Massage has been proven to reduce stress, promote healing, and enhance healthful living. Unfortunately, spas and massage therapies can be prohibitively expensive. The Everything Massage Book provides readers with all they need to put professional massage techniques to use in their own homes. Packed with easy-to-follow instruction, this reader-friendly guide presents the many benefits of massage and addresses the ten most popular techniques, including Swedish and shiatsu massage.

The Complete Book of the Massage

The Complete Book of the Massage

  • Author: Mary Atkinson,Esme Floyd
  • Publisher: Carlton Books Limited
  • ISBN: 9781842228142
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
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This comprehensive and accessible guide to the gentle but effective art of massage, is the ideal introduction for anyone who wants to practise on themselves or friends and family. It is also a useful companion for health professionals wishing to give patients a caring touch.

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management E-Book

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management E-Book

  • Author: Sandy Fritz,Leon Chaitow
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702050989
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
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Edited by Leon Chaitow and Sandy Fritz, this clearly written and fully illustrated volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips via www.chaitowonline.com which presents the massage therapy techniques involved. Covering all aspects of client assessment, treatment planning and current therapeutic modalities – including adjunctive treatments - this new book is suitable for massage therapists worldwide. Offers practical, validated, and clinically relevant information to all therapists working in the field Edited by two acknowledged experts in the field to complement each other’s approach and understanding of the issues involved Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding Contains an abundance of clinical cases to ensure full understanding of the topics explored Accompanying website - www.chaitowonline.com - which presents film clips of the massage therapy techniques involved

Getting Loose

Getting Loose

Lifestyle Consumption in the 1970s

  • Author: Sam Binkley
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • ISBN: 9780822339892
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 296
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DIVExamines the changing character of American consumer culture in the 1960s, 70s, and late 20th century generally, driven by changing forms of identity, notably a "loosening" of the self, by which Binkley means to evoke a wide range of identity pr/div