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Readers will find The Visual Guide to Swedish Massage to be an important supplement to their massage therapy curriculum and a helpful review of the proper movements to ensure the client experience is second to none.
Milady is proud to introduce an all-new Anatomy and Physiology reference designed specifically for the massage therapist and massage therapy student.
TOUCH & MOVEMENT: PALPATION AND KINESIOLOGY FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS leads the student step-by-step through the principles and applications of a palpation and kinesiology practice.
Milady’s Guide to Lymph Drainage Massage provides massage therapists with a wealth of knowledge on the theory and application of lymph drainage massage.
The Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage (5th edition) is filled with the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful, professional massage therapist. The text covers the essentials of anatomy and physiology, ethics, hygiene, communication skills, and body mechanics and its full-color illustrations and photographs illustrate beautifully the techniques and procedures of massage. A new chapter also discusses massage for special populations including pre-natal, infant, elder, critically ill, people with cancer, and hospice.
Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 5th edition is the classic text in the massage industry including the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful, professional massage therapist, plus the essentials of anatomy and physiology. Essential topics to the industry such as ethics, hygiene, communication skills, and body mechanics are discussed. Full-color illustrations and photographs clearly illustrate techniques and procedures. Classical massage is expanded with clinical techniques including neuromuscular and myofascial techniques, and lymph massage, combined to better serve the client by following therapeutic procedures. Numerous career tracts are explored including massage in a spa environment and athletic massage. A new chapter discusses massage for special populations including pre-natal, infant, elder, critically ill, people with cancer, and hospice. The final chapter has been revised to cover business practices for finding employment or successful self-employment.
The Complete Spa Book for Massage Therapists is specifically for massage therapy students who want to succeed in the spa industry, whether as an employee or an owner of their own spa.