Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists

Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists

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This best-selling text teaches massage therapy students and practitioners the essentials of body mechanics they need to know in order to care for themselves while practicing massage therapy. The text is written in a practical, playful, and friendly manner and integrates kinesthetic, cognitive, and environmental elements. Each chapter starts with a brief narrative explanation of a movement, followed by hands-on exercises, self-observation exercises, self-care and injury prevention tips, and client education tips. Appendices discuss successful body mechanics for spa therapy, transferring clients, and floor work, and present troubleshooting and preventive strategies for common repetitive stress injuries.If, however, you find that your feet are constantly sore, wearing supportive shoes may be the answer. If you prefer to wear socks, make sure that you are on a non- slip floor. - #. # - T % * Something to think about. Think about the last time youanbsp;...

Title:Body Mechanics for Manual Therapists
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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