Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy

Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy

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Present this quick, effective method for assessing and managing common medical conditions! The central tool of this text is the decision tree, a simple flowchart that helps students quickly determine the optimal massage therapy approach for specific medical conditions. A Decision Tree is included for each of the more than 50 conditions discussed in the book, with massage considerations listed for numerous additional conditions in brief. Also unique to this text are questions therapists can ask clients during the interview process to help the therapist understand not just the medical condition, but how it presents in a particular client.How does it affect you? Swelling or ... Can spread from nail to nail, but less likely to spread from person to person. Topical ... POISON IVY, POISON OAK, POISON SUMAC Background A type of contact dermatitis, caused by allergy to plant oil.

Title:Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy
Author:Tracy Walton
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2010


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