Table of Contents
TAPPAN’S HANDBOOK OF HEALING MASSAGE TECHNIQUES
Part I Foundations
Chapter 1 Healing Massage–A Wellness Perspective
Chapter 2 A History of Massage
Chapter 3 The Effects and Benefits of Massage
Chapter 4 Clinical Applications of Massage
Chapter 5 Endangerment Sites, Contraindications, Cautions
Chapter 6 Guidelines for Giving Massage
Part II Western Massage
Chapter 7 Western Massage Techniques
Chapter 8 Joint Movements
Chapter 9 Full-Body Western Massage
Chapter 10 Regional Applications of Massage–Upper Body
Chapter 11 Regional Applications of Massage–Lower Body
Chapter 12 Hydrotherapy/Thermal Therapy
Part III Contemporary Massage and bodywork
Chapter 13 Myofascial Massage
Chapter 14 Trigger Point Therapy
Chapter 15 Lymphatic Facilitation
Chapter 16 Reflexology
Chapter 17 Polarity Therapy
Part IV Forms of Asian Bodywork
Chapter 18 Asian Bodywork Therapy–Theory
Chapter 19 Acupressure Massage Integration
Chapter 20 Qi Gong for Self-Care
Part V Special Populations
Chapter 21 Sports and Fitness
Chapter 22 Mother and Child
Chapter 23 Healthy Aging
Chapter 24 Terminally Ill and Dying
Chapter 25 Seated Massage in the Workplace
Appendix A 25 Forms of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
Appendix B Organizations and Publications
Appendix C Massage Licensing Laws in North America
Appendix D Performance Evaluation Forms
Appendix E Health History Forms
Appendix F List of Figures and Tables
Appendix G References and Additional Resources
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