A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

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Ruth A. Werner
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 711 pages
7 Reviews

Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

The new art program features enhanced line drawings and full-color photographs of skin conditions ranging from mild to severe. A new appendix on medications explains how bodywork may influence the actions of various drugs.

A back-of-book CD-ROM includes a self-testing tool, animations demonstrating pathophysiology concepts, and audio pronunciations for medical terminology.

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A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

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I am really enjoying this book. Being in massage therapy school, it is important be able to recognize skin defects and diseases. This book is a wonderful help. Read full review

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