Body Mechanics and Self-care Manual

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 290 pages

This book shows bodywork professionals who may be experiencing symptoms of fatigue, stress, or overuse, how to heal themselves and prevent injuries from recurring. It teaches healthy bodyworkers how to stay that way, and to help clients who suffer from repetitive motion injuries. Chapter topics include principles of physics—moving and static objects, weight and pressure; eastern influences on body mechanics; unpatterning; repetitive motion and other common injuries; taking care of yourself—physiologically and psychologically; and adaptations for special populations/conditions. For all licensed massage therapists, neuropaths, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, acupuncturists, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, certified nursing assistants, and expressive art therapists.

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Implementing body mechanics and self care techniques to avoid occupational injury, stress, and burnout. Includes discussions, illustrations, and kinesthetic exercises. Covers overuse syndromes ... Read full review

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Implementing body mechanics and self care techniques to avoid occupational injury, stress, and burnout. Includes discussions, illustrations, and kinesthetic exercises. Covers overuse syndromes ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO BODY
1
Kinesthetic Experience
7
References
13
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