A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

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Ruth Werner, Ben E. Benjamin
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 489 pages
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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 Therapists Guide to Pathology

User Review  - cinilove99 - Overstock.com

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

easy to understand

User Review  - busterohm - Overstock.com

This is a great book for simple understanding of pathology. I use it frequently in my massage therapy practice. Read full review


Integumentary System Conditions
Musculoskeletal System Conditions
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