Pathophysiology for Massage Therapists by Virginia S. Cowen
Publication Date: 2015-05-08
Reviews the anatomy and physiology related to the pathologies, organized around body functions and processes. Uses available research to specify when the five main massage modalities would be indicated or contraindicated. Presents podcasts recorded by the by author that include How to Use this Book and Massage Research. Integrates basic science knowledge with general health assessment through discussions of risk factors, signs, symptoms, and treatments for common pathological conditions. Uses a case study at the beginning of each chapter and review questions at the end help you integrate and apply your knowledge. Facilities the development of critical thinking with decision trees and "quick check" boxes. Features a Plus Code inside new, printed texts that unlocks a wealth of instructor and student resources online at DavisPlus, including your Davis Digital Version, animations, flash cards, case studies, quizzes, and podcasts recorded by the author.