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Published March, 2020
By Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Published March, 2014
By Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Ideal for both massage therapy students and practicing therapists, Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Pelvis: A Clinical Orthopedic Approach empowers readers to develop the advanced clinical orthopedic skills they need to confidently and effectively manage pain and conditions in the lower back and pelvis.

Drawing on his experience as a chiropractor, manual therapist, and educator, author Joe Muscolino guides readers through effective clinical orthopedic manual therapy techniques for the functional muscle groups and joints of the lower back and pelvis. Accompanying online video clips demonstrate techniques in action.

Part One provides an overview of anatomy and physiology, common pathologic conditions, and assessment, while Part Two offers a variety of tested and proven treatment techniques. Each treatment chapter combines illustrations and photos with detailed explanations to help readers visualize and understand the specific technique and underlying anatomic structures. Two online bonus chapters cover self-care for the client and therapist.


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Published January, 2012
By Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Help your students develop the advanced skills needed to treat the neck! 

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist NECK, an exciting new edition as part of our In Touch series. Relying on his vast experience as a chiropractor, manual therapist, and educator, author Joe Muscolino creates a comprehensive guide to neck treatment that empowers manual therapists from multiple health professions to confidently and effectively manage neck pain and conditions.
 
Whether as a student expanding his or her learning to include advanced treatment options, or as a practicing therapist seeking to hone and enhance a seasoned skill set, this book will help readers prepare to meet the needs of their clients and become a more marketable, in-demand, and valuable therapist by performing clinical orthopedic work. Likewise, instructors will find additional tools and resources to facilitate the teaching and learning of this crucial topic.

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Published January, 2010
By Nina McIntosh
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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This handbook demystifies the important issues of establishing professional relationships in the manual therapies. The author uses humor, compassion, and humanity to present this complicated content in terms that are highly readable and engaging. The book includes real-life examples and practical solutions to dilemmas and sensitive situations that all bodyworkers face in their everyday practice.

A companion website includes downloadable video clips depicting problematic boundary situations commonly experienced by bodyworkers and massage therapists.


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Published June, 2009
By Ruth Werner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Disease Handbook for Massage Therapists is a quick reference for practicing massage therapists who need to make on-the-spot decisions on the applicability of their work when pathologies are present. The book covers a variety of conditions, listed alphabetically, and presents the following information on each condition: a brief definition and description, with associated diseases indicated in bold; a list of signs and symptoms; a description of common treatment options, particularly those that might influence choices about massage; a list of frequently recommended medications, which can be further explored in Drug Handbook for Massage Therapists; and a discussion of massage considerations, including risks, benefits, and advice for practitioners.

A companion Website will offer the searchable full text online.


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Published January, 2009
By Kalyani Premkumar
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Now in its Third Edition, this handbook focuses on pathology needs for massage therapists, and is organized alphabetically according to diseases. It covers over 400 conditions encountered by massage therapists, and provides descriptions followed by Cause, Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors and Caution and Recommendations to Therapists. Features include marginal notes providing more information on the topic presented, color illustrations showing some common skin conditions, a section on strategies for prevention of infection, and for safe practice, and coverage of side effects of common drugs. A bound-in, fully searchable CD-ROM includes all condition information from the text, plus audio pronunciations, illustrations, and a glossary.

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Published January, 2009
By Mary Kathleen Rose
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need. It will give the reader the confidence to practice massage in a variety of settings, including hospices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care. The practitioner can learn techniques that are safe and appropriate for the population for whom conventional massage may cause discomfort or even injury. It gives the reader an understanding of the physical and emotional needs of the elderly and those suffering from chronic illness and/or injury. The book is ideal for massage practitioners and students as well as nursing and allied health professionals.

For more information, please visit www.comforttouch.com


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Published April, 2008
By Jean M. Wible
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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Designed for quick reference, this first-of-its-kind handbook instantly answers the massage therapist's questions about any drug a client may be taking, including how the drug may affect the application of massage, which cautions and contraindications may exist, and which changes in the massage session may be required for a client taking the drug. Drugs are listed alphabetically by generic name and each drug entry includes pronunciation; brand names; effects on the body; diseases, disorders, and symptoms the drug treats; possible side effects; onset-peak-duration table; and massage considerations.


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Published January, 2008
By Laura Allen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series: LWW In Touch Series
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One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice is designed for all massage practitioners, whether they are beginning their business or need to revitalize it. This new text utilizes no-cost and low-cost marketing methods in a week-to-week planning format. Sample letters are included where appropriate. Readers are encouraged to be proactive in their business and perform the activities set forth in each chapter, then journal their results. At the end of one year, the practitioner will have a documented, successful business plan.


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