Author(s): Susan G. Salvo
Complete massage pathology information in one convenient text! Written by a massage therapist for massage therapists, Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 4th Edition provides direct information along with specific therapeutic recommendations. Coverage of over 300 pathologies shows you how to appropriately tailor treatment, and more than 500 full-color photographs make it easier to recognize common pathologies. This edition includes a new chapter on Hospital-based massage which covers protocols needed for therapists working with clients who are medically fragile. Written by massage therapy educator and practitioner Susan Salvo, this resource provides the pathology knowledge you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.
1. Introduction to Pathology and Infection Control 2. Treatment Planning: Intake, Consent, and Documentation 3. Pharmacology and Massage Therapy 4. Dermatologic Pathologies 5. Musculoskeletal Pathologies 6. Neurologic Pathologies 7. Endocrine Pathologies 8. Cardiovascular Pathologies 9. Lymphatic and Immune Pathologies 10. Respiratory Pathologies 11. Gastrointestinal Pathologies 12. Urinary Pathologies 13. Reproductive Pathologies, Conditions, and Sexually Transmitted Infections 14. Oncology Massage 15. Mental Disorders 16. Geriatric Massage 17. Hospital-based Massage Therapy