Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 4th Edition

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage

4th Edition

By Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB, Founder, Owner, Director and Head Instructor, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Lapeer, MI


1. Foundations of Therapeutic Touch and Applications of Touch

2. Professionalism and Legal Issues

3. Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping

4. The Scientific Art of Therapeutic Massage

5. Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage

6. Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety

7. Body Mechanics

8. Preparation for Massage

9. Massage Manipulations and Techniques

10. Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care Plan

11. Complementary Bodywork Systems

12. Career Tracks and Special Populations

13. Wellness Education

14. Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage

15. Integration?Case Studies

Final Word

Works Consulted

Glossary

Appendices

A. Indications and Contraindications to Massage

B. Skin Pathology

C. Common Medications and Possible Implications for Massage


Table of Contents: DVDs for Mosby?s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 4th Edition


Disc 1


CH 3: Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping

The following clips are all scientific animations:

3-1 Organ Systems 1:55

3-1 Body Organs in Each Quadrant of the Body :55

3-2 Spine Structure 2:09

3-3 Brain Lobes :26

3-3 Neuron Function :26

3-3 Sympathetic Nervous System 2:01

3-4 Function of the Heart :24

3-4 Normal Vascular System :07

3-4 Cardiovascular System :20

3-5 Normal Cardiopulmonary Physiology :40

3-5 Inhalation :15

3-6 The Digestion Process 2:42

3-7 Adrenal Function 1:04


CH 9: Massage Manipulations and Techniques

General Massage Protocol 54:31

Mat Techniques 8:31

Chair Techniques 8:34


CH 15: Case Studies

Case Study 1 17:21

Case Study 2 22:41

Case Study 3 17:33


Disc 2


CH 7: Body Mechanics

Fundamentals 14:45


CH 8: Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Supplies, Professional Environment, Positioning, and Draping

8-1 Draping Materials 2:58

8-2 Positioning and Draping 12:19


CH 9: Massage Manipulations and Techniques

9-1 Qualities of Touch 3:15

9-2 Mechanical Forces 3:36

9-3 Massage Manipulations 3:19

9-4 Massage Techniques: Joint Movement Methods 1:37

9-5 Massage Techniques: Muscle Energy Techniques 3:19


CH 10: Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care/Treatment Plan

10-1 Posture Assessment 3:10

10-2 Gait Assessment 3:48

10-3 Muscle Activation Sequences/Firing Patterns 13:24

10-4 Range of Motion 5:27

10-5 Assessment by Palpation 2:50

10-6 Muscle Testing 2:34


CH 11: Complementary Bodywork Systems

11-1 Lymphatic Drain 3:12

11-2 Vascular Circulation Enhancement 2:08

11-3 Reflexology 3:13

11-4 Connective Tissue Approaches 3:03

11-5 Trigger Point Therapy 3:31

11-6 Asian Bodywork Methods: Acupressure, Shiatsu

11-7 Polarity Therapy 3:01


CH 12: Massage Career Tracks and Massage for Special Populations

12-1 Introduction :54

12-2 Athletes 2:08

12-3 Children 1:17

12-4 Elderly 5:09

12-5 Infants 3:14

12-6 Physically Challenged Individuals 1:56

12-7 Pregnancy 1:29


CH 13: Wellness Education

13-1 Breathing Exercises 1:21

13-2 Wellness Exercises 2:40