Prenatal Massage E Book

Author: Elaine Stillerman
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323075460
File Size: 38,82 MB
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Authored by a well-known expert on prenatal massage, this comprehensive text helps you understand the intricate physiology of pregnancy so you can confidently apply appropriate massage techniques for each trimester, and throughout labor and postpartum. You'll find clear, colorfully illustrated explanations of a wide range of techniques and procedures, including Swedish massage, acupuncture points, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. Contraindications and precautions are also provided where necessary to help you provide safe and effective care for every client. Comprehensive coverage guides you through all aspects of prenatal massage in a single book, addressing fundamentals, techniques, preparation, and prevention of potential problems. Many useful techniques are described in detail for prenatal through postpartum massage with step-by-step instructions so you can begin using these techniques with your clients immediately. Numerous boxes throughout the text highlight key information and provide clinical tips. Touch Points and In My Experience boxes share the author's personal observations about the chapter material with real-life examples from her years in practice. Over 350 detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs illuminate procedures, concepts, and techniques. Clear writing and organization addresses content in four main units: pregnancy massage, labor massage, postpartum massage, and marketing strategies. A companion DVD packaged with the book contains 45 minutes of video demonstrating different massage techniques presented in the book. DVD icons within the text encourage you to watch relevant video footage at appropriate points. Learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the concepts you should focus on in the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable you to assess your understanding and review important information presented in the book. A glossary of all key terms and definitions makes it easy to quickly look up a new term or to refresh your memory.

Modalities For Massage And Bodywork

Author: Elaine Stillerman
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN:
File Size: 48,55 MB
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"Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.

Pregnancy Hacks

Author: Amanda Shapin Michelson
Editor: Adams Media
ISBN: 150721457X
File Size: 24,17 MB
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Make your pregnancy feel easier than ever with these 350 simple hacks to keep you comfortable and happy for nine months straight! Congratulations—you’re pregnant! There’s no doubt you’re thrilled to meet your little bundle of joy…but you also might be feeling some stress and discomfort as you navigate your rapidly changing body. But why not make things a little easier for yourself with these simple hacks to get you through every step of the next nine months! With Pregnancy Hacks, you’ll find tricks to simplify your daily routine so that everything seems just a bit more manageable. Feeling nauseous throughout the day? Stock up on ginger candles or make electrolyte popsicles for a quick, delicious fix. Dealing with tired, swollen feet? Try soaking them in tonic water to reduce the swelling. Or maybe you’re struggling to reach things on the floor. Kitchen tongs can help! These are just a few of the tips and tricks that will make your pregnancy experience so much better! Pregnancy Hacks is here to help your expanding family (and belly) stay happy and healthy.

Consumer Health Integrative Medicine

Author: Linda Baily Synovitz
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284144127
File Size: 73,71 MB
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Today, being a health consumer encompasses more than being knowledgeable about traditional medicine and health practice but also includes the necessity to be well informed about the expading field of complementary and alternative medicine. Consumer Health and Integrative Medicine: Holistic View of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practices, Second Edition was written to expand upon the many alternative modalities that many other consumer health texts overlook. It includes chapters on the major alternative medicine systems and healing modalities, including Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, homeopathic medicine, chiropractic medicine, massage, reflexology, and herbals or botanicals. The authors mission is to increase reader's knowledge base, not make up their mind, as we all make better choices related to our own personal health care practices when we are informed consumers.

Massage During Pregnancy

Author: Bette L. Waters
Editor: Research Triangle Pub
ISBN: 9781884570285
File Size: 26,33 MB
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Nurturing Massage For Pregnancy A Practical Guide To Bodywork For The Perinatal Cycle Enhanced Edition

Author: Leslie Stager
Editor:
ISBN: 1284241610
File Size: 79,99 MB
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Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy is one of the most comprehensive books available for massage students and licensed massage therapists who treat pregnant, laboring, and postpartum clients. The author is a highly skilled perinatal massage instructor who is also a registered nurse, childbirth educator, and doula. Written in clear and direct language, this useful guide offers step by step instructions for hundreds of techniques useful during the pregnancy, labor, and postpartum periods, including general techniques and those specific to common complaints. While focused on general Swedish massage, the book also integrates myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, acupressure, and reflexology, as well as complementary bodywork methodologies such as the use of breath and visualizations, stretches, hydrotherapy, and aromatherapy. Contraindications and precautions are examined thoroughly, health intakes forms are discussed with sample forms pictured, and case studies help highlight concerns and considerations. Video clips are available online for viewing specific technique demonstrations.

Modalities For Massage And Bodywork E Book

Author: Elaine Stillerman
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323260799
File Size: 50,44 MB
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Ideal for both classroom and practice, Modalities for Massage & Bodywork, 2nd Edition presents 23 modalities of bodywork, their history, development, effects, benefits, contraindications, basic curricula and certification requirements. Updated photos and illustrations, critical thinking questions, and flash cards give you a better picture of today's massage best practices. Evolve companion website provides matching activities, flash cards, answers to multiple-choice questions, weblinks and video demonstrations of various modalities covered in the text to make learning more interactive. Case histories in each chapter illustrate the effects of the modality within a therapeutic context, creating the opportunity for integrative, clinical reasoning that helps prepare you for work in the various modalities. Student objectives and key terms at the start of each chapter provides a framework for what to expect and what to focus on with each chapter. In My Experience boxes provide personal insights about specific techniques from experts in the field. Full-color design and techniques shown with photos and illustrations enhance understanding and comprehension of each modality. Multiple-choice test questions at the end of each chapter with answers on the Evolve website help you measure your understanding of the modality and obtain instant feedback from the answer key that includes rationales. Suggested readings, resources and references in each chapter offer robust resources for you to further research each modality. Clinically relevant boxes and tables highlight important information. NEW Modalities chapters provide you with a greater awareness of the opportunities and options available as they pursue a massage therapy career and practitioners with more practical information they can apply to their work. NEW! Student resources on Evolve supplement the classroom experience and ensures you retain the material in the text. 23 different body techniques are introduced to help you learn about different modalities you may want to pursue and reaffirm your knowledge of techniques. More than 2 hours of video on the Evolve website bring the modalities to life and help put the text instructions in perspective. NEW! Updated content, photos and illustrations equip you with the latest information and visuals on modalities from experts in the field that reflect current practices in the field and the needs and wants of massage therapy practitioners and students. NEW! Critical thinking questions added to each chapter actively engage and challenge your reasoning skills. NEW! Additional review questions added to each chapter supply you with more opportunities to review what you have learned and test your knowledge.

Essential Massage

Author: Valerie Voner
Editor:
ISBN: 9781593376482
File Size: 20,62 MB
Format: PDF
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The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

Author: Joel Evans
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440623424
File Size: 75,95 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters. How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting The best practices of doulas and midwives The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy. On the web: http://www.wholepregnancy.com

Directory Of Schools For Alternative And Complementary Health Care

Author: Karen Rappaport
Editor: Greenwood
ISBN: 9781573562942
File Size: 70,85 MB
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Covers the fields of acupuncture, Ayurvedic medicine, chiropractic medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, massage therpy, midwifery, naturopathic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine.

City Baby

Author: Kelly Ashton
Editor: Universe Pub
ISBN: 9780789313485
File Size: 78,65 MB
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Introduces parents to New York baby culture and provides advice, tips, and up-to-date information on local doctors, parenting classes, and maternity and children's stores.

Pregnancy Practices Among Central American Immigrants

Author: Catherine Marie Colwell
Editor:
ISBN:
File Size: 18,46 MB
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Massage Therapy

Author: Susan G. Salvo
Editor: Saunders
ISBN:
File Size: 57,43 MB
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The 3rd ed. of this text gives you everything you need to learn and apply the basic principles of massage therapy with ease. It contains a DVD that brings techniques and procedures to life, complete coverage of the latest emerging therapy options and target groups, and new materials to help prepare for exams.

Chicago Baby

Author: Karen Hogan Sullivan
Editor: Universe Pub
ISBN: 9780789310774
File Size: 66,54 MB
Format: PDF
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Baby chic is hitting the Windy City this essential guide for expecting and new moms. Includes information on the best birthing places, childbirth educators, classes, and other resources. Line art throughout.

Introduction To Massage Therapy

Author: Mary Beth Braun
Editor: Lippincott Raven
ISBN:
File Size: 10,78 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This massage therapy textbook enables readers to translate the fundamental knowledge base for massage into practical applications both in class and in practice. Students will learn functional anatomy and physiology integrated with massage therapy techniques in addition to exploring the fundamentals of history, medical terminology, pharmacology, assessment, documentation, ethics, pathology, self-care, and more. Now every copy of Introduction to Massage Therapy comes with a DVD created by Real Bodywork.

A Happy And Healthy Pregnancy Made Easy

Author:
Editor: WS Publishing Group
ISBN: 161351008X
File Size: 45,73 MB
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Prenatal Thai Massage

Author: Vanessa Hazzard
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781977696823
File Size: 71,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Prenatal Thai Massage is a healing system that nourishes moms-to-be as their bodies prepare for childbirth. It combines the mindful movements of yoga with the nurturing touch of massage. Thai Massage is a branch of Traditional Thai Medicine. It has roots in hatha yoga, Theravada Buddhism, indigenous Thai healing practices, Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda. The techniques include compressions with hands and feet, forearm rolling, thumb pressure, stretching, and joint movements. These techniques are performed in a meditative state by the practitioner, with "metta" or loving kindness at the heart of the session. Prenatal Thai Massage can be performed in every trimester.This book demonstrates Prenatal Thai Massage in seated, side-lying, and semi-reclined positions. This book is specifically intended for: * Yoga instructors, especially those trained in prenatal yoga, who want to offer bodywork to their students. * Thai bodyworkers who aim to keep the continuity of care when working with their regular clients. Learning Prenatal Thai Massage is a great way to support long-time clients through this important period in their lives. * Massage therapists who are ready to expand their prenatal massage knowledge base.

50 Simple Ways To Pamper Your Baby

Author: Karyn Siegel-Maier
Editor: Storey Kids
ISBN: 9781580172578
File Size: 43,50 MB
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A perfect book for new moms or anyone who cares for young children -- with hundreds of tips for nurturing, caring, loving, and having fun with babies. Includes everything from recipes for herbal baby balm, to tips for helping a baby sleep, to infant massage techniques.

Midwifery

Author: Linda V. Walsh
Editor: W B Saunders Company
ISBN:
File Size: 18,43 MB
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This new comprehensive text recognizes the role of the midwife or clinician practicing using a midwifery model of care as a primary provider for healthy pregnant women. The woman is the central figure in the assessment of her own health needs and the determination of the care processes that will best meet those needs. Stresses throughout, the role of the midwife is to advocate for the woman while creating a climate of care the recognizes and values the healthy aspects of pregnancy. When deviation from the normal occur, the reader is led through a process that emphasizes consultation, collaboration, and referral to the professionals who are most appropriately prepared to meet the women's needs. Current research is incorporated throughout to preapre the reader for maintaining standards of care by evidence-based practice. Current research incorporated throughout Emphasises consultation and collaboration when referring patients with specific needs deviating from the norm

Clinical Massage In The Healthcare Setting E Book

Author: Sandy Fritz
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323070698
File Size: 49,42 MB
Format: PDF
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Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.