Hands-On Healing: Massage Remedies for Hundreds of Health Problems

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A practical, comprehensive guide to healing therapies involving touch. From chiropractic to acupressure to sports massage, readers learn how various types of kneading, rubbing and pressing can relieve pain, reduce stress and treat a wide variety of health problems. Photos.

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Prevention Magazine is America's leading health magazine, with a circulation of 3.2 million.
Ann Fittante, MS, RD is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator for the Joslin Diabetes Center affiliate at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, where she resides. She is also an adjunct faculty member for Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA.

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There are an amazing number of therapies employed by a variety of practitioners which focus on the healing power of physical contact. Some of these are recognized medical interventions such as the Heimlich maneuver , while others are more exotic remedies , such as aromatherapy, rolfing, and do-in, which derive from traditional hands-on healing. This book presents a lively account of the background and theory of each therapy, along with methods of administering treatment, potential benefits, and interviews with patients and therapists. It is of limited value as a self-help manual, but does offer an entertaining look at some of the more obscure forms of alternative medicine.
- Karen McNally Bensing, The Benjamin Rose Inst. Lib., Cleveland
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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