Recognizing Health and Illness: Pathology for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers

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9780965869003: Recognizing Health and Illness: Pathology for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers
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This unique book is designed for classroom or independent study. The focus of the book is to guide the massage or bodywork practitioner to recognize signs of client health or illness, so that s/he can make well-informed practice decisions. One-hundred illustrations, tables, and quick reference guides make finding information quick and easy.

Each chapter provides:
* an anatomy and physiology review
* identification of abnormal findings
* contraindications
* common effects of aging
* sample cases and a review quiz

Approved by NCBTMB for 15 Category A CEU credits. Health Positive!, Inc. is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider under Category A.

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The author has practiced therapeutic massage since 1982 in hospital, hospice, and private practice settings. She developed this book in collaboration with her students to be thorough, practical, and easy to use with or without previous healthcare experience.

Review:

"I can unqualifiedly recommend this as the best book on pathology for bodyworkers I've read. It doesn't take anything for granted and provides an excellent fundamental framework for understanding the implications of disease." -- Andy Bernay-Roman, RN, MS, LMT, Founder of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists, Florida

"This is great information! Friendly, informative, and easy to read." -- Ralph R. Stephens, BS, LMT, Ralph R. Stephens Seminars, Iowa

"Well done! This will be a major contribution to the education of massage therapists, and will be required reading for my students." -- Cheryl Chapman, RN, NCTMB, Bodywork & Massage for Cancer & AIDS Seminars, New Jersey

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