Pediatric Massage Therapy

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1 mrt. 2004 - 216 pagina's

This book provides a complete overview of the concepts and techniques that massage therapists, physical or occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals need to know in order to perform manual therapy on children—especially those with disabilities. The author fully covers the applications of massage therapy for children ages 2 to 18.

Pediatric Massage Therapy, Second Edition is well written, well researched, and expertly illustrated to provide a clear, demonstrative guide to pediatric massage. Topics include massage in healthy emotional development, managing psychological stress, physical therapy, and home healthcare. Real-life examples and anecdotes from hands-on therapists help readers relate to specific applications.

 

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CHAPTER
1
Emotional Effects of Massage
9
Increased Perceptual Feedback as a Benefit
22
CHAPTER
31
Adapting Massage Therapy to Children
42
Preparing to Work With Children
48
Asthma
162
Catastrophic Illness
170
Chronic Pain
176
Fetal Drug or Alcohol Exposure
182
Scoliosis
187
APPENDIX
201
GLOSSARY
207
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