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Prenatal massage; a textbook of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum bodywork. (CD-ROM included).

9780323042536

Prenatal massage; a textbook of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum bodywork. (CD-ROM included)

Stillerman, Elaine.

Elsevier Mosby

2008

461 pages

$42.95

Paperback

RG525

This text/DVD package offers a guide to the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and shows how to perform massage techniques specific to all phases of pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period. The text incorporates a number of modalities, including Swedish massage, acupressure, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. Personal vignettes from the author's experiences help bridge the gap between theory and clinical practice. There is also a chapter on marketing strategies for growing a prenatal massage practice. Learning features includes chapter objectives, key terms, review questions, and a glossary. The art program offers about 350 color anatomical illustrations and photos. The DVD contains 45 minutes of video demonstrations of prenatal massage techniques. The text is designed to be used as a resource in tandem with a professionally certified course of instruction.

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