By Susan G. Salvo
Masking therapeutic massage basics, techniques, and anatomy and body structure, Susan Salvo’s Massage remedy: ideas and perform, fifth Edition brings a complete new desiring to the be aware ‘comprehensive.’
This student-friendly textual content boasts greater than seven-hundred illustrations and extended sections on neuroscience, examine, and detailed populations, plus new line drawings within the kinesiology bankruptcy of origins and insertions that fit the painted skeletons present in so much school rooms. It makes the basic rules of therapeutic massage remedy extra approachable and is helping you organize your scholars for fulfillment at school, on their licensing and board certification assessments, and in a variety of healing perform settings.
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A group of Greek physicians residing in Rome, known as the Methodists, supported a simplistic view of healing and restricted their treatments to bathing, diet, massage, and a few drugs. The founder of this school of thought was Asclepiades. Among his many contributions to Roman medicine was a treatise on friction (massage) and exercise. Although the work is no longer in existence, Aulus Aurelius Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC to AD 50) cited it in his writings on friction. “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise.