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A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

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This best selling pathology text for massage therapists is now in full color. Vibrant illustrations and photographs bring concepts to life and help you understand and retain the material. In clear, concise, and accurate terms, you'll learn how the human body works when it is healthy, how it works in the context of disease and dysfunction, and whether massage may be used du ...more
Hardcover, 489 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (first published 1998)
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TurtleMoon
May 29, 2012 TurtleMoon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bodywork
I highly recommend this book to bodyworkers. It is great for learning and for reference. I use it regularly even for non-massage medical knowledge. The author definitely errs on the conservative side. But, I would expect that on this subject.
Emily
Jul 14, 2013 Emily rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy reading Ruth Werner's take on the power and importance of massage, but for the purpose of passing the Oregon Boards practical exam, the information is better outlined in Dr. Born's The Essential Massage Companion.
Angela
Jan 24, 2009 Angela rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Actually, this is the right title and author, but wrong edition, I think. Anyway, good guide pathologies of the different systems especially for people will are involved in any kind of bodywork.
Karen
Sep 09, 2008 Karen rated it really liked it
this is a great place to start learning conditions. especially with skin disorders, the author's explanations clear and give practical examples to help remember one condition from the next.
Ana Helena
Apr 28, 2008 Ana Helena rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: health-science
Quick synopses of most pathologies specific to massage/touch, with some cool photos as well. Good reference book.
Nicholas Williams
May 22, 2013 Nicholas Williams rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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it will be useful. not sure if i like reading some of it and some stuff was interesting! more to come..
Brenda
The picture in the back and quick reference chart are very helpful,
Tammy Parry
Apr 05, 2012 Tammy Parry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read, re-read, marked, used, and referenced frequently.
TC
Mar 27, 2008 TC rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all massage therapists
Recommended to TC by: Massage School
EVERY massage therapist should own this book!
Robin
Oct 21, 2008 Robin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: at-home, school
This is an excellent reference book.
Meftah
Oct 19, 2013 Meftah is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
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