Clinical Massage: Assessment and

Treatment of Orthopedic Conditions



This text is designed to outline the principles and foundational understanding of assessing and treating orthopedic injury or dysfunction through massage therapy. The text follows an anatomic region approach, covering surface anatomy and muscle groups before presenting a comprehensive review of the most often presenting orthopedic dysfunctions or conditions. Each dysfunction or condition is reviewed with a consistent diagnostic checklist, a stepped treatment program, and relevant “clinical pearls”. The learning aids throughout the text, along with the reader-friendly writing style, create a highly-effective learning system for understanding the concepts of clinical massage.

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Surface Anatomy: A Therapist’s Guide to Palpation


Designed to enhance your palpation skills, this spiral bound, 90 page manual and DVD was developed for use by anyone who incorporates touch into their profession.  This valuable material is applicable in many different occupations, including massage therapy, physical and occupational therapy, and athletic training and is ideal for use as a textbook in the educational setting or as a comprehensive reference for the practicing professional.  This innovative manual is organized into logical chapters based on different regions of the body and contains clear, easy to follow directions enhanced by pictures on how to locate 195 structures and 43 muscles.
The 90 minute DVD consists of clips on how to locate both the structures and muscles demonstrated by the author on professional bodybuilder Michelle Adams.  The clips are presented in a detailed menu format allowing for ease of navigation through the body.  In addition to having written descriptions on how to locate the muscles and bony landmarks in the manual, they are verbally described while they are being demonstrated on the DVD

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