Ralph's first textbook - and it's Awesome
A complete course in chair massage for therapists and schools. This book contains all the basics for beginning chair therapists plus therapeutic chapters for the advanced professional. It also includes techniques to help you protect yourself from massage related injuries.
Featuring more than 250 full-color illustrations and photographs, Therapeutic Chair Massage offers detailed instructions on the appropriate massage strokes, stretching techniques, and therapeutic routines to use in seated massage for both relaxation and specific therapeutic applications. The book also provides foundational information on equipment, hygiene, sanitation, safety, contraindications, communication and documentation, body mechanics, and establishing a seated massage business.
Each chapter includes hands-on Experiential Exercises; Case Studies with critical thinking questions; Clinical Tips from the author's experience; and Of Special Interest Boxes that contain related and interesting information. Contraindications lists specify conditions that prohibit or limit the use of a particular stroke or technique.
If you do seated massage, or want to, you need this book.
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