It can be difficult to learn or memorize the name of a structure if you are not sure how to pronounce it. Pronouncing the words with this CD can help you to learn faster, retain more, and retrieve anatomy names when taking tests.
Deep Tissue Massage is a rich, valuable educational video can enhance the work of even the most experienced massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and naturopathic doctors.
The Fire Massage is a rejuvenating and revitalizing massage designed to loosen blocks, relieve stress and energize the body. Benefits include increased circulation, increased vitality and activation of body systems.
The Spirit Massage is a gentle stress relieving massage designed to quiet the mind and get the receiver in touch with their deeper rhythms. Benefits include stress relief, deep relaxation, and increased mental, emotional and spiritual clarity.
Learn how to evaluate posture and alleviate pain with these highly effective neuromuscular techniques! Each section is introduced with muscles made out of clay with corresponding trigger points and referral zones.
Learn to use Shiatsu to treat back and neck pain, with advanced assessment tools and meridian pairing techniques. This comprehensive DVD covers the majority of the primary meridians, and includes multiple sequences that you can use to vary your work on each client.
Increase the healing power of your touch! This video shows 3 massage routines utilizing 90 techniques. You will learn a clothed compression routine, a Swedish relaxation sequence, and a detailed muscular sequence.
This video will show you everything you need to know to begin your hot stone massage practice. You will learn about the various types of stones, textures and shapes as well as the benefits and cautions related to stone therapy.
Sean Riehl explores advanced myofascial release techniques to balance each area of the body. This DVD will show you how to evaluate postural distortions and use myofascial release to bring the body into balance.
Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia describes the symptoms and experiences of fibromyalgia sufferers and discusses how to use bodywork and various supplements to address the sydrome's most common symptoms.
The most complete and advanced treatment for the arm, this DVD covers advanced nerve tension tests that will allow the therapist to precisely evaluate the median, ulnar and radial nerves to discover exactly where they are impinged.
Master the art of chair massage. This beautiful program will teach you over 50 techniques that you can incorporate into a 10-, 15-, or 30-minute chair massage. Covers advanced techniques and foundational material.
This beautiful video will guide you through the anatomy of the lymphatic system, the location of nodes and drainage patterns, as well as contraindications and indications for lymphatic drainage massage.
The revised edition of the best-selling book on Applied Kinesiology, Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition introduces a diagnostic method that uses manual muscle testing to assess the body's "Triad of Health"--structure, chemistry, and psyche.
Written for students and experienced practitioners alike, The Psychology of the Body explores the intricate connections between the mind and body and the underlying psychological factors that influence the massage therapist-client relationship and the outcome of your work.
The Basic Principles of Equine Massage/Muscle Therapy is more than just a book about Massage. This book covers massage applications, anatomy, stretching, conditions, physiology, adjunctive therapies and saddle fitting. The easy to use format is extremely helpful.
Ethics in Practice is a thorough examination of the ethical issues facing today?s massage therapists. Written by a massage therapist for massage therapists, this book is sure to be a must-have for anyone aspiring to enter the profession or anyone already practicing.
The result of more than two decades of research and practice, The Endless Web presents in clear, readable language a comprehensive guide to understanding and working effectively with the myofascial system, the 'packing material' of the body.
Providing an advanced introduction to the field of structural bodywork, this valuable resource combines coverage of both skills and theory into one comprehensive guide to this specialized form of bodywork practice.
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain, the classic survival manual, offers you the first comprehensive guide for managing the common but often misdiagnosed conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain.
This lively A-to-Z reference guide shows readers how to prepare essential oils and use them for healing physically and emotionally. This handy book includes individual oil profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use.
In this fully illustrated guide to Thai Yoga Massage, Kam Thye Chow not only leads readers through every aspect of this ancient bodywork therapy using more than 125 detailed, step-by-step photographs, but he also demonstrates the techniques for performing a one-hour massage in the accompanying DVD.
Jonathan Rudinger, the founder of The Petmassage Training and Research Institute, reinterprets techniques from philosophies and practices of Swedish massage, Positional Release, Acupressure, Healing Touch, Chakra balancing and more, to provide you the comprehensive instruction you need to help your dogs.
The New Reflexology, internationally acclaimed instructor Inge Dougans shows readers a unique and proven method for getting even better results. Her system ? an integration of traditional Chinese medicine (particularly the 5 elements and their 12 meridians), diet, and standard Western reflexology practice ? allows practitioners to treat a much wider variety of ailments with greater accuracy and success.
Cross-cultural studies have shown many times that the immediate benefits of Infant Massage include not only the promotion of sounder, longer sleeping patterns, but present a baby with a more overall comforted and soothed disposition.
In Deep Feeling, Deep Healing, innovative psychotherapist, Andy Bernay-Roman, bridges the mind-body gap with his unique body-focused, deep feeling therapy, and shows you how to jumpstart your healing and radically quicken your personal development.
Updated and invigorated, Understanding Sports Massage, Second Edition, provides readers with an understanding of the fundamental theory and practical basis for using sports massage to keep athletes in top shape, recover from injuries, and improve performance.
Ayurvedic Massage is the first book on the subject, and the first new massage therapy introduced to the West since shiatsu. One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms.
Deep Tissue Massage is the standard guide to the essentials of touch, biomechanics, and positioning options for a multitude of strategies to treat all major conditions encountered in a bodywork practice.
This book, written by a well-known scientist with a background in biophysics and biology brings together evidence from a range of disciplines to provide an acceptable explanation for the energetic exchanges that take place in all therapies.
Field, a leading authority on touch and touch therapy, begins this accessible book with an overview of the sociology and anthropology of touching and the basic psychophysical properties of touch. She then reports recent research results on the value of touch therapies, such as massage therapy, for various conditions, including asthma, cancer, autism, and eating disorders.
This study aid continues to be a student favorite not only for its 31 sections of useful content, but because the labels of each system and organ are printed on acetate overlay pages, which allow quick and effective memorization.
Fascinating guide to locating bones, muscles, ligaments, and more! Before you can assess or treat a structure in the body you must first locate it. Designed as a hands-on tour, Trail Guide to the Body will teach you to palpate the body's structures with ease and precision.
The Pharmacology Guide for Massage Therapy is a comprehensive and useful chart that provides an easy reference to determine how medications influence massage. Cleverly presented and divided by the body system targeted, this colorful chart provides each medications drug and common name, classification category, side effects impacting massage, massage considerations, and contraindications.
In this text, Basic Clinical Massage Therapy, the basic techniques of clinical massage therapy are brought to life by embedding superb illustrations of internal structures directly into photographs of live models.
In this major field guide to a wide range of essential oils and hydrosols, Jeanne Rose profiles 375 different substances used in aromatherapy according to botanical family, habit and growth, chemical components, actions and uses.
Expand your practice and attract new clients with chair massage! A practical, visual guide to this rapidly growing field, Chair Massage helps you develop a basic routine and adapt to different clients and situations.
This unique book is designed for classroom or independent study. The focus of the book is to guide the massage or bodywork practitioner to recognize signs of client health or illness, so that s/he can make well-informed practice decisions.
DVD containing over 50 massage technques. The DVD also addresses specific conditions including headaches, sciatic pain, slipped bicipital tendon, rotator cuff, thoracic outlet syndrome, menstrual cramps, etc. The companion manual contains more detailed information on the techniques and images from the DVD.
This 90 minute DVD shows the massage techniques taught in the massage therapy certification program at Healing Arts Institute. The companion manual is filled with pictures from the video showing over 90 different techniques and sequences
The sports massage DVD covers a wide variety of techniques to help you expand your toolbox. The companion manual contains more detailed information on the massage techniques and includes pictures from the DVD.