Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Holistic Approach to Massage and Bodywork

YATES Suzanne [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780702030550

Churchill Livingstone 2010 1st Edition

AU $66.00
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Pregnancy and Childbirth: A holistic approach to massage and bodywork brings together, for the first time, western and eastern approaches to provide a solid base of theoretical and practical information for bodywork practitioners. It describes in detail the application of massage and shiatsu from early pregnancy, including work during labour up to the end of the first year postnatally for the mother.

Students and practitioners can use the text as a learning manual and reference tool
> Full text referencing
> Presented with clear diagrams, photographs and summary boxes
> Clinical accuracy: reviewed by, and with contributions from, international specialists including midwives, obstetricians, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists, aromatherapists and massage therapists.

> Anatomy and physiology and their implications for bodywork
> Detailed eastern theory including changes in the meridians and the extraordinary vessels and energy presentations
> Assessment realities and modifications including orthopaedic testing
> Discussion of issues for each area of the body including descriptions of bodywork techniques with energy-based approaches
> Testimonials illustrating aspects of work
> Discussion of professional issues including an exploration of the role of the therapist within the broader medical community
> Information on working with the higher-risk pregnant client and the effects of medical procedures in labour, on work in labour and in the postnatal period

245 x 190 mm

433 pp

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