EXPORT CITATION

Chapter-07 Therapeutic Applications of Massage

BOOK TITLE: Principles and Practice of Therapeutic Massage

Author
1. Sinha Akhoury Gourang
ISBN
9788184488319
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11430_7
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
14
Author Affiliations
1. Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab), India, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India
Chapter keywords

Abstract

The application of massage in pathological conditions is the subject matter of this chapter. A clear cut explanation is given to several practical questions like in a given condition what should be the aim of massage therapy, what should be the patient’s position, which techniques should be used and what could be their sequences. The method of application of massage in about 16 pathological conditions is discussed. The chapter intends to cater to the need of those who have mastered the techniques of massage and interested to use massage as therapeutic tool.

© 2019 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.   |   All Rights Reserved