Prenatal Massage E Book

A companion DVD packaged with the book contains 45 minutes of video demonstrating different massage techniques presented in the book. DVD icons within the text encourage you to watch relevant video footage at appropriate points.

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Author: Elaine Stillerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323075466

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 845

Authored by a well-known expert on prenatal massage, this comprehensive text helps you understand the intricate physiology of pregnancy so you can confidently apply appropriate massage techniques for each trimester, and throughout labor and postpartum. You'll find clear, colorfully illustrated explanations of a wide range of techniques and procedures, including Swedish massage, acupuncture points, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. Contraindications and precautions are also provided where necessary to help you provide safe and effective care for every client. Comprehensive coverage guides you through all aspects of prenatal massage in a single book, addressing fundamentals, techniques, preparation, and prevention of potential problems. Many useful techniques are described in detail for prenatal through postpartum massage with step-by-step instructions so you can begin using these techniques with your clients immediately. Numerous boxes throughout the text highlight key information and provide clinical tips. Touch Points and In My Experience boxes share the author's personal observations about the chapter material with real-life examples from her years in practice. Over 350 detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs illuminate procedures, concepts, and techniques. Clear writing and organization addresses content in four main units: pregnancy massage, labor massage, postpartum massage, and marketing strategies. A companion DVD packaged with the book contains 45 minutes of video demonstrating different massage techniques presented in the book. DVD icons within the text encourage you to watch relevant video footage at appropriate points. Learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the concepts you should focus on in the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable you to assess your understanding and review important information presented in the book. A glossary of all key terms and definitions makes it easy to quickly look up a new term or to refresh your memory.

Prenatal Massage

This complete guide to all aspects of prenatal, labor, and postpartum massage provides you with details on the intricate anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, as well as appropriate massage techniques to focus on the special needs of the ...

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Author: Elaine Stillerman

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 0323042538

Category: Medical

Page: 461

View: 441

Authored by a well-known expert on prenatal massage, this comprehensive text helps you understand the intricate physiology of pregnancy so you can confidently apply appropriate massage techniques for each trimester, and throughout labor and postpartum. You'll find clear, colorfully illustrated explanations of a wide range of techniques and procedures, including Swedish massage, acupuncture points, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. A companion DVD packaged with the book enables you to watch demonstrations of techniques. Contraindications and precautions are also provided where necessary to help you provide safe and effective care for every client. Comprehensive coverage guides you through all aspects of prenatal massage in a single book, addressing fundamentals, techniques, preparation, and prevention of potential problems. Many useful techniques are described in detail for prenatal through postpartum massage with step-by-step instructions so you can begin using these techniques with your clients immediately. Numerous boxes throughout the text highlight key information and provide clinical tips. Touch Points and In My Experience boxes share the author's personal observations about the chapter material with real-life examples from her years in practice. Over 350 detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs illuminate procedures, concepts, and techniques. Clear writing and organization addresses content in four main units: pregnancy massage, labor massage, postpartum massage, and marketing strategies. A companion DVD packaged with the book contains 45 minutes of video demonstrating different massage techniques presented in the book. DVD icons within the text encourage you to watch relevant video footage at appropriate points. Learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the concepts you should focus on in the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable you to assess your understanding and review important information presented in the book. A glossary of all key terms and definitions makes it easy to quickly look up a new term or to refresh your memory.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork

Placenta • Recognize the appropriate strokes and techniques Placenta previa
associated with prenatal massage . ... Relaxin Learn how prenatal massage
affects and benefits the Stress major physiologic systems of the pregnant
woman's ...

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Author: Elaine Stillerman

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: NWU:35557000175719

Category: Medical

Page: 460

View: 673

"Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.

Pregnancy Hacks

Treat yourself to a prenatal massage. You deserve some pampering, and a
prenatal massage is a blissful way to lie back and relax. Find a reputable spa to
ensure that you are in capable hands. Let the spa know that you are pregnant
and ...

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Author: Amanda Shapin Michelson

Publisher: Adams Media

ISBN: 9781507214572

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 121

Make your pregnancy feel easier than ever with these 350 simple hacks to keep you comfortable and happy for nine months straight! Congratulations—you’re pregnant! There’s no doubt you’re thrilled to meet your little bundle of joy…but you also might be feeling some stress and discomfort as you navigate your rapidly changing body. But why not make things a little easier for yourself with these simple hacks to get you through every step of the next nine months! With Pregnancy Hacks, you’ll find tricks to simplify your daily routine so that everything seems just a bit more manageable. Feeling nauseous throughout the day? Stock up on ginger candles or make electrolyte popsicles for a quick, delicious fix. Dealing with tired, swollen feet? Try soaking them in tonic water to reduce the swelling. Or maybe you’re struggling to reach things on the floor. Kitchen tongs can help! These are just a few of the tips and tricks that will make your pregnancy experience so much better! Pregnancy Hacks is here to help your expanding family (and belly) stay happy and healthy.

Consumer Health Integrative Medicine

Massage and Pregnancy – Prenatal Massage. Available at: http://
americanpregnancy.org /pregnancy-health/prenatal-massage/. Accessed April
24, 2018. Fit Pregnancy. Essential Oils: Essential oils that are safe during
pregnancy and which ...

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Author: Linda Baily Synovitz

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284144123

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 340

View: 961

Today, being a health consumer encompasses more than being knowledgeable about traditional medicine and health practice but also includes the necessity to be well informed about the expading field of complementary and alternative medicine. Consumer Health and Integrative Medicine: Holistic View of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practices, Second Edition was written to expand upon the many alternative modalities that many other consumer health texts overlook. It includes chapters on the major alternative medicine systems and healing modalities, including Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, homeopathic medicine, chiropractic medicine, massage, reflexology, and herbals or botanicals. The authors mission is to increase reader's knowledge base, not make up their mind, as we all make better choices related to our own personal health care practices when we are informed consumers.

Massage During Pregnancy

Review of the literature is research and is a valuable contribution to the
profession of massage . Why Talk About Research In A Book About Massage For
Pregnancy ? The massage profession has a window of opportunity to become
part of ...

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Author: Bette L. Waters

Publisher: Research Triangle Pub

ISBN: 1884570283

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 137

View: 720

Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy A Practical Guide to Bodywork for the Perinatal Cycle Enhanced Edition

The fears abound however, and if a miscarriage should occur after a massage,
both client and therapist may harbor fears that the massage caused it to happen.
This is a common misconception about prenatal massage. Other fears are also ...

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Author: Leslie Stager

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781284241617

Category:

Page: 256

View: 587

Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy is one of the most comprehensive books available for massage students and licensed massage therapists who treat pregnant, laboring, and postpartum clients. The author is a highly skilled perinatal massage instructor who is also a registered nurse, childbirth educator, and doula. Written in clear and direct language, this useful guide offers step by step instructions for hundreds of techniques useful during the pregnancy, labor, and postpartum periods, including general techniques and those specific to common complaints. While focused on general Swedish massage, the book also integrates myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, acupressure, and reflexology, as well as complementary bodywork methodologies such as the use of breath and visualizations, stretches, hydrotherapy, and aromatherapy. Contraindications and precautions are examined thoroughly, health intakes forms are discussed with sample forms pictured, and case studies help highlight concerns and considerations. Video clips are available online for viewing specific technique demonstrations.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork E Book

13 Prenatal Massage Elaine Stillerman CHAPTER discomforts of pregnancy,
support the dynamic physiologic changes the expectant woman undergoes
during each of the three trimesters of pregnancy, allay stress, and prepare the
gravida ...

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Author: Elaine Stillerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323260794

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 568

Ideal for both classroom and practice, Modalities for Massage & Bodywork, 2nd Edition presents 23 modalities of bodywork, their history, development, effects, benefits, contraindications, basic curricula and certification requirements. Updated photos and illustrations, critical thinking questions, and flash cards give you a better picture of today's massage best practices. Evolve companion website provides matching activities, flash cards, answers to multiple-choice questions, weblinks and video demonstrations of various modalities covered in the text to make learning more interactive. Case histories in each chapter illustrate the effects of the modality within a therapeutic context, creating the opportunity for integrative, clinical reasoning that helps prepare you for work in the various modalities. Student objectives and key terms at the start of each chapter provides a framework for what to expect and what to focus on with each chapter. In My Experience boxes provide personal insights about specific techniques from experts in the field. Full-color design and techniques shown with photos and illustrations enhance understanding and comprehension of each modality. Multiple-choice test questions at the end of each chapter with answers on the Evolve website help you measure your understanding of the modality and obtain instant feedback from the answer key that includes rationales. Suggested readings, resources and references in each chapter offer robust resources for you to further research each modality. Clinically relevant boxes and tables highlight important information. NEW Modalities chapters provide you with a greater awareness of the opportunities and options available as they pursue a massage therapy career and practitioners with more practical information they can apply to their work. NEW! Student resources on Evolve supplement the classroom experience and ensures you retain the material in the text. 23 different body techniques are introduced to help you learn about different modalities you may want to pursue and reaffirm your knowledge of techniques. More than 2 hours of video on the Evolve website bring the modalities to life and help put the text instructions in perspective. NEW! Updated content, photos and illustrations equip you with the latest information and visuals on modalities from experts in the field that reflect current practices in the field and the needs and wants of massage therapy practitioners and students. NEW! Critical thinking questions added to each chapter actively engage and challenge your reasoning skills. NEW! Additional review questions added to each chapter supply you with more opportunities to review what you have learned and test your knowledge.

Essential Massage

Why Prenatal Massage Is So Important Pregnancy places a tremendous amount
of pressure on the expectant mom ' s back , abdomen , shoulders , pelvis , legs ,
and feet , all of which must adapt to carrying the growing baby within . In addition
 ...

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Author: Valerie Voner

Publisher:

ISBN: 1593376480

Category: Massage

Page: 289

View: 722

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

Clean instruments: Whether or not you're pregnant, look for a nail salon that
either sterilizes its instruments or allows you to bring (or store) your own. You
definitely want to avoid an infection or fungus on your nail bed. Massage Prenatal
 ...

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Author: Joel Evans

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440623422

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 576

View: 280

At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters. How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting The best practices of doulas and midwives The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy. On the web: http://www.wholepregnancy.com

Directory of Schools for Alternative and Complementary Health Care

... 562 Postpartum Massage see also Pregnancy Massage ; Prenatal Massage
Kate Jordan Seminars * , 78 Mother Massage : Massage During Pregnancy * ,
576 Northern Prairie School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork , Inc , 357
The ...

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Author: Karen Rappaport

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 1573562947

Category: Education

Page: 330

View: 924

Covers the fields of acupuncture, Ayurvedic medicine, chiropractic medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, massage therpy, midwifery, naturopathic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine.

City Baby

The Ultimate Parenting Guide for New York Parents from Pregnancy Through
Preschool Kelly Ashton, Pamela Weinberg ... Now Janet Markowitz has assumed
the Mother Massage mantle , offering prenatal and postpartum massage therapy
 ...

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Author: Kelly Ashton

Publisher: Universe Pub

ISBN: 0789313480

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 303

View: 360

Introduces parents to New York baby culture and provides advice, tips, and up-to-date information on local doctors, parenting classes, and maternity and children's stores.

Pregnancy Practices Among Central American Immigrants

Prenatal massage is another form of prenatal care . Many women , including
those who were followed in prenatal clinics , sought out midwives for prenatal
massage . Massage serves two purposes . Midwives can massage to diagnose
the ...

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Author: Catherine Marie Colwell

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:C2929193

Category:

Page: 130

View: 113

Massage Therapy

Hence the second and third trimesters are wonderful times to begin prenatal
massage . Massaging a Pregnant Woman's Legs Lower extremity is locally
contraindicated if the client : Has extremely poor circulation in the legs ( with or
without ...

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Author: Susan G. Salvo

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: PSU:000060222770

Category: Medical

Page: 904

View: 502

The 3rd ed. of this text gives you everything you need to learn and apply the basic principles of massage therapy with ease. It contains a DVD that brings techniques and procedures to life, complete coverage of the latest emerging therapy options and target groups, and new materials to help prepare for exams.

Chicago Baby

In addition, the spas below offer pregnancy massage — and heck, why not get a
facial and pedicure while you're at it? spas ... 312-573-6860 www.
peninsulaspachicago.com/index.php The prenatal massage here is pricey — $1
15 for an hour.

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Author: Karen Hogan Sullivan

Publisher: Universe Pub

ISBN: 0789310775

Category: Travel

Page: 215

View: 221

Baby chic is hitting the Windy City this essential guide for expecting and new moms. Includes information on the best birthing places, childbirth educators, classes, and other resources. Line art throughout.

Birthing in Good Hands

Christine also includes real-life stories that showcase how the power of massage helped women through their own pregnancy journeys. If your partner or loved one is expecting, this book is for you.

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Author: Christine Sutherland

Publisher: Brush Education

ISBN: 9781550597448

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 293

Use the healing power of touch for a healthier, happier pregnancy. Pregnancy is an exciting time full of promise, but most women could do without symptoms such as back pain, headaches, nausea, and swollen feet—luckily, many of these conditions can be treated with massage. Touch has the power to heal, calm, and nurture relationships. Christine Sutherland, co-founder of the Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic, teaches the basics of prenatal massage for healthy pregnancies. From the first trimester to postpartum recovery, Christine’s healing methods will help moms-to-be through every stage of pregnancy, including childbirth and breastfeeding. There’s even a chapter on the basics of baby massage, which new parents, grandparents, and siblings can use to relieve common infant conditions and bond with the new child. Hundreds of photos and illustrations clearly illustrate techniques that even beginners can master. Christine also includes real-life stories that showcase how the power of massage helped women through their own pregnancy journeys. If your partner or loved one is expecting, this book is for you.

Introduction to Massage Therapy

CONSIDERATIONS FOR PRENATAL MASSAGE The supine position may be
appropriate for the early part of the second ... Special massage tables have been
designed for pregnant women that provide holes for an extended belly and for ...

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Author: Mary Beth Braun

Publisher: Lippincott Raven

ISBN: PSU:000059180142

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 301

This massage therapy textbook enables readers to translate the fundamental knowledge base for massage into practical applications both in class and in practice. Students will learn functional anatomy and physiology integrated with massage therapy techniques in addition to exploring the fundamentals of history, medical terminology, pharmacology, assessment, documentation, ethics, pathology, self-care, and more. Now every copy of Introduction to Massage Therapy comes with a DVD created by Real Bodywork.

A Happy and Healthy Pregnancy Made Easy

Feel free to read about pregnancy, but branch out to novels, articles, non-fiction,
and self-help books. ... Research conducted by the University of Miami School of
Medicine shows that getting a massage while pregnant greatly reduces stress ...

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Author:

Publisher: WS Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781613510087

Category:

Page:

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Prenatal Thai Massage

Prenatal Thai Massage can be performed in every trimester.This book demonstrates Prenatal Thai Massage in seated, side-lying, and semi-reclined positions.

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Author: Vanessa Hazzard

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1977696821

Category:

Page: 126

View: 605

Prenatal Thai Massage is a healing system that nourishes moms-to-be as their bodies prepare for childbirth. It combines the mindful movements of yoga with the nurturing touch of massage. Thai Massage is a branch of Traditional Thai Medicine. It has roots in hatha yoga, Theravada Buddhism, indigenous Thai healing practices, Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda. The techniques include compressions with hands and feet, forearm rolling, thumb pressure, stretching, and joint movements. These techniques are performed in a meditative state by the practitioner, with "metta" or loving kindness at the heart of the session. Prenatal Thai Massage can be performed in every trimester.This book demonstrates Prenatal Thai Massage in seated, side-lying, and semi-reclined positions. This book is specifically intended for: * Yoga instructors, especially those trained in prenatal yoga, who want to offer bodywork to their students. * Thai bodyworkers who aim to keep the continuity of care when working with their regular clients. Learning Prenatal Thai Massage is a great way to support long-time clients through this important period in their lives. * Massage therapists who are ready to expand their prenatal massage knowledge base.

50 Simple Ways to Pamper Your Baby

The Joy of Prenatal Massage D renatal massage offers many benefits . Perhaps
most importantly , it fosters a feeling of connection with the baby for the mother
and the partner giving the massage . Prenatal massage also reduces stress and
 ...

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Author: Karyn Siegel-Maier

Publisher: Storey Kids

ISBN: 1580172571

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 139

View: 635

A perfect book for new moms or anyone who cares for young children -- with hundreds of tips for nurturing, caring, loving, and having fun with babies. Includes everything from recipes for herbal baby balm, to tips for helping a baby sleep, to infant massage techniques.