Complete Review Guide

Author: Patrick Barron
ISBN: 0971192642
Release Date: 2005-09
Genre: Massage therapy

The Complete Review Guide is a thorough synopsis of the essential reference material needed to successfully study for state and national license or certification examinations in therapeutic massage and bodywork. It contains more than 250 pages of detailed information, concisely organized into chapters that correspond with the specific exam content outlines presented by state and national examinations. The 5th edition contains updated exam content outlines for the states of New York, Ohio, Texas, and the NCETMB & NCETM. This edition also includes an updated Pathology section with more Pharmacology & Nutrition, and an updated Business Practices section with more information on business plans, licensure issues, professional standards, billing practices, and client charting.

MBLEx Study Guide 2018 2019

Author: Mblex Exam Preparation Team
Publisher: Ascencia Test Prep
ISBN: 1635302854
Release Date: 2017-09-22
Genre: Study Aids

Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, MBLEx Study Guide 2018-2019: MBLEx Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the MBLEx exam, test tips and strategies, real-world examples, and worked through practice problems. Ascencia¿s MBLEx book covers: The Foundation of MassageState LicensingThe History of Swedish MassageSwedish Massage: Skills and Modalities EthicsThe Role of EthicsRelationship between Therapist and ClientScope of PracticeProfessional Communication Professional PracticeHIPAA and ConfidentialityClient RecordsEquipment and SuppliesThe TherapistGrowing and Maintaining a Business Anatomy and PhysiologyThe Twelve Human Systems and Their FunctionsEnergy BodyThe MeridiansKinesiology Pathology and ContraindicationPathologyContraindication Massage and its BenefitsThe Benefits of TouchMassage ModalitiesHydrotherapy (Hot and Cold Therapies) Ascencia¿s MBLEx study guide also includes two full MBLEx practice tests, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day. About Ascencia Test PrepWith healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

Theory Practice of Therapeutic Massage

Author: Mark F. Beck
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285187556
Release Date: 2016-03-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic procedure, athletic massage, massage in medicine, and more. Providing a fresh new design, updated terminology and expanded content on topics such as research literacy and business administration, this new edition provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful massage therapist and will be a reference that users can count on throughout their careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Lorna Maughan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1481223798
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Education

Massage-Exam, known for its exceptional MBLEx exam preparation website, has now made a selection of MBLEx practice questions available in printed form. 250 questions, answers, and rationales formulated from Massage curriculum textbooks listed on the MBLEx bibliography, will help you understand where you need to focus your attention prior to taking the actual licensing exam. The practice questions cover all categories of the MBLEx exam including Client Assessment & Benefits & Affects of Techniques, Pathology with Contraindications & Cautions, Massage History, Ethics, Boundaries, Laws & Regulations, Professional Practice, Kinesiology, and Anatomy & Physiology. Along with the practice questions comes a study guide that explains how multiple choice questions are constructed as well as advice and insider tips for passing the MBLEx exam. Lorna Maughan - LMP, is an author and instructor at Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive massage examination preparation available through online and print. We work hard to instill confidence in our subscribers with comprehensive test preparation and an awesome customer relation staff, to help build upon their working knowledge of the art of massage. This MBLEx exam preparation guide is a small example of this goal.

Ethics for Massage Therapists

Author: Terrie Yardley-Nohr
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781753395
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This text gives instructors and students a structured format for teaching and learning ethics and standards of practice for massage therapy. Discussion topics include core industry standards of practice, laws, morals, rules, and regulations. It is an ideal textbook for ethics courses in massage therapy programs and prepares students for the ethics questions on the National Certification Exam. The book guides students through the process of putting ethical standards into practice, and explains what is expected of them in a professional setting. Role-playing exercises and example scenarios prepare students for situations and dilemmas that arise in practice.

Touch and Stretch

Author: Toru Namikoshi
Publisher: Kodansha
ISBN: 4817090049
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Health & Fitness

No more bad backs, stiff necks, or sore shoulders! Now a revered shiatsu expert shares his leisurely yet effective technique for alleviating muscular discomfort and other conditions. Combining Japanese digital pressure massage (shiatsu) with gentle stretching exercises, his system extends and limbers muscles simultaneously thus avoiding the usual muscular pains or injuries. This invaluable book provides easy instruction for warm ups, basics, and optimal manual manipulation. A clear text and profuse diagrams cover multifold health benefits, from inducing calm to improving circulatory and nervous systems, to preventing such ailments as arteriosclerosis, insomnia, ringing in the ears, and headaches. A special section offers tips on adding fun to daily treatments. At last, you can look and feel better with a regimen that requires no special equipment and needs so little space or time it can fit even the busiest schedule.

How to Start a Home based Massage Therapy Business

Author: Shirley Philbrick
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762792634
Release Date: 2012-12-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Massage therapists need basic, practical business advice such as low to mid-cost marketing techniques, taxes, and recordkeeping, but there is also no denying the benefits of “been there, done that” information that can only come from someone else’s experience. How to Start a Home-based Massage Therapy Business offers a gold mine of tips and ideas that can lessen the learning curve, stimulate thinking outside-the-box, and increase the odds of having a wildly successful practice.

Get Started In Massage Teach Yourself

Author: Denise Whichello Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444129335
Release Date: 2010-01-29
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Starting by helping you to understand what's happening in your body, Get Started in Massage will give you practical guidance on how to use massage for therapeutic and healing purposes. Step-by-step guides with diagrams and a breakdown of which oils to use and when accompany sections on sports injuries, massage for pregnancy and babies, and self-massage in this no-nonsense guide to an effective healing art. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of massage. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012

Author: Andrew Birch
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849687058
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Computers

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012 is a guide that will help you better understand the principles of Sure Step Methodology and enable you to utilize these in a practical and pragmatic way when implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.If you are a Dynamics AX consultant, developer, or in a customer resources or sales role that requires guidance and knowledge of the AX business solution space, or the delivery of an AX business solution that meets or exceeds the expectations of your organization, then this book is ideal for you. Basic experience of Dynamics AX and Sure Step is required.

Encyclopedia of Thai Massage

Author: C. Pierce Salguero
Publisher: Findhorn Press
ISBN: 9781844094936
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Drawing from Thai history, cultural studies, Buddhist religion, and yogic practices, as well as a modern understanding of anatomy and physiology, this guidebook bridges the gap between theory and practice while presenting bodywork as it is understood in Thailand—as a therapeutic medical science. Presenting detailed analysis of each step in a Thai massage routine, the history, spiritual traditions, and ethical codes are offered in an engaging, informal style. Numerous photographs and diagrams illustrate the variety of techniques used, and examples of routines for treating specific disorders are discussed. Updated with new layout, photos, and expanded text, this exhaustive handbook is complete with a section on the main energy meridians and diagrams of acupressure points, making it the perfect tool to accompany anyone studying this popular healing modality.

NCLEX PN Exam Prep

Author: Wilda Rinehart
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780133830576
Release Date: 2014-11-26
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine that accompanies the print book. Score Higher on the NCLEX-PN® Exam! We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam Study Tips like the advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide you with hints and strategies that will help you reduce your mistakes on the exam Comprehensive discussion of all subject areas covered on the NCLEX-PN® Exam Practice Questions that include detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers–so you can learn the material from your success and mistakes COMPREHENSIVE! Succeed with comprehensive learning and practice tests Master the NCLEX-PN® exam materials in all tested subject areas Prepare with four comprehensive practice tests Analyze your test readiness and areas for further study with topic-focused chapter tests Learn important test-taking strategies to maximize your score and diminish your anxiety Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8 Professional; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB hard disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam ; access to the Internet to register and download xam databases NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN), which does not sponsor or endorse this product.

Aromatherapy Basics

Author: Penny Keay
ISBN: 098221426X
Release Date: 2013

Everyone needs to begin. But where do you start? The Aromatherapy Basics book will help you begin the journey that will last a lifetime. You'll learn about aromatherapy starting with a little history, what it is, how it works. You'll read about a few of the most commonly used essential oils and their safe use. Information on how to use them, including a few recipes. There is beginners help with blending and a list of supplies to get started. Charts to help measure and figure percentages. This book is here to give you a 'basic introduction' into the wonderful world of aromatherapy. Let your Journey begin now!

Massage Therapy

Author: Susan G. Salvo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323239714
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Medical

Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, this comprehensive text provides a solid foundation in massage therapy and manual therapy. Includes case studies, expanded rehabilitation content, an emphasis on kinesiology, coverage of Thai massage, lines drawings, and over 700 full-color illustrations.--From publisher description.