Save Your Hands: Injury Prevention for Massage Therapists Paperback – 1 Apr 2000
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"Don't start massaging before reading this book! Lauriann . . . has researched the topic thoroughly and compiled an excellent text." -- Colin Morley, Australian Massage Therapy Association, AMTA Newsletter review
"This book will soon be required reading for every student, practitioner, teacher and Education Director in the massage field." -- -- David Palmer, Executive Director, TouchPro Institute of Chair Massage, author The Bodywork Entrepreneur
After clapping their hands in applauding the publication of this common sense book, massage therapists . . . owe it a careful reading. -- Rafael Tuburon, Editor, Massage Therapy Journal
Don't start massaging before reading this book! It should be compulsory reading for all therapists looking to work in the profession for most of their career. -- Australian Massage Therapy Association Newsletter, July 1996
Save Your Hands! is a readable, informative reference . . . The book should be read by all who perform massage therapy. -- Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 1996, review by Joseph Bosco, M.D.
This book should be essential reading for any massage therapist who is beginning to experience symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. -- Massage Magazine, May/June 1997, review by Maja Evans
From the Publisher
A recently published study showed that over 75% of massage therapists encounter symptoms of injury during their careers. Save Your Hands! is the most complete and comprehensive source of information on injury prevention and self-care fo massage therapists available. In an easy-to-read, illustrated format, Save Your Hands will help you protect your investment in this rewarding career. Stay healthy with exercises and stretches designed specifically for massage therapists to keep you in shape to do massage, learn the warning signs of injury and treatments options to recover from injury, and find out how to deal with the stress and demands of massage school and a professional practise. To prevent injury, you need much more than just good body mechanics - you need to be armed with the knowledge you'll find in Save Your Hands! Save Your Hands! is used by hundreds of massage schools in seven countries as required or recommended reading.See all Product Description
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