MASSAGE BOOKS WRITTEN BY MARYBETTS SINCLAIR
HYDROTHERAPY FOR BODYWORKERS --second edition
This well-loved classic book covers the history, physiology, and use of hydrotherapy in a massage practice, and is newly revised and updated. Chapter One on the history of Western hydrotherapy includes historical woodcuts, drawings and photographs from pre-Roman days through to today, which showcase the universal and timeless appeal of water treatments.
The next chapter explains the anatomy and physiology involved, and finally updated and expanded chapters teach how to tailor specific treatments for a wide variety of injuries and chronic conditions. Step-by-step directions are given for fifty+ different treatments, with color photos showing real massage therapists and their clients.
Hydrotherapy for Bodyworkers contains hundreds of references, including research articles from medical journals, books, and interviews with patients, doctors, and massage therapists. Case studies of real people seen in massage practices are also included.
Watsu for a child with contractures and spasms ...photo courtesy of Jeff Bisbee (see case history--chapter six)
PEDIATRIC MASSAGE THERAPY
Written for massage therapists, this book covers all of the topics listed above, and much more, including extensive sections on massage and hydrotherapy treatments for well, sick, injured and disabled children. Pediatric Massage Therapy contains over 600 references, including research articles from medical journals, books, and interviews with massage therapists, nurses, doctors, occupational therapists and parents. Many case studies of real children are also included. Drawings, X-Rays and photographs show a wide variety of children.