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Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-52-1
2
412
230 colour photographs and drawings
276 x 220 mm
Not yet published
17 September 2020
12 October 2020
Handspring Publishing

£49.95 GBP / $65.00 USD

Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy

Hydrotherapy for Bodyworkers, 2nd Edition

Improving outcomes with water therapies

£49.95 GBP / $65.00 USD Free delivery in the UK and USA

Claim 10% discount off your copy of Hydrotherapy for Bodyworkers, 2nd Edition when you preorder using coupon code sinclairprepub

This is the second edition of a highly successful book, first published in 2008. It is written by a well-known and respected American massage therapist who is both a teacher and a practitioner so knows what the learner needs to know.

Watch MaryBetts Sinclair welcome publication of the beautiful new edition of her book. Listen as she clearly explains what is new for the second edition and why it is the most comprehensive guide available for bodyworkers who want to incorporate water therapies into their clinical or therapeutic practice.

 

The new second edition is in full color and is highly illustrated with many new photos and line diagrams. As MaryBetts describes above, features of the new edition include:

    • Fully revised and updated content
    • Updated scientific research
    • Inclusion of new treatments, including sensory stimulation foot bath, charcoal pack, hot towel roll, ‘the World’s Best Back Massage’ sequence, local charcoal bath, anti-inflammatory leg wrap, Epsom salt compress, heat lamp, heat-trapping compress
    • Increased coverage of incorporating herbs and essential oils into treatments
    • Increased coverage of hydrotherapy and pain relief
    • Many new case histories
    • More illustrations, including color for the first time
    • More review questions
    • More home hydrotherapy handouts for clients to help them make progress between sessions

Introduction to hydrotherapy

Effects of hydrotherapy

Preparing to give hydrotherapy treatments

Fomentations, hot packs, compresses and other local heat treatments

Cold packs, compresses and ice massage: local cold applications

Immersion baths

Hot air baths

Showers

Body wraps

Friction treatments

Hydrotherapy self-treatments for health and wellness

Hydrotherapy and massage for musculoskeletal injuries

Hydrotherapy and massage for non-injury conditions

Appendix A – Simple hydrotherapy record and self-treatment handouts

Appendix B – Pool therapy

Appendix C – Hyperthermia

Appendix D – Answers to chapter review questions

Index

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MaryBetts SINCLAIR

MaryBetts Sinclair has been a massage therapist and teacher since 1975 .

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Now available for pre-order at Handspring Publishing

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View sample pages here

This is the second edition of a highly successful book, first published in 2008. It is written by a well-known and respected American massage therapist who is both a teacher and a practitioner so knows what the learner needs to know.

Watch MaryBetts Sinclair welcome publication of the beautiful new edition of her book. Listen as she clearly explains what is new for the second edition and why it is the most comprehensive guide available for bodyworkers who want to incorporate water therapies into their clinical or therapeutic practice.

 

The new second edition is in full color and is highly illustrated with many new photos and line diagrams. As MaryBetts describes above, features of the new edition include:

    • Fully revised and updated content
    • Updated scientific research
    • Inclusion of new treatments, including sensory stimulation foot bath, charcoal pack, hot towel roll, ‘the World’s Best Back Massage’ sequence, local charcoal bath, anti-inflammatory leg wrap, Epsom salt compress, heat lamp, heat-trapping compress
    • Increased coverage of incorporating herbs and essential oils into treatments
    • Increased coverage of hydrotherapy and pain relief
    • Many new case histories
    • More illustrations, including color for the first time
    • More review questions
    • More home hydrotherapy handouts for clients to help them make progress between sessions

Introduction to hydrotherapy

Effects of hydrotherapy

Preparing to give hydrotherapy treatments

Fomentations, hot packs, compresses and other local heat treatments

Cold packs, compresses and ice massage: local cold applications

Immersion baths

Hot air baths

Showers

Body wraps

Friction treatments

Hydrotherapy self-treatments for health and wellness

Hydrotherapy and massage for musculoskeletal injuries

Hydrotherapy and massage for non-injury conditions

Appendix A – Simple hydrotherapy record and self-treatment handouts

Appendix B – Pool therapy

Appendix C – Hyperthermia

Appendix D – Answers to chapter review questions

Index

Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-52-1
2
412
230 colour photographs and drawings
276 x 220 mm
Not yet published
17 September 2020
Handspring Publishing

£49.95 GBP / $65.00 USD

Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy

Claim 10% discount off your copy of Hydrotherapy for Bodyworkers, 2nd Edition when you preorder using coupon code sinclairprepub

MaryBetts SINCLAIR

MaryBetts Sinclair has been a massage therapist and teacher since 1975 .

Read More ›