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Massage Books



Reference books on massage and manual therapy.

-Lessons on Massage | by Margaret D. Palmer
At the earnest and often-repeated request of my pupils, I publish my lessons on massage, in the hope that they and others will find them as useful as they anticipate. The instructions given are founded upon the results of many years' experience, both in teaching and in practical work.
-Massage And The Original Swedish Movements | by Kurre W. Ostrom
Lectures before the Training Schools for Nurses connected with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, German Hospital, Woman's Hospital, Philadelphia Lying-in Charity Hospital, the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine, and the Kensington Hospital for Women, of Philadelphia.
-Lectures On The Use Of Massage | by William H. Bennett
On The Use Of Massage And Early Movements In Recent Fractures And Other Common Surgical Injuries. Sprains And Their Consequences, Rigidity Of The Spine, And The Management Of Stiff Joints.
-Handbook Of Anatomy For Students Of Massage | by Margaret E. Bjorkegren
This book has been compiled with the object of meeting a want, to which my attention was repeatedly called by my students when preparing them for the examinations of the Incorporated Society of Trained Masseuses. No book dealing with Anatomy, especially arranged for students of massage, has yet been written, and I have endeavoured to make good this deficiency to the best of my ability. It is hoped that this small volume will be found to embody all the ground covered by the syllabus of this Society for its examinations in Massage and Swedish Remedial Exercises.
-Massage And Medical Gymnastics | by Emil A. G. Kleen
Massage and Physical Exercises have formed a branch of medical and surgical treatment from time immemorial and in all countries, a fact demonstrated by Dr. Kleen in his historical introduction ; and Dr. Kleen's work is a classic upon the subject which deserves the widest possible circulation throughout the world. Its translation into English may therefore be welcomed as a very real step in the diffusion of scientific knowledge upon these methods of treatment. Naturally the author's views will receive criticism when they come to be read by English-speaking people. Swedish methods of massage and gymnastics are not universally accepted as gospel. Sound and considered criticism is healthy, and Dr. Kleen would himself be the last to raise objection to it. But the great scientific work that has been done by the Swedish schools during the last hundred years has undoubtedly done more to place this branch of treatment upon an acknowledged footing than has that of any other group of workers.
-Massage, Its Principles And Practice | by James B. Mennell
The value of massage as an aid to the orthopaedic treatment of our wounded is now too well established to require defence. It cannot, however, be denied that many of the ideas prevalent as to the methods of its use are often very vague, and surgeons who have made a close enough study of the subject to give definite directions to the masseuse are still fewer than they should be. In these pages we have an exposition of his own observations and practice by a physician, an acknowledged master, whose enthusiasm for his subject is tempered by a wide clinical experience of success and of failure









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