Massage Desk Reference by David Kuoch
MDR is a comprehensive clinical guide for both Eastern and Western modalities to empower massage practitioners to become highly effective in treatment and successful in their practice. It presents detailed charts and step-by-step, clearly illustrated instructions on everything from traditional massage to shiatsu/acupressure, Thai massage and Tui Na. Extremely popular with clinicians, students and practitioners, this 458-page clinical reference book is essential for all massage therapists.
MDR includes chapters on: Acupressure/Shiatsu, Swedish and Deep Tissue, Thai massage, Tui Na, Reflexology, Lymphatic, Energy Work, Anatomy, Pain Patterns, Qi Gong, Exercises, Food as Medicine, Drugs, Botanical, and Clinical Tools and Resources for Western Medicine. As a pocket reference, it’s easy to understand, well organized and durable— compact enough to be taken anywhere. With all the invaluable information it offers, MDR belongs on the shelf of every massage therapist.