A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology, 7th Edition, eTextbook


Treat clients with health conditions—safely, effectively, confidently.

Author: Ruth Werner, BCTMB

Ruth Werner’s best-selling A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology is a highly regarded, comprehensive resource that sets the standard for pathology instruction. Written for massage therapy students, this groundbreaking textbook serves up a comprehensive review of the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and disorders.

Focused on evidence-informed massage therapy, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology:

  • Prepares students to make treatment choices that result in optimal outcomes for clients living with a wide range of conditions.
  • Helps students acquire the knowledge and develop the critical-thinking skills needed to positively impact healing processes.
  • Readies students to work independently or on a health care team.
  • Makes pathology relatable, fascinating, and understandable.

Organized by body system, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology includes compare-and- contrast charts that list similar conditions side-by-side, allowing students to easily discern the differences. Practical reference tables summarize the benefits, risks, and massage therapy options for each condition.

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This digital version allows you to bookmark pages, enlarge images, highlight text, and make notes through VitalSource Bookshelf. In addition, an easy-to-navigate table of contents helps you quickly find the chapter or term you’re looking for. Compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, Android tablets, and some versions of the Kindle Fire.

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