Canine Medical Massage: Techniques and Clinical Applications by Narda G. Robinson [PDF]

Evidence supports the positive effect of massage and soft-tissue therapy on a range of clinical conditions, including hip dysplasia, osteoarthritis, and epilepsy and clients are increasingly asking for it. Whether you re a veterinarian, veterinary technician, or a human massage therapist thinking of expanding your practice to animals, Canine Medical Massage: Techniques and Clinical Applications will help you master this growing area of study. The only full-length book on canine medical massage, this resource features: massage treatment techniques for canine patients; sample massage sequences for specific anatomic regions and patient populations, including canine athletes; conditions that benefit from massage, organized by body system; and an overview of nutritional supplements and other services that complement canine medical massage. Learn assessment and examination models, reinforce your knowledge of treatment techniques, and discover business self-care tips for canine massage practitioners with this comprehensive text.