Complementary Therapies and Wellness: Practice Essentials for Holistic Health Care

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Authoritively written by a collection of expert contributors, this book provides practical information about complementary care and wellness in addition to specific information about many therapeutic approaches that therapists use.

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Complementary Therapies and Wellness is the essential text for practical information about complementary care and wellness. Jodi Carlson and a team of leading experts in the field have compiled a complete resource for specific information about the many therapeutic approaches including reflexology, meditation, shiatsu, tai chi, yoga, and more. Comprehensive and complete, it also details all of the "need-to-know" basics from a historical summation to legal implications and documentation.

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  • Cutting edge content, authoritatively written by leading authors.
  • Comprehensive coverage of the many methods and modalities that are used in physical and occupational practice.
  • Detailed discussion of foundational principles including Asian medical systems, energy therapies, and mind/body interventions.
  • Application of principles to various groups of people and/or problems.
  • Chapter-ending review questions.
  • Focus Boxes highlight key issues within each chapter.
  • Detailed Appendix with additional holistic therapies and resources.

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"Jodi L. Carlson, " M.S., O.T.R./L., Associate Editor, "Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics;" home health care therapist. (Chapter 1, "Basic Concepts," and Chapter 11, "Introduction to Mind-Body Interventions")

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