Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists 3rd Edition
Stock #BK0233
Format: Paperback
Length: 505 pp.
Price: $75.95

Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition
by Susan G. Salvo

Written by a massage instructor and practitioner, Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition provides complete pathology information with specific massage considerations in one convenient text! You'll discover how to adapt massage techniques to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and ensure the safety of your clients for a wide range of medical conditions. Special stoplight icons accompany each condition to let you know when massage is: Indicated (Green Light), Locally contraindicated (Yellow Light) or Absolutely contraindicated (Red Light).


  • NEW! Chapter on Aging and Massage focuses on understanding and adapting treatment for this growing segment of the population.
  • NEW! 911 boxes prepare you for emergency situations, and new Caution boxes provide tips on prevention.
  • NEW! Chat Room boxes give readers a break with fun quotes, reminders, statistics, and more.
  • NEW! Think About It, Discussion, and Webquest boxes use mini case studies, small group dialogue, and online research to engage readers in active learning.
  • More than 750 vibrant, full-color photos and illustrations (with nearly 300 NEW images!) help readers to visualize pathologies they will encounter in practice and understand concepts behind disease.
  • Treatment sections provide information about the standard medical treatments for each pathology, and Massage Considerations cover the impact, precautions, and adaptations needed during massage. Evolve resources offer free, online access to games, quizzes, animations, and other engaging learning activities.