Therapeutic Reflexology: A Step-by-Step Guide to Professional Competence

Therapeutic Reflexology: A Step-by-Step Guide to Professional Competence

By: Paula Stone (author)Paperback

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This book teaches all areas of core reflexology knowledge for students in classes or programs at all levels. Paula S. Stone takes a medically sound, anatomical and physiological viewpoint, while acknowledging other holistic paradigms. Beginners will learn the foundations of reflexology history and theory; as well as techniques and sequences carefully supported by case studies and clinical research. Tips, notes, and graduated learning sequences help practitioners progress smoothly to intermediate and advanced clinical skills. Some additional features include: Professionally Produced, Full-Color Reflex Maps More than 200 Color Figures Technique Boxes 18 Step-by-Step Illustrated Protocols 50+ "Information-at-a-Glance" Tables More than 450 Key Terms, Organized Into Specialized Glossaries Tips, Suggestions, Hints, and Insider Knowledge


Part I: Overview of Reflexology Chapter 1: Introduction to Reflexology Chapter 2: Theories of Reflexology Chapter 3: Zone Therapy, Meridian Therapy, and Reflexology Chapter 4: Forms of Reflexology Chapter 5: Reflexology, Massage, and Allied Practices Part II: The Reflexology Practice Chapter 6: Wellness Models Chapter 7: Session Fundamentals and Charting Chapter 8: Reflexology Practice and Business Chapter 9: Self-Care for Reflexologists Part III: Fundamentals of Reflexology Chapter 10: Orientation to the Body Chapter 11: Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot and Leg Chapter 12: Guidelines and Stabilization Chapter 13: Touch, Thumb and Finger Techniques Part IV: Reflexology in Practice Chapter 14: The Body Chapter 15: Integumentary System Chapter 16: Skeletal System Chapter 17: Muscular System Chapter 18: Nervous System Chapter 19: Cardiovascular System Chapter 20: Sensory System Chapter 21: Respiratory System Chapter 22: Endocrine System Chapter 23: Lymphatic System and Immunity Chapter 24: Digestive System Chapter 25: Urinary System Chapter 26: Reproductive System Appendices A: Resources B: Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice C: Charts D: Aromatherapy and Essential Oils E: Table of Health Challenges F: Glossary Biological and Medical Terms Body Orientation and Movement Reflexology and Bodywork Terms Reflexology Techniques Reflexology Reflexes Business and Practice Terms G: Bibliography General Interest Business, Ethics, Philosophy, Intention Reflexology, Massage, and Other Forms of Bodywork Allied Practices Indices Index of Reflexes Index of Tables Index of Figures Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780131579248
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780131579248
  • weight: 953
  • ISBN10: 013157924X

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