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Books on the Theory and Practice of Massage and Bodywork

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Applied Kinesiology : Muscle Response in Diagnosis, Therapy and Preventive Medicine (Thorson's Inside Health Series) by Tom Valentine, Carole Valentine Reissue edition (June 1989) Amer Intl Distribution Corp; ISBN: 0892813288

Beard's Massage by Giovanni De Domenico, Elizabeth C. Wood (Contributor), Gertrude Massage Beard 4th edition (January 15, 1997) W B Saunders Co; ISBN: 072166234X

Bioenergetics by Alexander Lowen (January 1994) Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140194711

Bodies, Health and Consciousness : A Guide to Living Successfully in Your Body Through Rolfing and Yoga by Rosie Spiegel (January 1994) Srg Pub; ISBN: 0963782401

The Body of Life : Creating New Pathways for Sensory Awareness and Fluid Movement by Thomas Hanna (April 1993) Inner Traditions Intl Ltd; ISBN: 0892814810

Body-Centered Psychotherapy : The Hakomi Method : The Integrated Use of Mindfulness, Nonviolence and the Body by Ron Kurtz (January 1997) Liferhythm; ISBN: 0940795183

Compassionate Touch: The Body's Role in Emotional Healing and Recovery by Clyde W. Ford 2 edition (September 1999) Publishers' Group West; ISBN: 1556433077

The Educated Heart: Professional Guidelines for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers and Movement Teachers by Nina McIntosh 1st edition (November 1, 1999) Decatur Bainbridge Press; ISBN: 096741220X

The Endless Web : Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality by R. Louis, PhD Schultz, Rosemary Feitis, Diana Salles (Photographer), Louis R. Schultz, Diana Sallas (Illustrator)(November 1996) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556432283  (not available at amazon)

Fibromyalgia Syndrome : A Practitioner's Guide to Treatment by Leon Chaitow (November 1999) Churchill Livingstone; ISBN: 0443062277

Hands of Light : A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field by Barbara Ann Brennan, Joseph A. Smith (Illustrator) Reissue edition (November 1993) Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap); ISBN: 0553345397

Heart of Listening : A Visionary Approach to Craniosacral Work : Anatomy, Technique, Transcendence by Hugh Milne 2nd edition Vol 001 and 002 (September 1998) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556432801

Healing from Within With Chi Nei Tsang : Applied Chi Kung in Internal Organs Treatment  by Gilles Marin, Michele Chase, Mantak Chia (November 28, 1999) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556433093

Healthy Bones & Joints: A Natural Approach to Treating Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Tendinitis, Myalgia & Bursitis by David Hoffmann, David Hoffman  (July 15, 2000) Storey Books; ISBN: 1580172539

Integrative Manual Therapy : For the Autonomic Nervous System and Related Disorders: Utilizing Advanced Strain and Counterstrain Technique
Thomas Giammateo, Sharon Weiselfish-Giammateo 

Integrative Manual Therapy: For the Upper and Lower Extremities
Thomas Giammateo, Sharon Weiselfish-Giammateo

Job's Body : A Handbook for Bodywork by Deane Juhan, Ken Dychtwald, (December 1998) Barrytown Ltd; ISBN: 1581770227

Light Emerging : The Journey of Personal Healing by Barbara Ann Brennan, Thomas J. Schneider (December 1993) Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap); ISBN: 0553354566

Listen to Your Pain : The Active Person's Guide to Understanding, Identifying, and Treating Pain and Injury by Ben E. Benjamin, Gale Borden (January 1984) Viking Pr; ISBN: 014006687X

The Listening Hand : Self-Healing Through the Rubenfeld Synergy Method of Talk and Touch by Ilana Rubenfeld, Anne Kent Rush (Illustrator), Sylvia Plachy (Photographer) September 12, 2000) Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd); ISBN: 0553111442

Lymphatic Drainage of the Skin and Breast : Locating the Sentinel Nodes
by Roger F. Uren, John F. Thompson, Robert B. Howman-Giles (November 1999) Harwood Academic Pub; ISBN: 9057024101

A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner, Ben E. Benjamin (Editor)2nd edition (2002) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; ISBN: 078173293X

Milady's Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage by Mark F. Beck 3nd edition (March 11, 1999) Delmar Publishers; ISBN: 1562535366.  Basic massage theory for beginners.

Milady's Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage Workbook 3rd edition (March 1999) Milady Pub Corp; ISBN: 156253405X

Medicine Hands : Massage Therapy for People With Cancer by Gayle MacDonald, Findhorn Press;  ISBN: 1899171770

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage by Sandy Fritz 2nd edition (August 1999) Mosby-Year Book; ISBN: 0323006779

Mosby's Basic Science for Soft Tissue and Movement Therapies by Sandy Fritz, Kathleen Maison Paholsky, M. James Grosenbach; 1st edition (January 15, 1999) Mosby-Year Book; ISBN: 0323002846 ;

Moving Medicine : The Life and Work of Milton Trager, M.D. by Jack Liskin October 1996) Talman Company; ISBN: 0882681966

Palpation Skills : Assessment and Diagnosis Through Touch by Leon Chaitow, Viola Frymann (Introduction), Graeme Chambers (Illustrator)(May 1996) Churchill Livingstone; ISBN: 0443053200

Pre and Perinatal Massage Therapy : A Comprehensive Practioners' Guide to Pregnancy, Labor, Postpartum by Carole Osborne-Sheets (July 1998) Body Therapy Associates; ISBN: 0966558502 (hard to find)

Rolfing : Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being by Ida P. Rolf, Ron Thompson (November 1990) Inner Traditions Intl Ltd; ISBN: 0892813350

Rolfing and Physical Reality by Ida Pauline Rolf, Rosemary Feitis (Editor)(December 1990) Inner Traditions Intl Ltd; ISBN: 0892813806

Rolfing : Stories of Personal Empowerment by Brian Anson (Editor), Brian Anson 2 edition (September 1998) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556432933 

Save Your Hands! Injury Prevention for Massage Therapists by Lauriann Greene, Robert A. Greene (April 11, 2000) Gilded Age Press; ISBN: 0967954908

Soft-Tissue Manipulation : A Practitioner's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction and Reflex Activity by Leon. Chaitow (December 1990) Astrologers Library; ISBN: 0892812761

Soft Tissue Pain and Disability by Rene Cailliet 3nd edition (January 15, 1996) F A Davis Co; ISBN: 0803601107

Somatics : Reawakening the Mind's Control of Movement, Flexibility, and Health by Thomas Hanna, Tom Hanna (July 1988) Perseus Pr; ISBN: 0201079798

Spacious Body : Explorations in Somatic Ontology by Jeffrey Maitland  (October 1995) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556431880

 Strain CounterStrain by Lawrence H. Jones, Randall S. Kusunose, Edward K. Goering Spiral edition (August 1, 1995) Jones Strain-CounterStrain, Inc.; ISBN: 0964513544

Tappan's Handbook Of Healing Massage Techniques: Classic, Holistic, And Emerging Methods by Frances M. Tappan, Patricia J. Benjamin 3nd edition (January 15, 1998) Prentice Hall; ISBN: 083853676X

Technical Manual of Deep Wholistic Bodywork : Postural Integration by Jack W. Painter Bodymind Books; ASIN: 0938405055 Out of Print

Tendon and Ligament Healing : A New Approach Through Manual Therapy by William Weintraub (August 1999) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556432836

Touch for Health : A Practical Guide to Natural Health Using Acupressure Touch and Massage to Improve Postural Balance and Reduce Physical and Mental by John F. Thie, Keith Marks (Photographer) Spl Rev ex edition (December 1979) Devorss & Co; ISBN: 0875161804 ;

Touching : The Human Significance of the Skin by Ashley Montagu 3rd edition (October 1986) HarperCollins (paper); ISBN: 0060960280

Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction : The Trigger Point Manual by David G., Md. Simons, Janet G., Md. Travell, Lois S. Simons  2 Volume Set edition (November 1998) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; ISBN: 0683307711

Tsubo : Vital Points for Oriental Therapy by Katsusuke Serizawa (August 1998) Japan Pubns; ISBN: 087040900X

Understanding Sports Massage by Patricia J. Benjamin, Scott P. Lamp (February 1996) Human Kinetics Pub; ISBN: 0873229762 ;

What's Really Wrong With You : A Revolutionary Look at How Muscles Affect Your Health by Thomas Griner, Maxine Nunes (January 1996) Avery Penguin Putnam; ISBN: 0895296586

Your Inner Physician and You : Craniosacral Therapy and Somatoemotional Release, 2nd Ed. by John E. Upledger (September 1997) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556432461

Zero Balancing : Touching the Energy of Bone by John Hamwee, Fritz Smith (May 2000) North Atlantic Books; ISBN: 1556433352

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