The Massage Connection: Anatomy and Physiology by Kalyani Premkumar MBBS MD MSc CMT PhD

By Kalyani Premkumar MBBS MD MSc CMT PhD

This is the anatomy and body structure textual content written particularly for college students and practitioners of therapeutic massage treatment. This variation integrates therapeutic massage treatment suggestions in the anatomy and body structure content material, together with sections that debate how therapeutic massage interacts with the physique structures. The booklet covers the entire significant physique systems—integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and apprehensive systems—that are an important to powerful therapeutic massage treatment, and offers an summary of different physique platforms to provide scholars a well-rounded realizing of anatomy and physiology.

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A small segment of DNA molecule forms a gene. Each gene determines the traits we inherit from our parents. They also control protein synthesis in each cell. The RNA conveys the message from the gene to the cell and determines the amino acids sequence when proteins are synthesized. High-Energy Compounds All cells require energy to carry out their functions. This energy is derived by catabolism of organic substances in the presence of enzymes. The energy liberated is stored as potential energy in the form of highenergy bonds.

9. Body Cavities. A, Right lateral view; B, Anterior view ent ways—each giving a different view and perspective. Similarly, for a full understanding of the human body, we can study it in many ways. Here, we choose to view the organization of the body at the chemical level, cellular level, tissue level and, finally, the systemic level. More time will be spent at the systemic level, with each system being addressed as one chapter. CHEMICAL LEVEL OF ORGANIZATION Although a therapist seems to work at the systemic level, the benefits of therapy are a result of changes produced at the chemical and cellular levels.

The lowermost, central region of the back is called the sacral region. To locate and relate pain and other problems of the organs lying inside, the abdomen has been divided into many subregions. 8). At times, the abdomen is divided into nine regions, drawing two vertical imaginary lines just medial to the nipples and two horizontal lines, one at the lower part of the rib cage and one joining the anterior prominent part of the hip bones. 7. Body Regions. A, Anterior view; B, Posterior view pogastric regions; (on the left) left hypochondriac, left lateral, and left inguinal or iliac regions (lowermost region on the left).

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