This best selling pathology text for massage therapists is now in full color. Vibrant illustrations and photographs bring concepts to life and help you understand and retain the material. In clear, concise, and accurate terms, you'll learn how the human body works when it is healthy, how it works in the context of disease and dysfunction, and whether massage may be used during the healing process." Now, more than 200 conditions are thoroughly examined, including the definition, etiology, signs and symptoms, common treatment options, and applicability of massage. This third edition comprises the full benefit of the author's clinical experience, collaboration with distinguished professionals, and hundreds of research-based articles offering an indispensable guide for students and practitioners.