Robert Byrnes has been providing massage therapy in a professional setting since 1994, and integrates several modalities for a unique treatment that is individualized to each client's needs. He provides therapeutic treatments by appointment in his Phoenix, Arizona office: 602-334-1919.

NCETM / NCETMB Book List

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NCBTMB Licensure Exams (NCETM/NCETMB) Top 24 References

1. Sohn, Tina & Sohn, Robert. Amma Therapy: A Complete Textbook of Oriental Bodywork and Medical Principles. Rochester,VT: Healing Arts Press. 1997.

2. Clemente, Carmine. Anatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human Body, 6th Edition. Hagerstown,MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins. 2010.

3. Clay, J.H., & Pounds, D.M. Basic Clinical Massage Therapy (2nd). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2008.

4. Sohnen-Moe, Cheri. Business Mastery: A Guide for Creating a Fulfilling, Thriving Business and Keeping it Successful (4th). Sohnen-Moe Associates, Inc. 2008.

5. Rattray, Fiona & Ludwig, Linda. Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 Conditions. Elora,ON: Talus Inc., 2001.

6. McIntosh, Nina. Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers, The (3rd).. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins. 2010.

7. Benjamin, Ben & Sohnen-Moe, C. The Ethics of Touch: The Hands-on Practitioner's Guide to Creating a Professional, Safe and Enduring Practice. Sohnen-Moe Associates, Inc.

8. Holey, Elizabeth & Cook, Eileen. Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage: A Practical Guide for Therapists (3rd). St. Louis, MO: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier Health. 2011.

9. Marieb, Elaine & Hoehn, Katja. Human Anatomy & Physiology (10th). San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings/Pearson Education, 2011.

10. Muscolino, Joseph. Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function (2nd). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier, Health Services Division, 2010.

11. Premkumar ,Kalyani. Anatomy & Physiology: The Massage Connection, The (3rd). Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2011.

12. Williams, Anne. Massage Mastery: From Student to Professional. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2012

13. Werner, Ruth. A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology (5th). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012

14. Stillerman, Eileen. Modalities for Massage and Bodywork (1st). Mosby. 2008

15. Fritz, Sandy & Grosenbach, James. Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Pathology (3rd). St. Louis,MO: Mosby/Elsevier, Health Services Division. 2008.

16. Fritz, Sandy. Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage. (5th). Mosby. 2012

17. Muscolino, Joseph. Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, The (3rd). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier, Health Services Division, 2009.

18. Saeger, Jan & Kyle-Brown, Donna.New Foundations in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. New York,NY: McGraw-Hill, Inc. 2007.

19. Osbourne, Carole. Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Prenatal, Labor, and Postpartum Practice. (2nd). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011

20. Tortora, Gerard & Derrickson, Bryan. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (13th). Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons, 2011.

21. Beresford-Cooke, Carola. Shiatsu Theory and Practice (3rd). St. Louis, MO: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier Health. 2010

22. Venes, Donald (Ed.). Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (21st). Philadelphia, PA: F A Davis Co. 2009.

23. Beck, Mark. Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massagee (5th). Independence, KY: Milady/Thomson Delmar, 2010.

24. Biel, Andrew. Trail Guide to the Body (4th). Boulder, CO: Books of Discovery, 2010


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