Trigger Point Self-care Manual for Pain-free Movement

Trigger Point Self-care Manual for Pain-free Movement

Book - 2005
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identifies the actions and positions that cause those trigger points to develop, and provides instructions for massaging, treating, and stretching the muscle in order to release it. Book jacket.
In Trigger Point Self-Care Manual Donna Finando presents methods for the healing and prevention of muscular injuries. She identifies the causes of and remedies for areas of muscular tightness and restriction and details many self-care techniques, including precise self-massage, stretching, and the use of wet heat and/or ice. In the fully illustrated reference section, organized by region of the body, she describes the pain associated with trigger points in each muscle of that region,
The vast majority of physical restrictions incurred by active people begin with muscular injuries that are not addressed by the conventional medical approach to orthopedic care. Injuries of this type, while often painful, are generally too minor to warrant splinting, casting, or medication and usually do not prevent participation in physical activities. They do, however, produce discomfort and, over time, frequently lead to more severe pain and noticeable limitations in movement.
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, c2005
ISBN: 1594770808 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 616.74206 FIN
Characteristics: 200 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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