Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction | The Trigger Point Manual Vol.1 Upper Half of BodyOpen or CloseThis Second Edition presents introductory general information on all trigger points and also detailed descriptions of single muscle syndromes for the upper half of the body. It includes 107 new drawings, a number of trigger point release techniques in addition to spray and stretch, and a new chapter on intercostal muscles and diaphragm.
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Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction | The Trigger Point Manual Vol.2 Lower Half of BodyOpen or CloseVolume 1 provided a thorough understanding of what myofascial pain actually is, and discussed the approach to effective diagnosis and treatment of the syndrome from the waist up.
This second volume offers the same effective approach for the lower body muscles. It includes features and reviews of special topics not discussed in other literature.
These include an extensive review of the causes of functional scoliosis, and how to identify them clinically; a review of the lower limb length inequality that details radiographic techniques for for accurate measurement; how to examine intrapelvic muscles for trigger points; a topographical guide that simplifies distinguishing the three gluteal muscles and the piriformis muscle when palpating trigger points; the muscular origin of pain in sciatic, gluteal and perineal distributions; and an examination of the complexity of adductor longus muscle which helps explain why its importance is easily overlooked.
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Travell & Simons’ Trigger Point Flip ChartsOpen or CloseVolumes 1 and 2 of Drs. Travell and Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual have been hailed as the definitive references on myofascial pain and locating trigger points. Now all the upper and lower extremity pain patterns and their corresponding trigger points are clearly illustrated on convenient flip charts, ideal for patient education.
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Back Trouble | A New Approach to Prevention and RecoveryOpen or CloseEasy-to-follow guide can help you overcome back, neck and shoulder pain by turning everyday movements into practical therapy. Based on the Alexander Technique, a medically recognized alternative to ice packs, heat, ultrasound, traction, bed rest, medication, and surgery. Can also help whiplash, sciatica and disc trouble. 200 photos and drawings.
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Pain and Profits | The History of the Headache and Its Remedies In AmericaOpen or CloseThis is the story of how a common ailment - the headache - became the centre of a multibillion dollar pharmaceutical industry in the United States. Despite the increasing authority of the medical profession in the 20th century, treatment of this condition has remained largely in the hands of the public.
Using the headache as a case study, and advertising as a significant source of information, Jan McTavish traces the beginnings of the modern over-the-counter industry.
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