Key Features:Nearly 300 full-color, high-quality photographs that demonstrate the tests and exercisesA chapter containing The Navigator, a handy reference tool to link the causes,symptoms, tests and exercises for different spinal conditions. The Navigator consists of a fully labeled body diagram in which each numbered body part corresponds to a chart listing the causes and symptoms along with the locations in the book that present the corresponding tests and exercises Online access to spinal assessment forms in PDF formatA troubleshooting section in each chapter that helps physical therapists make the exercises work for all patients
All physical therapists, advanced physical therapy students, and other allied health professionals treating patients with spine issues will find this book an excellent resource throughout their careers.
Utilising her vast experience as a physical therapist and yoga therapist, and the latest advances in the field, Krentzman advises on how to design therapeutic yoga classes for individuals with back pain. She includes information on creating class themes, and never before published sequences from the Purna yoga tradition for alignment based treatment of specific spinal conditions.
With over 300 photos and illustrations, this book enables practitioners to access the benefits of yoga therapy for the treatment of orthopaedic dysfunctions and to promote general spinal health.
Opening with chapters that examine the underlying science of tissue healing and principles of rehabilitation, the book employs a systematic approach, with chapters covering each area of the body, from facial through to ankle and foot injuries. Every chapter includes in-depth discussion and guidance on the treatment of common sports injuries through physiotherapeutic modalities, drawing on the author’s wealth of personal experience and the latest peer-reviewed research.
A complete pedagogical resource, Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries is highly illustrated in full colour, and is an important text for students of sports therapy, physiotherapy, sport medicine and athletic training, interesting further reading for sport and exercise science or kinesiology students with an interest in sports injury, and a crucial reference for practicing physiotherapists and athletic trainers and the related disciplines.