Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Handbook
Part of the NAT "Handbook" series, the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Handbook is designed for manual therapists who wish to expand their practice by offering the treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. It provides a comprehensive guide to the condition, including symptoms, muscles affected, differential diagnosis and how to treat it using trigger point therapy techniques, taping, exercise and more.
The Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Handbook includes a treatment plan with a series of exercises and stretches that the therapist can show the client to do between treatments. It covers recommended lifestyle changes as well as which sports are recommended and which to avoid.
An excellent reference tool for any manual therapist.
Each Handbook is fully illustrated.
What is included?
- Description of condition
- Muscles affected
- Trigger points and pain maps
- Differential Diagnosis
- Treatment program (Ischemic compression techniques, deep stroking massage, muscle energy techniques, taping, stretching and strengthening exercises)
- Treatment Assessment
- Lifestyle changes
- More about Trigger Point Therapy
About Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome occurs when nerves and/or blood vessels become compressed in their passageway through the thoracic outlet which sits between your collarbone and first rib. The thoracic outlet is surrounded by bone, muscle and other tissues.
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses
The Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Handbook - a Part of the NAT "Handbook" Series; $14.95
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