Achilles Tendinitis Handbook
Part of the NAT "Handbook" series, the Achilles Tendinitis Handbook is designed for manual therapists who wish to expand their practice by offering the treatment of Achilles Tendinitis. 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 Achilles Tendinitis 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 Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendinitis is characterised by an injury to the achilles tendon mostly due to overuse. The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, connecting your calf muscles to your heel bone. It is used in many activities such as walking, running and jumping and unfortunately, is commonly injured.
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses
The Achilles Tendinitis Handbook - a Part of the NAT "Handbook" Series; $14.95
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