Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1 (CRPS1) Handbook
Part of the NAT "Handbook" series, the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1 Handbook is designed for manual therapists who wish to expand their practice by offering the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1. 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 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1 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 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that usually occurs after a trauma or injury to one of your limbs.
The cause is believed to be due to the malfunction of or damage to the peripheral and central nervous system (CNS) or perhaps even the blood supplies to the nerves themselves.
Here we focus on CRPS1 - for the upper extremity.
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses
The Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1 Handbook - a Part of the NAT "Handbook" Series; $14.95
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