Mechanical Low Back Pain Handbook
Part of the NAT "Handbook" series, the Mechanical Low Back Pain Handbook is designed for manual therapists who wish to expand their practice by offering the treatment of Mechanical Low Back Pain. 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 Mechanical Low Back Pain 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 Mechanical Low Back Pain
Mechanical lower back pain (LBP) is a common disorder which refers to any type of back pain caused by strain on muscles of the vertebral column and abnormal stress. Around 80% are affected by mechanical LBP at some point in their lives.
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses
The Mechanical Low Back Pain Handbook - a Part of the NAT "Handbook" Series; $14.95
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