Part of the NAT "Handbook" series, the Sciatica Handbook is designed for manual therapists who wish to expand their practice by offering the treatment of Sciatica. 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 Sciatica 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
Sciatica is an umbrella term given to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. This can include leg pain, sometimes accompanied by tingling, numbness, or weakness.
Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, PTS's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Medical Doctors, Nurses
The Sciatica Handbook - a Part of the NAT "Handbook" Series; $14.95
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