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This unique book contains not only essential information on the anatomical locations of points and the applicable acupuncture techniques. It describes other pertinent methods of treatment and delineates larger areas where the points can be activated by manual pressure, guasha, magnet therapy, moxibustion and cupping.
This book is a must for any physical therapist involved in the treatment of patients, athletes, or indeed anyone who may present with any type of sports related injury, albeit peripheral limbs, trunk and/or cervical spine pain. A Practical Guide to Kinesiology Taping has also been written for athletes and coaches who want to have a better understanding of how and when to apply these taping principles. Gibbons takes you on an educational journey as he guides you, step by step, through the entire process of taping by first marking an area of dysfunction, then preparing and cutting tape, followed by application with variants for specific problems.
Alignment Matters Revised Ed. contains the first five years of her posts. It is organized to function as a primer to alignment and better movement, and also to Bowman’s more complex books. Starting with the feet and working all the way up to the head, her clear, engaging essays take you on an enjoyable and unconventional ride through the human body, and include stretches, habit modifications, spiritual insights, and enough belly laughs to soften even the tightest psoas.
Couch potatoes, professional athletes, and everyone in between all have something to learn about movement. With Alignment Matters, readers will gain a better understanding of the incredible, complex, and always fascinating human body.
An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology 5th edition is a popular and trusted reference providing an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. An essential resource for all those studying aesthetics, cosmetology, and holistic therapies, as well as sports therapy, nursing and para-medicine.
This revised edition of An Introductory Guide to Massage is an accessible reference for students studying towards qualifications in Body and Holistic massage and provides the underpinning knowledge and skills needed for successful massage treatments.
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga now revised and in full four color reproduction, this book remains the most authoritative source correlation the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology. Yoga practitioners, teachers, personal trainers, medical therapists of all kinds, or anyone who is at times curious or troubles about how the body responds to stretching and exercise will find in this book a cornucopia of readable and reliable information.