John Gibbons is recognized as one of the world s leading authorities in sports medicine. A Practical Guide to Kinesiology Taping, 2nd Ed is a must for any athletic trainer, physical therapist, and athlete involved in the treatment of patients, athletes, or indeed anyone who may present with any type of sports-related injury or common medical condition. This new edition offers self-help techniques to allow the patient to self-treat, where appropriate.
The author 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. This book highlights over 60 specific areas of pain that are identified through individual artistic illustrations that have actually been drawn onto the body, and includes over 40 QR codes to YouTube of practical demonstrations of the key techniques.
About the Author
John Gibbons is a registered osteopath, author and lecturer. He specialises in the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries and supports over 75 sports teams in his busy clinic at the prestigious University of Oxford, as well as teaching to physical therapists throughout interna¬tionally. Gibbons is also the author of A Practical Guide to Kinesiology Taping, Muscle Energy Techniques, The Vital Glutes, Functional Anatomy of the Pelvis and the Sacroiliac Joint, and The Vital Shoulder Complex.