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The trigger point therapy workbook : your self-treatment guide for pain relief, Clair Davies, NCTMB, and Amber Davies, LMT, NCTMB ; foreword by David G. Simons, MD

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The trigger point therapy workbook : your self-treatment guide for pain relief
Title
The trigger point therapy workbook
Title remainder
your self-treatment guide for pain relief
Statement of responsibility
Clair Davies, NCTMB, and Amber Davies, LMT, NCTMB ; foreword by David G. Simons, MD
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Trigger point therapy is one of the fastest-growing and most effective pain therapies in the world. Medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, and massage therapists are all beginning to use this technique to relieve patients' formerly undiagnosable muscle and joint pain, both conditions that studies have shown to be the cause of nearly 25 percent of all doctor visits.This book addresses the problem of myofascial trigger points--tiny contraction knots that develop in a muscle when it is injured or overworked. Restricted circulation and lack of oxygen in these points cause referred pain. Massage of the trigger is the safest, most natural, and most effective form of pain therapy. Trigger points create pain throughout the body in predictable patterns characteristic to each muscle, producing discomfort ranging from mild to severe. Trigger point massage increases circulation and oxygenation in the area and often produces instant relief.The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook, Third Edition, has made a huge impact among health professionals and the public alike, becoming an overnight classic in the field of pain relief. This edition includes a new chapter by the now deceased author, Clair Davies' daughter, Amber Davies, who is passionate about continuing her father's legacy. The new edition also includes postural assessments and muscle tests, an illustrated index of symptoms, and clinical technique drawings and descriptions to assist both practitioners and regular readers in assessing and treating trigger points.If you have ever suffered from, or have treated someone who suffers from myofascial trigger point pain, this is a must-have book"--
  • "This new edition of the bestselling Trigger Point Therapy Workbook outlines user-friendly and updated methods of self-massage to help relieve pain. This edition also contains new techniques, drawings, and tips to help readers find and treat trigger points"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Clair
Dewey number
615.8/222
Index
index present
LC call number
RZ265.M8
LC item number
D38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davies, Amber
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Myofascial pain syndromes
  • Acupuncture points
  • Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Massage
Target audience
adult
Label
The trigger point therapy workbook : your self-treatment guide for pain relief, Clair Davies, NCTMB, and Amber Davies, LMT, NCTMB ; foreword by David G. Simons, MD
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781608824946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013014435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013014435
  • 1049520
Label
The trigger point therapy workbook : your self-treatment guide for pain relief, Clair Davies, NCTMB, and Amber Davies, LMT, NCTMB ; foreword by David G. Simons, MD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781608824946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013014435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013014435
  • 1049520

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