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Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries: A Guide for Students and Therapists

The fifth edition of the retitled Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries sharpens its focus on the treatment of sports injuries, providing the most complete evidence-based guide for physiotherapists, sports therapists and medical practitioners working with athletes.

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Back Rehabilitation: Core Stability Re-examined

Low back pain affects most of us at some time, and exercise is key to both its prevention and treatment. Critically appraising work from several approaches to produce an integrated, practical approach suitable for day-to-day clinicians and personal trainers, this essential guide looks at the science and practice of designing and teaching the best exercise programmes for this common condition

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Acupuncture Pocketbook Second Edition

This handy pocketbook has a fresh colourful design, with colour line drawings used throughout detailing over 380 separate points.  Colour tabs are used to differentiate each meridian, simplifying the point search process. New figures enhance clarity with important surface anatomy relations clearly show.  Point usage and needling technique is described, and points are grouped regionally for ease of selection.  Both Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TM) indications are used. Tables list point categories and conditions are indexed.

Customer Reviews

"A thorough guide to sports and soft tissue injuries. As a newly qualified sports massage therapist this book gives me a great reference point and understanding with clear illustrations."

Customer

"This is a great resource for both students and experienced clinicians. As a musculoskeletal physiotherapist i found this book very informative and with lots of clinical gems. I have previously attended one of Dr Norris's courses, he is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced clinician."

Customer

"This book is an excellent comprehensive guide for assessing and treating injuries. Lots of research, expert opinion and practical treatment options. Highly Recommended."

Customer

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition which can cause pins and needles, aching, or numbness in your hand and fingers.  It affects middle aged people more (40-60 years), and women more commonly than men. Between 50-65% of cases occur bilaterally....

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Over Training Syndrome

Over Training Syndrome

To be effective, training has to be progressive.  This means that your body will change (adapt) to the stresses that an exercise places on it (overload).  Take as an example an arm curl action in the gym.  If you lifted 5kg, that is probably less than...

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Ilio Tibial Band Syndrome

Ilio Tibial Band Syndrome

Ilio Tibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is a painful condition which can affect the outside of the knee or hip.  In runners, when pain occurs on the outside of the knee it is often termed ‘runners knee’ and when at the hip, ‘clicking hip’.  Studies have shown the...

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Yoga as Therapy

Yoga as Therapy

Yoga is a traditional exercise form which is said to have existed for thousands of years, but over the last 20 years we have seen a rapid grown in yoga classes in the Western world with this type of exercise becoming the latest exercise fashion.  In parallel with...

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Sports Injuries Self Treatment

Sports Injuries Self Treatment

We all know the situation.  Training is going well, and suddenly you trip over a tree root when out running and twist your ankle, or pull something in the gym.  The action you take next is important, because it can dictate how long you are away from...

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What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture?

History Acupuncture is generally believed to have started in China, with the first systemised record being The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine published in 100BC.  Prior to this time sharpened stones (Bian stones) have been found, and the evidence...

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Heel Pain – Chronic Plantar heel pain (CPHP)

Heel Pain – Chronic Plantar heel pain (CPHP)

What is it Heel pain, or as it is officially known Chronic Plantar heel pain (CPHP) is usually a change in the nature of the tissue within the sole of your foot, attaching to your heel bone called the Plantarfascia.  This structure acts as a strong guidewire...

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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a cause of persistent pain around the medial malleolus.  It is also a leading cause of flat foot disorders, especially in seniors.  The prevalence rate is 3.3% in the over 40’s, which is actually  greater...

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Knee Arthritis

Knee Arthritis

Knee pain is a common complaint, especially in the over 50’s.  Studies have shown that almost half of over 50’s complain of pain in the knee, and in about 25% it lasts for a prolonged period, being termed chronic (Urquhart et al 2015).  Chronic knee pain can...

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Kneecap pain

Kneecap pain

Pain around the kneecap, officially termed patellofemoral pain (PFP) accounts for up to 17% of knee pain seen generally, and up to 40% of knee problems seen in the sporting population (Crossley et al 2016), with up to 7% of adolescents between the ages of 15-19 years...

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