Published June 1, 2004
by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .
Written in English
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Trigger Point is very well written by a talented author, Andy Maslen. Upon reading his bio I was somewhat surprised to find he had not been part of the British Elite Special Air Service because Gabriel Wolfe, his main character is such an accomplished retired soldier of the SAS/5. " written carefully and thoughtfully, as if gently guiding the reader into an intimate understanding of what's happening in the body when a trigger point is present." Charlotte Michael Versagi. The most valuable aspect of the book comes from its highly detailed illustrations, where the illustrator highlighted each body part discussed in red.4/4(5). 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 : New Harbinger Publications. According to Doctors Janet Travell and David Simons in their widely acclaimed medical textbook, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual, myofascial trigger points are tiny contraction knots that develop in a muscle when it is injured or overworked.
Great book - all the trigger points are shown for each muscle by body region in the back, which is really useful when working with clients - it helps them to identify their pain pattern and helps me to prioritise the muscles I work with for the best outcomes for them/5(). Muscle pain matters. Aches and pains are an extremely common medical complaint, 15 and trigger points seem to be a factor in many of them. 16 17 They are involved in headaches (including migraines) 18 19, neck pain and low back pain, and (much) more. What makes trigger points . The Book In Three Sentences “A trigger is any stimulus that reshapes our thoughts and actions”. “We don’t know how to execute a change. There’s a difference between motivation and understanding and . Myofascial trigger point reference including referred pain and muscle diagrams as well as symptoms caused by triggerpoints.
The Concise Book of Trigger Points has set the gold standard for providing a clear understanding of the treatment of trigger points. Designed for the student and practitioner of massage/bodywork, physical therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, sports therapy, and any other health-related field, it functions both as an entry-level textbook and an authoritative reference for even the most experienced therapist. trigger point books and articles, teaching trigger point continuing education classes to health care providers, and specializing in treating pain syndromes by combining dry-needling of trigger points with Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis and Size: 2MB. Trigger-point injection has been shown to be one of the most effective treatment modalities to inactivate trigger points and provide prompt relief of symptoms. (Am FamCited by: Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain Syndrome Muscle knots cause or complicate most of the worlds aches and pain, and this book takes a teach a man to fish approach to treating them. Even if muscle knots are not your main problem, they may be the most treatable part of another problem/5.