Pain Relief With Trigger Point Self-helpBook - 2011
"Trigger points--tender, painful knots that develop in muscles and tissues--are a common cause of chronic pain. With more than a quarter of all Americans suffering from various types of daily chronic pain, it's estimated that these hyper-irritated hardened masses are the primary cause of pain 75 percent of the time. Sustained self-treatment is by far the most effective trigger point therapy. Pain Relief with Trigger Point Self-Help helps you understand and then treat your condition, leading to rapid, effective, and lasting pain relief. With full-color photos and illustrations throughout, it explains the physiology of trigger points and teaches you how to- amp;bull; Locate your trigger points and understand "referred pain" amp;bull; Prevent trigger points from forming by making simple lifestyle changes, practicing proper body mechanics, and addressing nutritional deficiencies amp;bull; Treat trigger points by applying pressure and doing simple stretches amp;bull; Understand common pain conditions for each area of the body Written for anyone wishing to successfully treat his or h
Publisher: Chichester, England : Lotus Pub. ; Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, 2011.
Branch Call Number: 615.822 DELAU
Characteristics: 336 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.