The Complete Guide to Sports Injuries is the essential introduction for the physiotherapy student or any fitness professional dealing with injuries in sport. Clearly illustrated and practical, it offers advice on how to treat various injuries through basic physiotherapy techniques.
This new addition to the well-known Complete Guide series willbecome an instant classic and essential introduction for physiotherapystudents or any fitness professional dealing with sports injuries.Writtenby leading physiotherapist and successful author ChrisNorris, this book covers background into the structure and functionof an area, the key signs for recognising symptoms and how totreat injuries with massage, taping and hot/cold techniques. Fullyillustrated and packed with photography ranging from exercises tomassages to suit specific injuries, it outlines the correct positionand technique. The physiology is clearly illustrated andtaping methods are clearly explained step by step. Perfect for the non-specialist providing essential management forsports injuries, this book also includes sections on simple selfmassage, healing timeframes,a treatment toolbox and strategies on structuring rehabilitationeffectively.
Dr Christopher M. Norris is a chartered physiotherapist, sports scientist, highly successful author of the Complete Guide to Stretching and established lecturer and consultant. He has over twenty years experience in treating sports injuries specialising in exercise therapy.