Key Features

  • Easy to use, step-by-step pictorial presentation
  • Demonstrates techniques to provide immediate pain relief as well as the best environment for healing
  • Includes detailed charts to help identify the injury and select the most appropriate taping tehcnique
  • Illustrates and clarifies basic soft-tissue anatomy and physiology
  • Portable, on-field manual
  • Describes selection and use of taping material

Table of Contents

Section 1

INTRODUCTION

1 TAPING SUPPLIES

2 TAPING OBJECTIVES

3 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR TAPING

4 BASIC PATHOLOGY

Sprains chart * Strains chart * Contusions chart

5 KEY TAPING TECHNIQUES

Anchors * Stirrups * Vertical strips * Butterfly or Check-rein * Locks * Figure-8 * Compression strips * Closing-up strips

Section 2

6 FOOT AND ANKLE

Toe sprain * Longitudinal arch sprain * Ankle sprain: prophylactic * Ankle sprain: contusion: acute * Ankle sprain rehabilitation - basic lateral * Ankle sprain rehabilitation – adaptation strips (Fanned stirrups - Heel locking figure-8 - Reverse figure-8)* Ankle sprain: advanced techniques for isolated ligaments (Anterior talo-fibular - Calcaneo-fibular - Posterior talo-fibular - Deltoid - Anterior inferior tibio-fibular) * Calf contusion / strain * Achilles tendonitis /strain * Peroneus longus * Tendonitis / strain * Tibialis posterior tendonitis / strain

7 KNEE AND THIGH

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) * Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) * Patello-femoral pain * Quadriceps contusion * Adductor strain

8 SHOULDER AND ELBOW

Acromio-clavicular joint * Elbow hyperextension

9 WRIST AND HAND

Wrist hyperextension * Thumb sprain * Finger sprain

10 EPILOGUE

Glossary

Bibliography

List of “T.E.S.T.S.” charts with page numbers

Index

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780723436386
Print ISBN:
9780723434825

About the authors

Thomas Hewetson

Hewetson owns and runs 2 osteopathic and sports injuries clinics in Middlesex. He has worked extensively with athletes both full time and part time, at national and international level, at both senior and junior age groups. At present he is consultant osteopath to London Wasps RFC and London Divisional Rugby (U/18) for the Rugby Football Union. He has attended in excess of 300 rugby matches pitch-side. He has also had occasion to work for: England RFU, England Select 7’s, London Broncos RLFC, UK Athletics and The British Triathlon Association. He has attended a Commonwealth Games as part of the core medical team (Manchester 2002).