This successful and acclaimed guide has now been fully updated and expanded in its second edition. Injuries arre a constant problem in sporting life and often require immediate, on-the-spot action ot alleviate pain and limit further damage. this book addresses the two most essential elements of effective taping - reconition of injuries and applicaiton of tehcniquees.
Accessible, portable and easy to use, the book is organized into two sections: the first covers taping supplies and their use, taping objectives, guidelines, basic pathology and key taping strategies; the second shows taping techniques in precise, step-by-step stages illustrated by color photographs. Techniques are further illustrated by physical demonstration in the DVD accompanying the book.
Good taping is a matter of practice, but this book goes further than simply showing HOW to tape – it explores the reasons WHY we tape, and the therapeutic effect it has on the physiology, neurophysiology, biomechanics, neuromusculoskeletal system and psychology of an individual. The possible adverse reactions to these systems are also covered, as well as dermatological adverse reactions.
- 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
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
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
List of “T.E.S.T.S.” charts with page numbers
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- 11th December 2009
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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).
Principle osteopath of the Osteopathic Clinic Ltd