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.
Print ISBN:
9780723434825
Electronic ISBN:
9780723436386