Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729539173, 9780729579179

Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780729539173
eBook ISBN: 9780729579179
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 5th October 2010


An easy-to-follow guide and instructional DVD presenting a wide range of therapeutic techniques.

Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions explores a large selection of body taping techniques that can be used anywhere from the sporting field to the hospital ward.

This practical textbook for health professionals works from a scientific framework and is supported by current evidence-based practice and research.

Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions is structured around the quadrants of the body – including upper body taping, lower body taping and taping for spinal conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, pelvis and sacroiliac joint.

Presented in a handy spiral-bound format, this important reference book is clearly illustrated, with each technique also demonstrated on the accompanying DVD.

Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions is targeted at physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, podiatrists, athletic trainers, sports therapists, doctors and other health professionals wanting to expand their treatment techniques and develop their expertise in treating musculoskeletal conditions.

Key Features

 each technique is underpinned by current evidence-based practice and/or research
 fully illustrated with clear step-by-step instructions
 accompanying DVD demonstrating 80 taping techniques for self-directed learning
 based on body quadrants with anatomical drawings to assist with correct tape placement

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to therapeutic taping
  • Review of the principles and effects
  • Precautions and preparation procedures
  • Upper body
  • Lower body
  • Spinal conditions of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, pelvis and sacroiliac joint (SIJ)
  • Soft casting techniques


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