Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions explores a range of taping techniques that can be used by physical and sports therapists, and manual therapists. Embedded in a scientific context and supported by current evidence-based practice and research, this practical text is structured around the quadrants of the body and is highly illustrated - each technique is also demonstrated on the accompanying DVD.
Many manual therapists use taping techniques as an adjunct to their treatments. Taping is a relatively easy treatment modality that is portable and can be used in a variety of settings from the sporting field to the private practice or hospital ward.
This text will appeal to professionals wanting to expand their treatment techniques and students developing their expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.
- 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
By Maria Constantinou, BPhty, MPhtySt(Sports), GradCertEd, FASMF, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Fellow, Australian Sports Medicine Federation (FASMF), Lecturer School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Griffith University and Mark Brown, BAppSc(Phty), MHSc(Sport Phty), MBA, FASMF, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Fellow, Australian Sports Medicine Federation (FASMF), Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy Bond University