This book focuses on the use of taping as a treatment for reducing pain, muscle tension, sprains, strains and many more injuries. It provides information on how you yourself can apply tape on your body for sports, exercise and daily activities. Some examples are support upright position, bruised ribs, pain in muscle movement, carpal tunnel syndrome, sore back, help with breathing, promote better healing of scars, headaches and menstrual cramps. Provided in the book are step-by-step diagrams, written instructions and width/amount of tape required for each condition. As well, there is a full body diagram of the individual muscles in the human body at the beginning of the book. This book contains considerable information for relieving pain and tension during exercise, sports and daily life.--Glenn Perrett"Northumberland News" (10/09/2014)
About the Author
John Langendoen has a MSc in pain management and a bachelor degree in physiotherapy. He's an active proponent of self-taping and for over the last 5 years he has been conducting international seminars, presentations and workshops on the subject throughout the world. His experience also includes presentations at international conferences as well as being a member of the medical staff for the South Korean National Football Team at FIFA World Cups. Karin Sertel is a physical therapist and experienced Hand, Manual (Maitland(R) Concept) and Cranio-Sacral Therapist for both children and adults. For over 30 years, she's been a huge advocate for self-therapy in her hand patients and self-taping has become a major component of her hand rehabilitation approach.