Whether for sporting competition, work, or the maintenance of posture, everyone needs muscles that are strong, supple, and in balance. Regular manipulation of the soft tissues plays an essential role in maintaining healthy muscles. Soft Tissue Release will transform any treatment, allowing specific problems to be addressed rapidly and effectively.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This essential guide is a compact yet comprehensive source of information for the manual therapist and will unlock the secrets of soft tissue release (STR). The book is clearly illustrated through a series of diagrams and photo sequences to show the techniques involved. Soft Tissue Release is divided into eight parts, introducing STR and then covering the technique, the lower and upper limbs, the trunk, and the neck. Pre- and post- event treatment and self-treatment are also clearly explained.