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Author Johnson, Jane, 1965- author

Title Therapeutic stretching / Jane Johnson
Published Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, [2012]
Champaign, IL. : Human Kinetics, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  613.7182 Joh/Tst  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 171 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Hands-on guides for therapists
Hands-on guides for therapists.
Contents Pt I Getting started with therapeutic stretching 1. Introduction to therapeutic stretching -- 2. Preparing for stretching -- Pt II Stretching methods 3. Active and passive stretching -- 4. Advanced forms of stretching -- Pt III Implementing your stretches 5. Stretching the lower limb -- 6. Stretching the upper limb -- 7. Stretching the trunk -- Pt IV Stretching routines 8. Prone stretching routine -- 9. Supine stretching routine -- 10. Seated stretching routine
Summary "Covering all forms of stretches for able-bodied, injured and selected special populations, Therapeutic stretching is a comprehensive resource for practitioners and students in massage therapy, osteopathy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation and personal and athletic training. Therapeutic stretching offers both passive and active rehabilitative stretches for musculoskeletal conditions and injuries of the foot and ankle, knee and leg, hip and thigh, upper limb, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and fingers, and back and neck. [The author] provides information on incorporating passive stretching as a treatment option and selecting appropriate active stretches for clients to practice at home. Featuring more than 230 color photos, Therapeutic stretching provides excellent visual instruction on client positioning and the most effective handholds for the application of passive stretches to various k joints and soft tissues. A user-friendly format, clear explanations of stretching techniques and visual guidance from photos help students and practitioners readily incorporate these stretched into their practice."--Back cover
Notes Includes index
Subject Musculoskeletal system -- Wounds and injuries -- Exercise therapy.
Stretching exercises -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Musculoskeletal system -- Diseases -- Exercise therapy.
Stretching exercises.
Musculoskeletal Diseases -- rehabilitation.
Muscle Stretching Exercises.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2011045623
ISBN 9781450412759 (paperback)
Other Titles Therapeutic stretching : an illustrated guide of over 140 stretches