This illustrated guide provides useful information, techniques, and exercises to help you better understand—and alleviate—pelvic pain This step-by-step guide for assessing the pelvis and sacroiliac joint explores all aspects of this crucial area of the body and how it links within the kinetic chain system. A registered sports osteopath who specializes in the treatment and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries, John Gibbons provides detailed information about how to recognize pain and dysfunctional patterns that arise from the pelvic girdle, in addition to offering techniques that correct these impaired patterns and functional exercises that promote recovery. He also addresses such key issues as: • The walking/gait cycle and its relationship to the pelvis • Leg length discrepancy and its relationship to the kinetic chain and the pelvis • The laws of spinal mechanics • Sacroiliac joint screening • The role of the glutes, psoas, rectus femoris, and other muscles, and what happens to the position of the pelvis if these soft tissues become shortened Complete with illustrations, photographs, and an appendix for quick reference, Functional Anatomy of the Pelvis and the Sacroiliac is an essential text for practitioners, students, and anyone who wants to understand pelvic pain and what they can do about it.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-30 - Publisher: North Atlantic Books
This illustrated guide provides useful information, techniques, and exercises to help you better understand—and alleviate—pelvic pain This step-by-step guide for assessing the pelvis and sacroiliac joint explores all aspects of this crucial area of the body and how it links within the kinetic chain system. A registered sports osteopath who
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-30 - Publisher: Lotus Pub.
John Gibbons is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities in sports medicine. This book is a must for any athletic trainer, physical therapist, and athlete involved in the treatment of patients, athletes, or indeed anyone who may present with any type of sports-related injury or common medical condition.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-30 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Spiral Bound explores the potential for yoga as a healing modality by examining the body's anatomical structure as it has evolved embryonically. With a light touch approach, Karen weaves together threads of development to see how our morphological constraints arise in the earliest moments of life and how this rotation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-13 - Publisher: AuthorHouse
At the beginning, your back may feel a little sorebut then it starts to get stiff. Before you know it, your muscles start seizing up, causing you to bend over like an old man, unable to move. Soon it may even become chronic. Constantly suffering or becoming addicted to pain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Dental professionals spend their working lives in stressful environments and in awkward postures, with resultant musculoskeletal problems. While there are numerous books on musculoskeletal pain, there is nothing specific for dental professionals on the holistic approach to the self-management of musculoskeletal conditions. This book is a practical guide; it combines