The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief
This is the only self-help book designed to help the layperson to treat themselves for painful trigger points with massage. Trigger point therapy is one of the most intriguing and fastest-growing bodywork styles in the world. Medical doctors, chiropractors, and alternative health practitioners are all beginning to use this technique to relieve the pain of individuals su
- This book and tool (and ability to massage yourself) is all what you need to start. Lacross ball and Back Body Buddy (or Knobble and Theracane) work as a massaging tool for accessible and hard to reach body areas.
- Trigger points for each pain location are clearly shown. If termino ...more
I recommend this book to anyone who is doing massage or acupressure. I do it professionally but the skills I ...more
I picked up this book to better understand trigger points after one successful treatment by a trigger point therapist. Now with better understanding, I go to my therapist whenever I have aches and pains as I am able to understand the likely causes.
On one occasion I could not bend my knees for weeks after a netball game. Most people would think it is a knee problem, including doctors. But from this book I knew it was a muscular problem and ...more
If you have cramps, some kind of persistent muscular tension or muscle damage, you may find this book useful. You can be fairly certain about this if you need any kind of medically indicated massage or sometimes physical therapy. You should check first. I signed up with a masseuse who knew about trigger point therapy and recommende ...more
Several exercises that pertain to my needs include using a tennis ball to massage the area. I now keep tennis balls everywhere; it's such a quick, easy way to temporarily relieve pain.
That said, be sure to talk to a medical professional before you use this book. They can guide you to the right exercises and ensure you're doing them properly. ...more
You can heal yourself! This really works. I promise, that you will not be disapointed. Listen to your body and you can help yourself.
By all means, feel free to read it and try out her sugge ...more
I was already getting and learning about trigger point therapy before I found this book, but this resource is so thorough and so helpful. There's a PDF online will all the trigger point maps and I keep it close at hand for ...more