Length, Strength & Kinesio Tape

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Edition 01
Author Bridges & Bridges
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Length, Strength and Kinesio Tape: Muscle Testing and Taping Interventionsis an essential manual for musculoskeletal therapists seeking to develop competency in the treatment of select clinical conditions using the concepts and principles of the Kinesio Taping® Method. Focusing on the identification and role of muscle structures, the manual presents length and strength tests covering 68 muscle groups and provides practitioners with a framework to use and reassess the application of Kinesio® Tape.Endorsed by Kinesio Taping Association International, Length, Strength and Kinesio Tape: Muscle Testing and Taping Interventions is designed as a companion to Kinesio Taping® courses globally (KT1 and KT2).Key Features: Overview of theKinesio® method and how Kinesio Taping® works Highlights theanatomy of the muscle and structures prior to tapingStep-by-step instructions to a range of Kinesio Taping® techniques, covering the neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and thumb, trunk, pelvic girdle and hip, knee and ankleInitial assessment using length and strength/function testing and application of appropriateKinesio Taping® intervention Assessment sheets provided for each key anatomical areaIncludeseBook version on VitalSource Also available as a separate purchase: A suite of 68 videos covering 8 major body areas with step-by-step instructions and clear demonstrations of the assessment and taping strategies for each technique.An ideal supplement to the textExcellent clinician refresher toolUseful when explaining treatment to clientTo find out more about these videos, visit http://www.elsevierhealthonline.com.au/kinesiotape/

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Kinesio Taping and the role of muscles within the neuromyofascial-skeletal systemChapter 2 - Kinesio Taping basicsChapter 3 - Techniques for testing and taping the neckChapter 4 - Techniques for testing and taping the shoulderChapter 5 - Techniques for testing and taping the elbowChapter 6 - Techniques for testing and taping the wrist and thumbChapter 7 - Techniques for testing and taping the trunkChapter 8 - Techniques for testing and taping the pelvic girdle and hipChapter 9 - Techniques for testing and taping the kneeChapter 10 - Techniques for testing and taping the ankle