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Kinesiology Taping The Essential Step-By-Step Guide: Taping for Sports, Fitness and Daily Life - 160 Conditions and Ailments Spiral-Bound |

John Langendoen, Karin Sertel

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Taping can be effective and simple -- all with a 2-inch wide piece of self-adhesive cotton tape. 70 proven tape applications for 160 conditions.

Includes 70 proven tape applications for more than 160 ailments and conditions, with step-by-step color photographs.

Taping can be an effective and simple way to treat a variety of conditions like muscle pain, bruising, sore muscles, bad posture, swelling, strains, sprains, arthritic conditions, menstrual complaints, headaches and even sinusitis. Proper application can help the body rest and heal naturally, reduce inflammation, increase circulation and allow appropriate movements. Used by millions of people worldwide, these effective techniques can reduce pain while increasing mobility.

Kinesiology Taping includes 70 proven tape applications for more than 160 ailments and conditions with step-by-step color photographs and instructions for taping yourself or others. With handy charts, graphs and listings, self-treatment, regeneration and prevention for almost any complaint is just a roll of tape away.

Publisher: Firefly Books
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN-10: 077880481X
Item Weight: 1.6 lbs
Dimensions: 7.8 x 0.6 x 10.5 inches
Customer Reviews: 4 out of 5 stars 31 to 100 ratings
This book focuses on the use of taping as a treatment for reducing pain, muscle tension, sprains, strains and many more injuries. It provides information on how you yourself can apply tape on your body for sports, exercise and daily activities. Some examples are support upright position, bruised ribs, pain in muscle movement, carpal tunnel syndrome, sore back, help with breathing, promote better healing of scars, headaches and menstrual cramps. Provided in the book are step-by-step diagrams, written instructions and width/amount of tape required for each condition. As well, there is a full body diagram of the individual muscles in the human body at the beginning of the book. This book contains considerable information for relieving pain and tension during exercise, sports and daily life. -Glenn Perrett

John Langendoen, MSc, has a master's degree in pain management and a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy. He is an active proponent of self-taping, and over the last 5 years he has been conducting seminars, presentations and workshops on the subject throughout the world, including North America.

Karin Sertel is a physical therapist and experienced Hand, Manual (Maitland Concept) and Cranio-Sacral Therapist for both children and adults. For over 30 years, she has been a huge advocate of self-therapy for her hand patients, and self-taping has become a major component of her hand rehabilitation approach.