Conservative Management of Sports Injuries, 2nd Edition


This book embraces the philosophy of “active” conservative care and encourages a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition to site specific sports injuries, including ankle, spine, knee, and shoulder injuries, chapters address the sports medicine aspects of medicolegal issues, diagnostic imaging, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and anabolic steroid use in sports. Includes specific recommendations for women, young athletes, and seniors.

Contains 13 New chapters on:
* Soft Tissue Techniques for Athletic Injuries
* Active Release Techniques
* Tendinosis
* Nimmo Technique
* The Graston Technique of Instrument Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization
* Nerve Injuries in Competitive Sports
* The Spine in Sports
* Heart Disease and the Athlete
* The Extreme Athlete
* Sports Nutrition: A Biochemical View of Injury Care and Prevention
* Conservative Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries
* Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries of the Spine
* General Principles and Research Findings on Taping and Bracing


Item #: 763732523