Soft Tissue Release Handbook

by Mary Sanderson & Jim Odell


Book Overview

This unique book clearly shows the reader how STR can be used to treat common injuries and conditions. Packed full of colour photographs and anatomical drawings, the book integrates the use of STR with an understanding of how dysfunction in the body’s essential movement patterns can impact on everyday life and sporting activities. The reader will be able to employ STR quickly to restore pain free movement and sporting performance.

Mary Sanderson, BA Sports Studies, LSSM (Dip.) Sports Massage, Certificate in Neuromuscular Re-education (NMR) runs her own private practice in Hastings. She is a senior tutor for the London School of Sports Massage (LSSM) and the Northern Institute of Massage, as well as lecturing to chiropractors and chartered physiotherapists on their CPD programmes.

Jim Odell, MBA, MSc. (Biomech), BSc. (Phys), BSc. (Chiro) is a chiropractor and lecturer in biomechanics on the McTimoney College of Chiropractic degree programme. He works in the NHS and in private practice where he has a special interest in treating headache sufferers, golfers and musicians using soft tissue release alongside chiropractic.

Contents: Introduction, Head and Neck, Shoulder Girdle Complex, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist and Hand, Torso: Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine, Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot, Case Studies, Resources, Index.