Trail Guide to the Body Textbook: A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more (6th Edition)
Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you must first be able to locate it.
This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy.
With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body.
This new edition also includes an extensive appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles.
Online student resources also available. Includes palpation videos, audio files, overlay images and more.
Used by more than 2,500 programs worldwide and translated into 10 languages, Trail Guide to the Body prepares students for the skilled and knowledgeable practice of manual therapy in athletic training, massage therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and various other bodywork, movement, and health care professions.
Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!