Muscles and Bones of the Human Body
Programs for Pain Relief
Assessing Flexibility and Muscle Balance
No one likes to live with aches and pain. Whether the pain is caused by poor posture, repetitive movements, injury, or sedentary behavior, Prescriptive Stretching, Second Edition, can help put you on the path to feeling better and living without the pain.
Prescriptive Stretching features full-color anatomical illustrations and step-by-step instructions for dozens of the most effective stretches to eliminate pain, alleviate muscle soreness, improve balance and flexibility, and prevent common injuries. You’ll find various types of stretches and techniques, including individual unassisted stretches, the use of a tennis ball to target troublesome areas like the shoulder and feet, and partner stretches to ease pain caused by poor posture or sitting for long periods of time.
Most importantly, Prescriptive Stretching offers ready-to-use stretching sequences to target specific problem areas. These pain release programs will help address many common ailments:
• Back pain
• Neck stiffness
• Shoulder soreness
• Tennis or golfer’s elbow
• Runner’s knee
Whether you’re looking to increase range of motion or simply alleviate muscle pain and discomfort, Prescriptive Stretching will help you feel better from head to toe.
CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Prescriptive Stretching Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Prescriptive Stretching With CE Exam package, which includes both the book and the exam.
Fitness enthusiasts, athletes, fitness professionals, and anyone who wants to better manage pain.