The Concise Book of Trigger Points
Written for the student and early practitioner of massage/bodywork, physical therapy, and physiotherapy, this compact reference guide contains full-colour illustrations, and explains how to treat chronic pain through trigger points.
Simeon Niel-Asher B. Phil., B.Sc., (Ost.), who qualified as an osteopath in 1992, uses trigger point therapy in his every day work. He is the inventor of the Niel-Asher technique for treating frozen shoulder syndrome and was named by the Evening Standard newspaper as one of the Top 10 osteopaths in London. Simeon has been a clinical tutor at the College of Osteopaths (COET), has been involved in lecturing, writing, research and promoting osteopathy worldwide, and is a visiting lecturer to several colleges in the Middle East. Simeon was awarded the prestigious 2006 CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) for Outstanding Practice. For further information, see www.frozenshoulder.com
Contents: Skeletal Muscle, Muscle Mechanics and Fascia, Trigger Points and Trigger Point Formation, Therapeutic Technique Protocols, Muscles of the Face, Head, and Neck, Muscles of the Trunk, Muscles of the Shoulder and Upper Arm, Muscles of the Forearm and Hand, Muscles of the Hip and Thigh, Muscles of the Leg and Foot, Trigger Points and Beyond, Self-help Advice, Resources, General Index, Index of Muscles.