Since publication almost ten years ago, The Concise Book of Trigger Points has been translated into overlanguages and become a best seller worldwide This new edition has been completely updated and revamped, sharing current research, evidence, and advanced techniques for manual therapy practitioners, as well as simple self help protocols that the layperson can do at home Containing full colour illustrations, it is a compact reference guide, and explains how to treat chronic pain through trigger points tender, painful nodules that form in muscle fibers and connective tissues So much pain can be relieved quickly and efficiently with simple trigger point therapy The book is designed in an easy reference format to offer useful information about the trigger points relating to the main skeletal muscles, which are central to massage, bodywork, and physical therapy The first six chapters provide a sound background to the physiology of trigger points, and the general methods of treatment Chapterstoare organized by muscle group, with the information about each muscle presented in a uniform style throughout Each two page spread gives detailed anatomical information, referred pain patterns, plus key trigger point information, practitioner protocols, and self help information and drawings Cette livre c est compl te , avec des explications sur des point et m ridienne du corps Je l ai pris en anglais pour bien r viser mon anglais.Je recommande This book was amazing for me I have even cleared tinnitus from my right ear, but it is early days and there is the possibility that it may comes back.Meanwhile I would recommend this book, as trigger points are their own secret world, and this book understands them. It s a very good book only got it for a week I m a massage therapist I use this book to review my knowledge and explains to my client about the muscle, how to give them a treatment on trigger points and also show them how to exercise for after care It has than what s I expected Highly recommend An essential textbook for reflexologists bodyworkers either with long term experience or studying undergraduate level well used and great educational tool A must have.