Broken down into three major sections, The American Physical Therapy Association Book of Body Repair and Maintenance first offers illustrated descriptions of the structure and mechanics of each major body part, explaining what can go wrong and how to properly care for that area. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. This book along with Age-Defying Fitness written by Moffat and Lewis, also physical therapists with doctorates, are excellent and both are bargains available on amazon. Preventing injury, then, requires learning how to do things properly. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.
Equally important, these chapters also offer advice on how to prevent injuries from occurring in the first place. From the profession that sets the standards for injury prevention and rehabilitation, a well-laid-out, thorough guide to avoiding musculoskeletal injury and diagnosing and treating it when it does occur. Remember that complete body maintenance requires that the heart, lungs, and other vital organs be well cared for too. Your business is valued and your satisfaction is guaranteed! Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Each chapter references the main part of the book, the catalog of exercises.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. And although pain may strike just the back itself, a number of back problems are accompanied by irritation of the sciatic nerve, which sends hot shooting pain into the hip, buttock, or leg. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. While some back problems may arise as the result of a specific traumatic incident—a fall, sports injury, or car accident—others seem to appear out of nowhere. Connecting readers with great books since 1972.
The book has excellent illustrations by Terry Boles of the correct way to do each exercise, tells you how the exercise will help you and covers exercises for the entire body. Physical therapists frequently find that the problems they treat could easily have been prevented had the patient taken some relatively simple precautionary steps. Together, the exercises constitute a broad spectrum from which anyone can put together the sort of conditioning program that is essential for good body maintenance. As midlife approaches, the aging process and increasing inactivity can transform many everyday physical activities into minefields of potential aches, pains, and injuries. The material in this book is no exception. One of the most significant of these is the sciatic nerve—actually made up of five nerve roots coming from the lumbar spine—which runs all the way down the leg, from the low back and through the buttock to just below the ankle. Each exercise in the book has been prepared and reviewed by a special editorial board, chaired by Dr.
Here is a fitness guide, an exercise book, and a health-care manual, all in one volume, back by the unrivaled authority of the American Physical Therapy Association. On the other hand, serious bodybuilders will want to look elsewhere, because the exercises in this book are geared to a lesser intensity. The spinal column, which runs the length of your back, provides basic structural stability to your body. Whether your concern is a sore back, an injured knee, or general strength and flexibility, no other book can lead the way to total body health as effectively or authoritatively as The American Physical Therapy Association Book of Body Maintenance and Repair. Each disk is made up of a jelly-like center and a thick outer sheath of tough fibrocartilage. Customer service is our top priority!. The new standard in fitness books, featuring hundreds of at-home stretches and exercises.
Physical therapists spend much of their time treating physical ailments of one sort or another. The new standard in fitness books, featuring hundreds of at-home stretches and exercises. We're a small town bookstore that loves books and loves it's customers! And for good reason: your low back bears the brunt of bending, stooping, sitting, and especially, lifting. Body Maintenance and Repair also provides advice to help you develop the strength, endurance, and flexibility your body needs to face the challenges of everyday life, including casual sports and the demands of the workplace. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Each exercise in the book has been prepared and reviewed by a special editorial board, chaired by Dr.
For this reason alone, this book can meet many of your important home health care needs. I also wanted safe and effective exercises based on sound science and research to improve my posture, flexibility and endurance as I am aging. It is also highly variable, ranging from mild discomfort to agonizing pain. Broken down into three major sections, the book first offers illustrated descriptions of the structure and mechanics of each major body part, explaining what can go wrong and how to properly care for that area. The thoracic spine is not entirely invulnerable; indeed, due to a loss of bone mass, it can become increasingly fragile as we grow older.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The language is easily understandable, and readers are put straight on many commonly misused terms for instance, whiplash. Finally, part three offers a comprehensive menu of specific exercises from which readers can design a regimen that meets their needs. Each chapter references the main part of the book, the catalog of exercises. A middle section provides general information on posture, body mechanics, weight control, aerobic conditioning, and maintenance programs. This book also features two appendices. Customer service is our top priority!.
Do we all need to follow the same fitness program? Each exercise in the book has been prepared and reviewed by a special editorial board, chaired by Dr. At last, a comphrehensive guide to restoring and maintaining strength and flexibility throughout the entire body, developed by top health-care professionals. Each chapter references the main part of the book, the catalog of exercises. No one can promise miracles. They understand both the physiology of the disorders they treat and the most useful means of treating them. The new standard in fitness books, featuring hundreds of at-home stretches and exercises. Buy from us and you get great service as well as a great price! Customer service is our top priority!.
Physical therapists—and the tools they use—are an integral, and increasingly important, part of modern health care. About this Item: Holt Paperbacks, 1999. The spine may show signs of wear. About this Item: Holt Paperbacks, 1999. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. About this Item: Holt Paperbacks, 1999.