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K Taping

An Illustrated Guide - Basics - Techniques - Indications

Kumbrink, Birgit

2012, VIII, 208 p. 450 illus. in color.


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  • Hands-on guide to using elastic K Tape in medical treatment effectively
  • Fully illustrated step-by-step presentation of techniques: 450 photos on 200 pages
  • More than 50 frequently seen medical conditions covered
  • How and why it works: background information on the effects on healing and pain relief processes (physiological, neurophysiological, biomechanical etc.
Birgit Kumbrink's bestselling guide to K Taping - finally available in English! This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological and many other conditions. It serves both as a perfect companion to training courses and as a reference book and refresher for health care professionals who have completed their training. A brief introduction to the basic principles of K Taping, the special elastic tapes used and the method’s history is followed by 7 chapters highlighting treatment techniques and their application to 50 frequently seen conditions. Each is featured on a double page with up to five color photos, brief instruction, practical information about symptoms, dosage, progress to be expected and tips regarding variations of techniques. As the benefits of K Taping in enhancing the effects of other conservative care and surgical treatments are getting more and more appreciated, Birgit Kumbrink's “K Taping – An Illustrated Guide”, developed by Germany based K Taping Academy, has rapidly established itself as the ultimate reference book for therapists and clinicians in an ever expanding range of medical disciplines.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Orthopädie - Physiotherapie - Sportmedizin - Sportphysiotherapie - Traumatologie

Related subjects » Gynecology - Medicine - Neurology - Orthopedics - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Table of contents 

1 The K-Taping Method.- 2 The four application techniques.- 3 Muscle Applications.- 4 Ligament applications.- 5 Corrective applications.- 6 Applications for Specific Indications.- 7 Lymphatic Applications

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