K Taping

An Illustrated Guide - Basics - Techniques - Indications

Authors: Kumbrink, Birgit

  • 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.
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Birgit Kumbrink, founder and medical director of the international K-Taping Academy, based in Dortmund, Germany, has been a K-Taping instructor for many years and is one of the most experienced users and teachers of the treatment method internationally. Birgit Kumbrink has written many articles about K-Taping for the medical press and has appeared on various medical programs on German radio and television. She has developed the fledgling elastic tape therapy from Asia into the K-Taping therapy that has now become established in Germany and other countries throughout Europe. A therapy that over the last 12 years has gained recognition as a meaningful and effective treatment in physiotherapy, medical applications and sports medicine. Birgit Kumbrink is responsible for the inclusion of K-Taping in many aftercare concepts, such as after breast cancer operations. She has also been the driving force behind the development of K-Taping techniques and applications and leads national and international studies in cooperation with clinics and therapist associations.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-12932-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Rent the eBook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
K Taping
Book Subtitle
An Illustrated Guide - Basics - Techniques - Indications
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-12932-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-12932-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 208
Number of Illustrations and Tables
450 illustrations in colour
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