There has been a drastic increase in repetitive strain/overuse injury to which the standard medical system offers little hope of recovery without surgery, which has mixed results. Weintraub's book offers a viable alternative option for patients. He has developed a highly effective new osteopathic-style approach to answer this major healthcare challenge. Active people, practitioners, and patients wishing to avoid surgery will find guidance in this work which breaks new ground for healing damage due to sports, accidents, and work-related stress. The book combines emerging scientific information and the author's original treatment model drawn from his 28 years of hands-on therapy, all revealing the potent recovery capacity of ligaments and tendons. Weintraub has done considerable treatment of serious tendon and ligament injuries and the book's twelve case studies show positive results that would be considered improbable from the standard medical perspective. Clinicians from many fields, mainstream to alternative, will benefit from the clear descriptions of the techniques in the osteopathic-style manual therapy model developed by the author.Although the injury had occurred over six months before, he described his condition as very little improved, despite having had consistent treatment for it. The ligament was injured when he caught his thumb on the edge of a heavy table thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Tendon and Ligament Healing|
|Publisher||:||Redwing Book Company - 2003|