1st Edition 2022
Softcover, 14 x 19,8 cm, 204 pages, 65 illus
Categories: Patient Education, Physiotherapy, Guide Health & Medical Science
Stock No.: 30299
With “Be Your Own Therapist,” authors Andreas Alt and Bernard C. Kolster show readers plagued by knee pain amazingly simple ways to get rid of discomfort and take an active role in therapy. This book contains everything those affected need to know to enable them to treat their knee pain complaints on their own and eliminate or decisively alleviate them in the long term – from simple self-assessment to an individual exercise program and practical implementation. In addition, readers can rely on the fact that the exercises presented help reliably because they have been extensively tested in physiotherapeutic practice! “Be Your Own Therapist” offers structured and goal-oriented guidance to break the vicious circle of chronic complaints. The guide dispels common myths surrounding knee pain, explains the causes of pain in an understandable way, and allows chronic knee pain to become manageable again. In the first step, readers identify their personal “main problem” and are then taken directly to the optimal exercise program to target the complaints precisely. The focus is also on the modern lifestyle, and readers are shown how to counteract habits that promote pain. In addition, the book contains support materials such as video sequences of the exercises and PDF formats of the self-assessment and exercise programs, which can be accessed via QR codes.
Andreas Alt is a sports scientist, physiotherapist and specialist for therapeutic quality at the SportClinic Sihlcity as well as the author of numerous specialist articles.
Following his training as a physiotherapist, studied human biology and human medicine in Marburg; further clinical training in physical medicine and other disciplines; special focus on the presentation and application of reflex-therapeutic procedures; author and editor of scientific textbooks in the fields of medicine, physiotherapy, naturopathic treatment and physical medicine.