Addressing the sometimes complex issues relating to knee problems and rehabilitation, this book describes the more familiar injuries, such as cartilage and ligament tears, less usual problems such as reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and background factors such as stress and food intolerance.;The author explains how the knee works, what can go wrong with it, what should be done, who should be consulted, and how knees should be protected against avoidable harm. She also sets out some of her own treatment strategies for dealing with the most common knee problems.;The book should be of interest to those who have suffered any kind of knee problem, and to sports coaches, trainers and managers. Children's knee problems are a particular concern, so this book may be used as a useful reference in this area.
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Vivian Grisogono, chartered physiotherapist, is an acknowledged expert on sports injuries and rehabilitation. She set up the full-time sports injuries clinic at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, served as British team physiotherapist at the World Student Games, the Commonwealth Games and the Winter and Summer Olympics, and has worked closely with the governing bodies of many sports. She was awarded an honorary lectureship for the London Hospital Sports Medicine Diploma Course in in 1986, and writes and lectures extensively on sports injuries and their prevention. Her many books are recognized as invaluable and are sold around the world.
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Book Description John Murray Publishers, Ltd., 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110719555388
Book Description John Murray Publishers, Ltd., 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0719555388