Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body.
This new edition includes an extensive 56-page appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles.
This Trail Guide to the Body bundle comes with Primal Pictures Interactive 3D Functional Anatomy.
This hugely popular and versatile online resource brings functional anatomy to life using accurate 3D anatomy and animation. Users can quickly and clearly show muscle function during common joint movements.
Interactive 3D Functional Anatomy features:
- Easy-to-use interface and intuitive functionality.
- The anatomically accurate interactive 3D models allow you to tip and rotate the structures 360 degrees. You can add or remove layers of anatomy (from skin to bone) and view and label any visible structure — making it easier to learn, remember, and explain complex anatomy.
- Stunning multi-media animations, which are labeled and linked to detailed text, contain links to extensive supporting content including high-resolution dissection slides,
annotated illustrations, clinical slides, video clips, and animations.
Click here to view a short video highlighting the features of Primal Pictures Interactive 3D Functional Anatomy
This 3D supplemental product is optimized for Firefox, IE and Safari browsers. Your subscription information will be located in the inside back cover of this book. For technical support of the 3D supplemental please contact Primal Pictures at 800.997.3892 or OnlineAccess@informa.com. Be sure to include your phone number and a clear description of the issue you are experiencing. Their tech support hours are 3:00 am to 3:00 pm (Eastern Time.) Please save this contact information for future reference.
Our student resource section, e-XPLORE has a wide variety of digital resources to support the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, including palpation videos, audio files and overlay images. These resources are available to students who purchase Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition.
Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams.
Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!
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Trail Guide to the Body (without the 3D program) is also available as an eBook.
This product is not returnable.