Trail Guide to the Body, 5th Edition


A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones, and more

Author: Andrew Biel
Illustrator: Robin Dorn

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 the musculoskeletal system and palpation. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable, and easier to understand. 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 edition of Trail Guide to the Body also includes an extensive 56-page appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles.

Whether you are an athletic trainer, massage therapist, physical therapist, or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is right for you!

Complimentary resources

Our student resources section 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 for free to students who purchase Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition.

ISBN #: 978-0-9829786-5-8 Category: