Discover the secrets to soft tissue repair and healing, understand how to assess the lower limb quickly and efficiently and learn the art to performing a professional postural assessment. This is the first section of our content module "From Therapy Student to Practitioner" which covers essential topics on making the transition from a therapy student to a fully-fledged therapy practitioner. Every article is printable and downloadable.
This section includes the following articles and CPD eLearning assessments:
Delve into the science behind myofascial release, deep transverse frictions in treatment of acute and chronic soft tissue, myofascial trigger points in muscular pain and the role of Anatomy Trains and fascia in massage therapy... Read More
In this section "Therapist Essentials to Staying Legal" we offer some tips on key areas to help keep you on the right side of the law. This module covers staying up to date with your... Read More
Want to work in sport as a therapist? This module will help you understand the required essentials for therapists at the amateur or elite levels of sport. It includes articles on what you need to... Read More
As a therapist effective communication can make the difference between a happy and an unhappy client. Learn how to give yourself the best chance to win a loyal customer, and achieve the greatest success with your treatment, using some of the tips and tricks about communicating effectively contained within these articles. It includes articles on effective communication to people who may have body image concerns, the general principles of effective patient communication, and the importance of good communication within multidisciplinary teams. This is the fifth and final section of our content module "From Therapy Student to Clinical Practitioner" which covers essential topics on making the transition from a therapy student to a fully-fledged clinical practitioner. Every article is printable and downloadable.
The publication consists of seven articles written by GP and sports physician, Dr Simon Kay. It is currently 45 pages and contains 52 videos and animations that help bring the joints to life. Ideal for either learning purposes or for showing patients and clients the source of their musculoskeletal problems! Additional animations are added on a regular basis. There is also a multiple choice question learning test accessible under the Elearning assessment section. Perfect for revision purposes!
This purchase includes access via both the website (on desktops and laptop computers (Flash format)) as well as through our mobile app which is downloadable from the Apple and Android (Google) app stores (including Kindle Fire).
This online resource includes the “best of the best” published articles from the sportEX journals, aimed at the manual therapist in practice or in training. Keep in touch and up to date with these easy to read and informative articles that bring topics to life and provide you with hands on tips and techniques to use in your day-to-day practice or study.
This purchase includes access via both the website (on desktops and laptop computers (Flash format)) as well as through our mobile app which is downloadable from the Apple and Android (Google) app stores (including Kindle Fire). Click here to download our app.
For the full article listing showing all the articles included in the manual click here >
A perfect resource for health professionals like physical therapists, workplace health professionals, physical activity promoters, fitness professionals working with members of the public.
Please note that this is an online product and a one-off purchase (there is no recurring payment required). Once purchased it is also available through our mobile app. Just download the Co-Kinetic Journal app from the Apple app store or Google Marketplace and log in using the same login details that you use for the Co-Kinetic website. Click here to download our app.
Our Co-Kinetic patient advice leaflets are written and reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team of medical and fitness professionals. Every leaflet is peer-reviewed at the very minimum by a professional in each of the following disciplines: physical therapy, manual therapy and exercise/fitness. Where appropriate we may also ask a recognised national charity to review and approve the content.
The review below, of the Massage Therapist's Survival Guide, was written by Bob Bramah, a sports massage practitioner and physiotherapist.
Title – Massage Therapist’s Survival Guide
Author – Rob Granter, soft tissue therapist
Publisher – Self published with sportEX
Reviewer - Bob Bramah, MCSP
Target audience – Aimed at both students and experienced practitioners, regardless of experience and level of qualification.
Overview – Rob Granter’s passion is palpable in this guide. He imparts his obviously vast knowledge with clarity. An exceptionally comprehensive guide and a must for every practitioner’s collection.
Style – Clear, concise and comprehensive. Delivered with an incontrovertible fervour for this subject. Well photographed and with meticulous descriptive text. An indispensable guide for every practitioner at every level.
Overall opinion – This is a great resource. Rob Granter is articulate and has a wealth of knowledge to impart. The emphasis is on the importance of posture and technique and the problems that inevitably arise when these are poorly applied. The detailed text and excellent photographs guide the reader through precise tutorials on correct techniques to optimise the effectiveness of treatment and to keep the therapist injury-free.
Not only does Rob Granter extensively expound the complications sustained by practitioners over time, but he also explains the specific anatomical areas under strain when performing each treatment with incorrect posture. He offers tips to counteract potential problems and exercises to correct existing problems. This book is suffused with invaluable advice encompassing all aspects of a massage therapist’s career. Highly recommended. A survival guide indeed and a wise investment.
This is a 100 page resource focuses on the "Management of acute soft tissue injury using Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation". Purchase of this resource includes unlimited access to the digital version of the publication (which is accessible both online and also through the sportEX mobile apps (iPad/Android/Kindle Fire)). If you are a current member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) - please contact them for your membership discount voucher code.
The purpose of this supplement is to present this review of the clinical effectiveness and pathophysiological rationale for using PRICE for acute soft tissue injury. This resource is relevant for all physicians and healthcare professionals (particularly those involved in sports medicine), first aiders, and adults self managing an acute soft tissue injury.
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