Applications for soft tissue therapy have increased significantly over the last decade. Perhaps the greatest area of growth has been around sports and caring for athletes. Multiple soft tissue, manipulative, and needling techniques have become mainstream tools in the therapist’s tool box, whether aiding in athlete recovery, performance enhancement, or injury prevention.
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Piriformis Syndrome looks at dysfunction and injury, assessment, current understanding from the literature, and evidence-based treatment options at a therapist’s disposal.
This book offers the how but more importantly the why, as to the map of approach one can take: if you cannot answer the WHY when beginning treatment, you shouldn’t really attempt anything until you have an answer.
Paula Clayton has worked as a senior performance therapist for the English Institute of Sport and British Athletics between 2003 and 2014. She has travelled extensively to Olympic Games (Athens, Beijing and London), Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships with GB track and field as part of the medical team