Book Reviews

A review of books related to ergonomics and repetitive injury prevention.

Book Review - Myofascial Stretching: A Guide to Self-Treatment star
A book review of "Myofascial Stretching: A Guide to Self-Treatment". This book is a must-have stretching resource for those who have chronic pain, muscular tightness and/or postural dysfunction or who are at risk of developing repetitive strain injuries.

Book Review - Pain Free : A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain star
A book review of Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue. This book addresses the postural issues that cause chronic pain and provides a series of full-body exercises designed to reestablish postural balance and eliminate pain for life.

End Your Carpal Tunnel Pain - A Book Review star
A book review of End Your Carpal Tunnel Without Surgery by Kate Montgomery. This review outlines her 12-point program of self-correction to align the joints and restore energy and strength to the muscles of the upper body.

Gardening, Health and Ergonomics star
Book Review of GardenYour Way to Health and Fitness by Bunny Guinnes and Jacqueline Knox. This book is a fine reference for gardening and garden safety. The authors are a professional garden designer and a physiotherapist. The combination results in a beautiful and well organized journey.

Repetitive Strain Injury -A Computer User's Guide star
Dr. Pascarelli´s book - Repetitive Strain Injury : A Computer User’s Guide - is highly recommended for anyone who works on a computer or at a desk. This book is an easy-to-read and practical summary of his approach to RSIs and full of tips for injury recovery and prevention.

Somatics - Book Review star
Somatics is a theory of mind-body connection.Hanna proposes that the reason we feel older is because of psychological injuries. These get reflected in our bodies.Whether you believe this or not, his stretches and exercises are very good for overcoming many of the side-effects of ergonomic injury.

The 7-Minute Rotator Cuff Solution - A Book Review star
The premise of The 7-Minute Rotator Cuff Solution is that cuff injuries are caused by dysfunctional shoulder biomechanics. This book provides the information and the exercise program needed to restore muscular balance and relieve shoulder pain. Read the article for the complete book review.

The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook - A Book Review star
A book review of The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook by Clair Davies. This book provides self-help techniques for trigger point massage. Several chapters are particularly relevant for computer users who are experiencing pain in the neck, shoulders, upper back, elbows, forearms or hands.

Unlearn Your Pain - Book Review star
The book Unlearn Your Pain deals with the problem of Chronic Pain. Pain can control your life. The book describes and leads you through a method of regaining control.

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