Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction (The Trigger Point Manual), volumes 1 & 2
The classic clinical text in pain management, Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction: Trigger Point Manual is designed primarily to bring aid to one of the most common patient complaints -- myofascial pain. It is an excellent resource for today's health care environment. Volume 1 ( 2nd Edition ), Upper Half of Body, combines concise text and clear illustrations that show how to identify pain sources (trigger points - TrPs) quickly by signs and symptoms. Volume 2 ( 1st Edition ), The Lower Extremities, focuses on the lower body, with a special focus on the quadratus lumborum muscle, including an extensive review of functional scoliosis and short leg.