Manual treatment professionals are cheering the long-awaited release of the 2nd Edition of the definitive self-care manual for hands-on health practitioners. Save Your Hands! 2nd Edition has been the leading guide to injury prevention for manual therapists for over a decade. It is a required or recommended text at schools across the U.S., Canada and worldwide, and has helped over 100,000 manual therapists protect and prolong their careers since it was first published in 1995.
Greene and Goggins bring a combined 30 years' experience in work-related injury prevention to this book. Their advanced training in ergonomics and first-hand knowledge of the challenges manual therapists face at work, enables them to present the most effective, research-based techniques and strategies for preventing career-threatening injuries.
Save Your Hands! 2nd Edition has been unanimously acclaimed by leading journals and top experts in the manual treatment fields as the comprehensive, authoritative injury prevention resource students and experienced practitioners need to reduce their risk of injury at work. The 2nd Edition is beautifully laid-out and illustrated, and expertly written in a pleasant, conversational style that makes for lively reading. You can also earn continuing education credits with affordable Save Your Hands online CE courses, based on the book.
By Lauriann Greene, CEAS and Richard W. Goggins, CPE, LMP. Softcover, 352 pages, 83 photos & illustrations. With contributions by Janet M. Peterson, PT, DPT, and Foreword by Ben E. Benjamin, PhD.
I wish my school would have suggested I read this. Extremely informative! I recommend students read this before entering the work force so they can become properly physically... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Janice S. of Chicagoland Area
Lacked detailed information on proper mechanics. There was a lot of filler and the most interesting parts were truncated. The best section was the exercise section. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Chuck Bishop
Very helpful book as a beginner massage therapist. I've consulted it over the years when I've developed a chronic ache or just to check in for reminders about my body mechanics. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Chris Wolak
Every manual therapist needs to read this book...you don't have to get hurt, you can help your clients and help yourself as well!Published 16 months ago by Doreen
Very informative book! I'm a therapist and I was looking for wats to help myself and my co workers. We are always in need of hand knowledge.Published 21 months ago by Chronic dieter!
Very useful, good tips and I liked the photos. I would recommend this to anyone who is serious about massage therapy.Published on June 11, 2013 by RoRo
I bought this book for my wife as she was having some trouble with her hands. It has been very useful and given her some great tips. Read morePublished on June 11, 2013 by Carrie