Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release, Second Edition, is a practical guide to understanding and applying soft tissue release (STR), including how it can be used to deactivate trigger points and maximize patient outcomes for treatment and rehabilitation. You are sure to appreciate the detailed instruction and the numerous full-color photos will help you gain proficiency and confidence in applying these techniques. This course thoroughly explains the differences between the three types of STR passive (clients do not help), active-assisted (clients and therapists work together), and active (clients do it on their own) and provides step-by-step descriptions for performing each type. This edition incorporates new content on how soft tissue release may be used to deactivate trigger points, aiding in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and speeding recovery and a return to activity. 288 pages, softcover. Course includes soft-cover textbook, separate testing booklet and free, instant grading.