Part 1 Understanding your sports injury: how injuries occur; mechanisms and the healing process; identifying your problem; how to use this book; when to seek professional advice; head and face injuries; neck injuries; shoulder injuries; arm and elbow injuries; wrist and hand injuries; back injuries; chest injuries; hip and groin injuries; thigh injuries; knee injuries; lower leg injuries; foot and ankle injuries. Part 2 All the options: prevention; general health concerns; dealing with injury; restoring confidence; training; get fit for sport; safety measures; exercises; treatments; immediate first aid; medication; manual therapies; nutrition; natural remedies; postural therapies; surgery; rehabilitation. List of organizations.
Andrew Pallas is a trained osteopath and sports therapist with his own practice based in Leeds. He writes for numerous magazines including Osteopathy Today. Dr George Lewith, the general editor, is a senior university lecturer, a GP, acupuncturist and homeopath, and is head of the Centre for the Study of Complementary Medicine in Southampton, Manchester and London. He has recently presented an award-winning TV series, Natural Born Healers, and appeared on Watchdog Healthcheck.