Fix My Knee: A Guide to Preventing and Healing from Injury and Strain

Fix My Knee: A Guide to Preventing and Healing from Injury and Strain

by George Demirakos


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442211025
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 650,272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

George Demirakos is a licensed physical therapist and certified athletic therapist who has worked with the Montreal Canadiens professional hockey team, the Canadian Tennis Championships, and with athletes in the 2004 and 2012 Olympic Games. He is currently the clinic director, senior physiotherapist, and leader of the sports medicine team of the Club Sportif MAA in downtown Montreal, and has served on the Advisory Boards of the McGill Faculty of Physiotherapy, and Sports Physiotherapy Canada - the nation’s professional association for sports physiotherapists. George recently worked as a physiotherapist on the set of Mummy 3 as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, coming out in theaters next year. He is the author of Fix My Shoulder (Rowman).

Table of Contents

Disclaimer vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 The Knee Blueprint 1

Chapter 2 Why Is Your Knee at Risk for Injury? 11

Chapter 3 My Knee Is Shot! 37

Chapter 4 The Knee Shop 65

Chapter 5 Running 99

Chapter 6 Getting Your Knee into Super Shape! 123

Notes 155

Bibliography 157

Index 161

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