These are the books and tools I most frequently recommend once we have gotten started for those who want to learn more:
Trigger Point Therapy for Low Back Pain: A Self-treatment Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) by Sharon Sauer and Mary Biancalana
I love this book! Clear and concise reading for the layman as well as an excellent professional-level resource for therapists.
The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief, Second Edition by Clair Davies
A must-have for learning to locate your own trigger points, muscle-by-muscle.
Stretching: 30th Anniversary Edition by Bob Anderson
The most comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to safe and effective stretching, whether for rehabilitative purposes, or to optimize physical condition
The Pressure Positive Co.
128 Oberholtzer Rd.
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Home of the famous Backnobber, the leader in self-care tools and great customer service, these guys rock!