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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Your Aching Back: A Doctor's Guide to Relief

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andlt;Bandgt;THREE OUT OF FIVE ADULTS WILL EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT BACK PAIN AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES, MAKING BACK PAIN AMERICAand#8217;S NUMBER ONE AILMENT andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;NOW IN ITS THIRD EDITION, the classic back pain manual andlt;Iandgt;Your Aching Back andlt;/Iandgt;has been revised and updated to ensure that you have the latest science to speed your recovery. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Drawing on new research as well as decades of clinical experience, leading specialists Dr. Augustus White and Dr. Preston Phillips give you everything you need to know to manage this frustrating condition. To help you hone in on the source of your pain, they give a short primer on the basics of back mechanics as well as a discussion of the wide array of possible causes. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Treatment is the primary focus of the book. Emphasizing evidence-based medicine, the authors give a full account of the risks and benefits associated with treatments from acupuncture to spine surgery. You will find out when self-care makes sense, when you need to see a doctor, what questions to ask, and how to tell if you need a second opinion. Along the way, youand#8217;ll learn about exciting advances in implant technology, recent studies on ergonomics, cutting-edge imaging technology, the newest forms of alternative care, and much more. And because dealing with chronic back pain can have an effect on every aspect of your life, this book offers sensible, empathic advice on everything from sex and sports to the financial and emotional consequences of long-term disability. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In its trademark conversational and unintimidating style, andlt;Iandgt;Your Aching Back andlt;/Iandgt;places you back in control of your health and puts you on the path toward relief.

Synopsis:

Updated to reflect the latest science, this new edition is a clear, comprehensive guide to understanding and managing chronic back pain.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Augustus A. White III, M.D,andlt;/Bandgt; is professor of orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School and orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

CHAPTER I: WHO SUFFERS?

CHAPTER II: BASIC BACK MECHANICS

CHAPTER III: WHY DOES MY BACK HURT?

CHAPTER IV: PAIN AND THE MIND

CHAPTER V: BASIC BACK SELF-CARE

A Manual of Prevention and Home Treatment

CHAPTER VI: THE PROBLEM BACK

Nonsurgical Treatments

CHAPTER VII: TO OPERATE OR NOT TO OPERATE?

CHAPTER VIII: SEX AND THE ACHING BACK

CHAPTER IX: HOW TO AVOID AND RELIEVE BACKACHE IN SPORTS AND DANCE

CHAPTER X: ANSWERS TO SOME BACKACHE QUESTIONS PATIENTS FREQUENTLY ASK

CHAPTER XI: THE FUTURE OF BACK CARE

Some Predictions, Speculations, and Hopes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416593010
Author:
White, Augustus
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
With:
Phillips, Preston J.
Author:
White, Augustus A., III
Author:
White, Augustus A.
Author:
Phillips, Preston J.
Subject:
Pain Management
Subject:
Orthopedics
Subject:
Home Care
Subject:
Backache
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pain
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
78 pieces of b/w line art throughout
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 13.58 oz

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