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End Back & Neck Painby Vincent Et Al. Fortanasce
Synopses & Reviews
If you suffer from back and neck pain, you want answers. You want relief. Now there is one book that brings you both: End Back & Neck Pain.
In End Back & Neck Pain, the leading names in back health join together to provide the latest research, professional insights, and proven programs to prevent and relieve pain and discomfort. You'll get straight answers to questions such as these:
-Why does my back or neck hurt?
-What can I do now to alleviate my discomfort?
-How do I prevent my pain from returning?
-Could I have a serious or debilitating condition?
-Is my doctor properly diagnosing my condition?
-Is surgery really my best option?
Through a series of questions, you'll identify the source of your discomfort and determine the best plan of action for relief. You'll learn how simple lifestyle changes, postural improvements, and stretching exercises can keep that pain from returning. Most important, End Back & Neck Pain takes the fear and uncertainly out of your discomfort and puts you in control of your recovery.
Whether this is your first bout with serious pain or a recurring problem, End Back & Neck Pain has insights, answers, and programs that will put you on the path to a pain-free life.
Book News Annotation:
For patients, Fortanasce (neurology, U. of Southern California), Gutkind, a physical therapist and orthopedic clinical specialist, and Watkins, a spine surgeon, discuss the nature of back and neck pain and treatments for common spine problems, with an emphasis on education, diagnosis, prevention, and self-care. They explain the symptoms; the anatomical roots of pain; self-help choices like medicine, stretching and exercise (with b&w photos for demonstration), diet and sleep, learning correct body mechanics, and ergonomic adaptations; how to choose and evaluate a health care professional; and the indications, risks, and benefits of spinal injections and surgery. No bibliography is provided. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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