Synopses & Reviews
This book distinguishes the nine common causes of low back pain, teaches you how to identify them, and describes appropriate yoga poses to relieve each one of them. Loren M. Fishman, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in yoga and the clinical treatment of sciatica and low back pain. Here he helps you determine how to start your own yoga practice or alter your existing practice, depending on your physical condition and the cause of your particular pain. The postures, each one illustrated by a photograph, target specific sources of pain--from arthritis to sacroiliac joint derangement--and demonstrate how you can manage and ultimately end your pain.
"Combines the best of yoga theory and practice without becoming the least bit vague or obscure. . . . It is the best book I have ever read on the application of yoga to back pain." James N. Dillard, MD, author of Alternative Medicine for Dummies
Fishman, an internationally recognized expert in Yoga and the clinical treatment of sciatica and low back pain, helps readers determine how to start their own Yoga practice or alter an existing practice, depending on their physical condition and the cause of their pain. Originally published in hardcover as "Relief Is in the Stretch."
From the authors of , an easy-to-use book offering yoga techniques to control back pain and sciatica.
About the Author
Loren Fishman, MD, is a physiatrist and a professor at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He lives in New York City.Carol Ardman is a writer. She lives in New York City.