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Author Stern, Jack I.

Title Ending back pain : 5 powerful steps to diagnose, understand, and treat your ailing back / Jack Stern, M.D., Ph.D.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Avery, a member of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    617.564 STE    DUE 06-26-21
Description xxvi, 292 pages : illustrations : 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-284) and index.
Contents Unlock your back's unique pain code. The science and art of diagnosing back pain ; Decoding the geography of pain -- Prepare to work with health care professionals. How to be a staunch advocate for yourself -- Ensure proper diagnosis. How a doctor like me thinks about the challenge of low back pain ; Pain of disc disease and foraminal stenosis ; Pain of spinal stenosis ; Pain from facet joints ; Pain from bony structures and spondylolisthesis ; Failed back syndrome -- Embrace various pathways to healing : a physical and emotional journey. Physical and integrative therapies ; The trail from acute to chronic : the psychology of pain, part I ; When it's time to look about the neck : the psychology of pain, part II -- Live a life that supports a strong, healthy back. Harness the power of posture, movement, sleep, positive thinking, and a healthy diet -- A call to arms.
Summary Explains common causes of back pain and offers ways to ensure the successful diagnosis and treatment of back pain using a multidisciplinary, holistic perspective.
Subject Backache.
Backache -- Treatment.
Self-care, Health.
ISBN 9781583335468 (paperback)
1583335463 (paperback)

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