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Health And Fitness
Live a life free of back and neck problems with this handy fitness manual.
Most of us have suffered from back and/or neck pain at some point in our lives. When the going gets tough, surgery and expensive healthcare seem to be the only options. But are they?
Treat Your Back Without Surgery provides proven exercise programs and natural heal- ing techniques that will allow readers to self-diagnose back problems, relieve pain and prevent its recurrence. The authors also provide insight on mainstream profes- sional remedies, such as physical therapy, chiropractic and the use of lumbar corsets.
This book discusses:
Habits that lead to back and neck pain;
The right way to sleep;
The differences between strains and sprains;
Nonsurgical cures such as metals and magnets;
The treatment of degenerative disk diseases;
How to diagnose yourself accurately;
When and why you should see a doctor.
About the Author
Stephen Hochschuler M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine surgery. A cofounder and the current Chairman of the Texas Back Institute, he is also the author of Back in Shape, a book for back pain sufferers.
Bob Reznik MBA, is the coauthor of Knee Pain: The Self-Help Guide and the editor of Back in Shape. His company, Prizm Development, works with health- care providers around the United States to develop consumer-friendly centers of excellence.