Treating Your Back and Neck Pain for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0470035994
ISBN-13: 9780470035993
Authors: Loic Burn

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: JOHN WILEY Weight: 1.584 lbs.

Table of contents

Introduction
About This Book
Foolish Assumptions
What You're Not to Read
Getting Back to Back and Neck Basics
Ouch! The Problem of Back Pain
Introducing the Parts of Your Spine
The Root of all Back and neck Pain
Out of Your Hands: When to Seek Help and from Whom
Your Rights and Benefits as a Back and Neck Pain Sufferer
Conventional Treatment Options
Home Remedies: First Aid for Your Back and neck Attack
Back and neck Pain under the Microscope: Common Medical Tests
Going the Conservative Treatment Route
SpinalSurgery and you
Complementary Approaches: Are They for You?
Ancient Eastern Wisdom and Contemporary Ideas
Osteopathic and chiropractic solutions to Back and Neck pain
All in Knots: Yoga for Your Back Problem
Using the Power of the Mind-Body Connection
Rehabilitation
The Importance of Posture
Exercising Your Way to a Healthy Back
Products for Better Back Health
Resuming Normal Activity and Preventing Future Injury
Getting Back to Work
Safely Returning to Your Favorite Sports: The Weekend Warrior
Sex and Back Pain: Getting "Back" in the Saddle
The Part of Tens
Ten Most Common Questions about Back Pain
Ten most common questions about neck pain
Ten Steps to a Healthy Back and neck
Ten Reasons to See a Doctor for Back or neck Pain
Ten Tips for Working Successfully with Your Doctor
Glossary
Resources for Additional Information
Organizations UK
Acupressure and acupuncture
Alternative and complementary medicine (general)
Biofeedback
Bodywork
Chiropractic
Consumer information and protection UK
Drugs, medications, and products UK
Homeopathy
Hypnosis and hypnotherapy
Massage therapy
Meditation
Mental health
Nutrition
Osteopathy
Pain (general)
Professional medical societies (see also Surgery) UK
Relaxation techniques
Sleep problems
Spine societies UK
Substance abuse
Surgery
Yoga
Internet Resources UK
Product Resources UK