Good News for Bad Backs

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9781881206132: Good News for Bad Backs

Good News For bad Backs gives you today's most effective techniques for back pain relief with clear illustrations, sounds advice from the pioneers in non-surgical back pain treatment, and the right exercises for every level of back pain from Severe to Minimal. Treat your chronic back pain with "Back Friendly" non-surgical approaches. This books guides you through recovery with a Step-by-Step guide to gentle, easing exercises. Readers can easily identify their level of back pain by answering simple questions and then receive specially designed treatments depending on their level of back pain. Stay Pain free by learning life skills for your home and work that speed you back to active life again.

During our lives 90% of all of us will suffer from severe. disabling back pain. And suffer is what most of us have had to do. UNTIL NOW ...

This essential guide goes far beyond the usually explanations of back problems.Good News For bad Backs helps you understand what's going on "back" there. Then, it guides you step-by-step through the program that has so successfully helped thousands at the Swezey Institute. Now it can help you relieve the pain, care for you back and return to an active life!

Written in clear language and profusely illustrated Good News For bad Backs give you:

Basic - what went wrong and why.

Individual Analysis - a "decision chart" that helps you recognize the source and type of back pain.

Instant Guide - helps you identify your level of back pain and helps coach you through recovery.

Alternative - "Back Friendly" approaches that avoid surgery and heavy drugs.

Treatment and Recuperation - a complete overview of what you and your doctor will want to know.

Prevention - Life skills and Back protection Ergonomics for pain-free active life from reading, talking on the phone, bringing groceries to playing tennis.

"Feel Good" Exercises - gentle, soothing routines for each pain level, back conditioning exercise, and the essential Five Minute Back Saver program to you "back healthy.".

Vigorous sports decisions - what you should do and when you should do them.

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About the Author:

Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the non-surgical treatment of neck and back pain, Dr. Swezey lectured nationally and internationally and made guest appearances on television and radio programs. He was the author and editor of the many medical textbooks and numerous research and educational publications. He was listed in The Best Doctors of America (selected by a poll of 17,000 top physicians), Dr. Swezey was recognized as Professional of the Year by the Governor of California.

Dr. Robert Swezey, M.D., FACP, MACR, was a Clinical Professor of medicine at UCLA and founder of The Swezey Institute in Santa Monica, CA. He was renowned for his expertise and research in the filed of neck and back pain treatment, arthritis and osteoporosis.

Dr. Swezey was Board Certified in 3 medical specialties - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry), Internal Medicine, and Rheumatology.

Annette M. Swezey, M.S.P.H., is a health educator, Director of Patient Education at the Swezey Institute and a noted author and lecturer.

Review:

Required reading for all patients suffering with chronic back pain, and for their physicians, whose task will be made easier by the content and clarity of presentation in this superb book. --Israeli A. Jaffe, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

A great home medical companion for the ninety percent of us who the authors say will suffer back pain sometime during our lives. A must read. --AARPs Modern Maturity Magazine

Robert and Annette Swezey are national leaders in the management of back syndromes. Sensibe treatment equals good results. Now its available for everyone. --James F. Fries, M.D., Chief of the Arthritis Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine

A great home medical companion for the ninety percent of us who the authors say will suffer back pain sometime during our lives. A must read. --AARPs Modern Maturity Magazine

Robert and Annette Swezey are national leaders in the management of back syndromes. Sensibe treatment equals good results. Now its available for everyone. --James F. Fries, M.D., Chief of the Arthritis Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine

I read your books and as one of your loyal customer, i bought and distributed it to my friends who have the same neck and back problems --K.D. California

Robert and Annette Swezey are national leaders in the management of back syndromes. Sensibe treatment equals good results. Now its available for everyone. --James F. Fries, M.D., Chief of the Arthritis Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine

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