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Synopsis: Back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit a doctor. We examine the various ways people can attain relief from this condition, and report on advances in the knowledge and treatment of osteoporosis, a common cause of back pain in older people.
From the Inside Flap: Low back pain is a ubiquitous medical problem that brings more people to the doctor than any other complaint except upper respiratory symptoms. Osteoporosis, too, is a common condition and a frequent cause of back pain. In this year’s White Paper, we sift through the facts about back pain and osteoporosis, discussing the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of these conditions.
o Can work-related stress contribute to low back pain?
o The latest research on treating sciatica.
o Scoliosis is not just a problem for children.
o Are x-rays necessary to evaluate low back pain?
o Techniques to minimize back pain while traveling.
o The latest research on using back belts to prevent back injury.
o The other diseases you should be concerned about if you have osteoporosis.
o Prescription medications that can sabotage your bones.
o Why people taking alendronate (Fosamax) should avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
o Therapeutic massage beats acupuncture for chronic low back pain.
o Finding the right doctor to treat osteoporosis.
o When is it appropriate to consider back surgery?
o Who should wear hip protectors to lower the risk of hip fractures?
Title: The Johns Hopkins White Papers Low Back Pain...
Publisher: Rebus, Inc.
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Rebus, Inc., 2002. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP85992519
Book Description Rebus, Inc. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2834246519
Book Description Rebus, Inc., 2002. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0929661273