Strengthen Your Back, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1465421270
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421272
  • DDC: 617.56
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Strengthen Your Back covers all practical aspects of back care from diagnosis and treatment to exercises and pain relief. Illustrated step-by-step exercises help you address your back and neck pain, alongside carefully planned strategies to stop injuries recurring. Simple, clear diagrams show the anatomy of your back and neck and specialized sections deal with back pain in specific scenarios such as home, work, driving and gardening. Includes advice on where to seek help and how to get the best results from rehabilitation. Play an active role in your healthcare with Strengthen Your Back!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Back & Neck Anatomy.
2: The Spine.
3: The Spinal Canal and Nerves.
4: Muscles and Ligaments.
5: How the Back Works.
6: Diagnosis & Treatment.
7: Symptoms Chart: Neck.
8: Symptoms Chart: Midback.
9: Symptoms Chart: Low Back and Leg.
10: Consulting Your Primary Care Doctor.
11: Consulting a Physical Therapist.
12: Consulting an Osteopath.
13: Consulting a Chiropractor.
14: Other Treatments.
15: Preventing & Coping with Pain.
16: Improving Your Posture.
17: Exercise and Sport.
18: The Benefits of Stretching.
19: Eating for Health.
20: At the Office.
21: Lifting and Carrying.
22: Doing Housework.
23: Working in Your Garden.
24: Driving Your Car.
25: Lying Down and Sleeping.
26: Washing and Dressing.
27: Moving Around.
28: Maintenance & Rehabilitation Exercises.
29: Neck and Back.
30: Back and Buttocks.