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Author Lee, John, 1963-

Title Back pain / John Lee, Suzanne Brook, Clare Daniel
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (viii, 134 pages) : illustrations
Series The facts series
Facts (Oxford, England)
Contents How is the back constructed? -- What is back pain? -- Scans, X-rays and that word 'degenerating' -- How did the pain get to take over my life? -- What different types of professionals could help? -- Can my back pain be cured by injections or surgery? / with James Allibone -- Can I take medications for my pain? -- Thoughts and feelings -- Communication -- Relaxation -- What is the role of exercise and movement? -- How much activity can I do? -- Specific stretches and exercises -- Coping with a new pain: what can I expect from treatments? -- Making sense of scan results and finding a cure -- Home life is difficult -- Nights are the worst time -- My pain has got a whole lot worse
Summary "Using clear, succinct chapters, Back Pain: The Facts gives advice about every aspect of managing back pain, as well as answering frequently asked questions from sufferers. A key element is empowerment through an understanding of why back pain starts and why it persists. There are chapters promoting stretching, exercise, relaxation, communication, and advice on sexual relations, as well as considerable emphasis on helping with thoughts and feelings."--Jacket
Notes Includes index
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Backache -- Popular works
Back Pain
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Brook, Suzanne, 1967-
Daniel, Clare, 1966-
LC no. 2009013182
ISBN 9780191575808