A self-help guide for sufferers of back pain who want long-lasting relief. Explains how to develop core muscle strength and stability, and provides simple exercises which can be done at home.
Back pain gets in the way of everything we want to do, and it can stop us sleeping too. It can be difficult to find the right treatment, and expensive to keep visiting a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist or masseuse.
If you are looking for long-lasting relief from your back pain, or trying to avoid back problems, it's essential to treat the cause, not just the symptom. Research shows building your core muscle stability is the most effective way to deal with most forms of back pain.
Drawing on their extensive clinical experience and the latest research, Adam Gavine and Rod Bonello explain how to find the best possible treatment for your back and get the most out of your treatment. They provide safe exercises you can do at home to develop and maintain core muscle stability, illustrated by easy-to-follow photographs.
About the Author
ADAM GAVINE is a chiropractor with special interest in sports medicine and spinal and functional rehabilitation. He represented Canada in decathlon and has experience working with top football and basketball teams, as well as members of the Canadian Olympic team.
ROD BONELLO is a researcher and former Head of the Department of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. He has an international reputation as a consultant in health care research and is a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors. He is currently National President of the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia.
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Comments about Back Pain:
As someone who has suffered back pain on and off for many years, i found this book to be an invaluable resource of information on preventative techniques to avoid ongoing issues as well as some simple exercises to maintain my back health. Easy to read and not full of confusing jargon. Recommended.
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 26th February 2014
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1