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The Healthy Back Book

A Guide to Whole Healing for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Other Active People

Pujari, Astrid, 1971-

(Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Healthy Back Book
Blackwell Publishing
"This pithy guide offers the reader a wealth of holistic approaches to building the strength of mind and body necessary to overcome and prevent most common back problems. It's an absolute must-read for anyone interested in living a pain-free and healthy life."---David Clayton, M.D., MBA Scripps Clinic and Research Institute and author. The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living.

Whether your back aches after a rigorous weekend bike ride, too many hours, spent at your computer, or helping a friend move house, the root cause can be hard to pinpoint. The Healthy Back Book addresses what you need to know: the basic structure of the spine, the most common back injuries, and the chronic pain problems that can arise.It then, offers a "whole body" approach to healing---with information and tips from medical specialists, physical therapists, yoga and fitness, instructors, bodywork practitioners, and herbalists... providing varied and simple solutions for active individuals.

Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Skipstone, 2010
ISBN: 1594850127 (pbk.)
9781594850127 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 617.564 PUJ
Characteristics: 207 p. : ill. ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: Alton, Nancy Schatz 1970-


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Sep 23, 2010
  • 22950009541673 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Comprehensive. However, some word groups could have used ezplanation. As one example, I didn't think that "abdominal pulsating mass" would be describing an unborn baby. I had to ask my chiropractor to find out it indicates an aneurism, which explains why it is a "red flag symptom".


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