The Healthy Back Book
A Guide to Whole Healing for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Other Active People
"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.