Whether you back aches after a rigorous weekend bike ride, too many hours spent at your computer or helping a friend move, 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, body work practitioners and herbalists – providing varied and simple solutions for active individuals.
* Candid advice and clear techniques for dealing with low back pain
* Best practices from both Western and Eastern medical traditions
* Simple stretches and conditioning exercises
* Nutritional tips to help avoid or lessen future injury