Mind Over Back Pain: A Radically New Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain

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Berkley Books, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 124 pages
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This is the book that has given thousands of sufferers new hope--a gentle, effective way to find real relief from back pain, without painkillers, without surgery, without spending days on end in bed.

Dr. John Sarno's revolutionary approach to back pain is based on his discovery that tension is the underlying cause of most back problems--leading to an often unrecognized condition called Tension Mytosis Syndrome. In this book--the first to explain the psychophysiology, manifestations, and treatment of TMS--you'll find clear steps, sensible advice, and simple illustrations to help you find relief, prevent future pain...and live life fully once again.

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I really wanted to give this book 3.5 stars. I found his ideas and theories to be spot on. He described me exactly and found myself and Anthony in its pages. I am a naturally intense person and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

This book is probably accurate. I wish I could feel happy about finding the root of my back pain, but I was disappointed to realize that it's not a do-it-yourself book, except in that you can get yourself to professional mental therapy to start your healing. Read full review


Structural Abnormalities Rarely Cause Back Pain
Conventional Treatment and Medical Mythology

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Dr. John Sarno is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center.

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