Back Rx: A Fifteen-minute-a-day Yoga-and Pilates-based Program to End Low Back Pain
As a physician specializing in treating athletes, Dr. Vijay Vad has spent years researching how to cure back pain using medical yoga and Pilates. Profiled in The Wall Street Journal, his program requires just fifteen minutes a day for eight weeks to restore flexibility and prevent future injuries.
Offering a proven alternative to invasive surgery, Dr. Vad's Back Rx provides the best of mind/body medicine by giving readers three step-by-step exercise series, demonstrated in 130 precise photographs, for implementing his popular program at home. Even readers with severely limited mobility will rejoice in Dr. Vad's gentle introductory workout. Progressing through his self-paced program, they will discover a new range of exercises, breathing techniques, and tips for self-massage. For those who want to go even further and use this program for more than the treatment of a single injury, an advanced workout is included that puts readers on the road to peak performance.
The perfect combination of modern medicine, Pilates innovations, and ancient yoga postures, Back Rx builds important new fundamentals for lifelong freedom from pain.
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great bookUser Review - asfhuvx - Overstock.com
Great book if you have lower back pain. I herniated my lumbar disc a few weeks ago and Im finding this book very useful. Theres a few insights in there that really made it worth the money. e.g. the ... Read full review
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A little too "spiritual" but the exercises seem to correspond a lot w/ what my PT wants me to do, which lends it credibility. Read full review
The Back Rx Way to a Healthy PainFree Back
HOW YOUR BACK WORKS
WHY YOUR BACK HURTS
THE FOUR STAGES OF LOW BACK PAIN CARE AND RECOVERY
FLEXIBILITY STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE THE THREE KEYS TO GOOD BALANCE AND POSTURE
POWER TIPS FOR HEALTHY BACKS
RESUMING ACTIVITY AFTER A LOW BACK INJURY
INTRODUCTION DOING THE BACK Rx EXERCISES
RETURN TO MOVEMENT BACK Rx SERIES A
RESUMING FULL ACTIVITY BACK Rx SERIES B
INTO THE FAST LANE BACK Rx SERIES C
STATEOFTHEART TREATMENTS AND THE FUTURE OF LOW BACK CARE
BACK Rx SERIES A B AND C