Back and Neck Pain: The Facts

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Medical - 213 pages
Recent years have seen a virtual revolution occur in the treatment and management of back pain - a massive problem for so many people world-wide, and one that costs staggering amounts of money in terms of days lost from work and health care treatment. In the USA, The Agency for Health CarePolicy and Research published guidelines advocating major new changes in the way back pain was treated. In the UK, The Clinical Standards Advisory Group and the Royal College of Physicians published further guidelines, advocating important new changes of considerable significance to sufferers. Nowfor the first time, in Back and neck pain: The Facts, these guidelines have been translated for sufferers of back and neck pain. Providing user-friendly and clear advise, this book shows you how to take control of your problem, find relief from your pain, and ensure that you are armed with the factsyou need to know about all the possible treatments. Loic Burn is the Medical Advisor to the National Back Pain Association, and a well regarded authority on the subject. He is the author and advisor on several books, and has appeared on national TV and Radio.
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
1
Management of your chronic
78
Selfhelpwhat you can
88
specific
178
Conclusion
194
Index
209
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Loic Burn is the Medical Advisor to the National Back Pain Association, and a respected authority on Back pain. He has written several books on the subject, and advised on others, and regularly appears on national TV and Radio.

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