Backache, Stress, and Tension: Understanding Why You Have Back Pain and Simple Exercises to Prevent and Treat It

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 1, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 240 pages
Afflicting more than sixty-five million Americans, back pain, stiff neck, and tension headaches are increasingly common ailments that usually affect those who experience too much stress or too little exercise. Featuring new full-color photos this classic text on back pain returns! Dr. Kraus, a world renowned specialist and private doctor to President John F. Kennedy, explains the causes of back pain and what you can do to prevent and alleviate it. Featuring a new foreword by Robert H. Boyle, Backache, Stress, and Tension is the essential handbook for everyone in today’s overworked, overstressed world.

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Foreword to the 2012 Edition by Robert H Boyle 1 Test Yourself
Why Back Pain Comes
The Importance of the Muscles and the Spine
Why Tension Builds
Why We Get Sick Backs
Exercises for Sick Backs
Running Yes Golf Maybe Football
Suggestions for Daily Living
Eat but Exercise
What Can You Do for Your Children?
What Can Be Done for Our Country
Conclusion Bibliography

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