Back Care Basics: A Doctor's Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief

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Rodmell Press, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 248 pages
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Back Care Basics offers the low-cost solution for back care in the new millenium: therapeutic yoga. Dr. Schatz's approach to back rehabilitation is gentle, effective, and without drugs or surgery. Her program encourages both positive health practices and a positive outlook; the important tools needed for prevention and healing. Dr. Schatz has designed this program to help those with pain from chronic musculoskeletal back and neck strain, spinal arthritis, osteoporosis, premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, and scoliosis. Simple and practical ways to heal the back, restructure the body, and cope with stress are taught so that one becomes more sensitive to early warning signs of an impending "back attack" and what to do to ward it off.

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User Review  - woolenough - LibraryThing

I purchased this book in 2005 in hopes that it could help my poor back, so frozen from hours of desk work that I could barely move and suffered much pain. It worked. So wonderfully that I barely refer ... Read full review

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Great book!Lots of information!Great pictures and examples of great yoga positions.If you have problems with your back this would be a good book to get! Read full review

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Schatz graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she also completed specialty training in pathology. A certified Iyengar yoga teacher, she teaches yoga to health professionals, medical patients, and other yoga teachers.

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