No More Aching Back: Dr. Root's New Fifteen-minute-a-day Program for a Healthy Back

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Villard Books, 1990 - Backache - 215 pages
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The renowned orthopedic surgeon and co-author of the classic bestseller, Oh, My Aching Back has produced the state-of-the-art back-care guide for the '90s. The latest diagnostic methods and treatments for chronic discomfort are discussed, as well as subjects such as back problems of children, sex and the bad back, exercises and sports for children, and more.

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I highly recommend this book to anyone with back problems. While suffering from a herniated disc I came upon this book. It explains in laymans terms the intricacies of the back. Best of all it contains an exercise regimen that has virtually eliminated my back pain. Read full review


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How Your Back Works
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Dr. Leon Root is an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he also serves as the Director of Rehabilitation Medicine and Director of the Back School Program. A Professor of Clinical Orthopedics at the Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University and a frequent guest on national media, he lives in New York City. Veteran book and magazine editor Betty Kelly Sargents work has been published in many magazines, including "Cosmopolitan" (where she served as the book editor for fifteen years) and "Ladies Home Journal,

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