8 Steps to a Pain-free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for Pain in the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot
With a fresh approach to a common problem, this self-help guide to overcoming back pain advocates adopting the natural, healthy posture of athletes, young children, and people from traditional societies the world over. Arguing that most of what our culture has taught us about posture is misguided—even unhealthy—and exploring the current epidemic of back pain, many of the commonly cited reasons for the degeneration of spinal discs and the stress on muscles that leads to back pain are examined and debunked. The historical and anthropological roots of poor posture in Western cultures are studied as is the absence of back pain complaints in the cultures of Africa, Asia, South America, and rural Europe. Eight detailed chapters provide illustrated step-by-step instructions for making simple, powerful changes to seated, standing, and sleeping positions. No special equipment or exercise is required, and effects are often immediate.
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Posture is the keyUser Review - lucylock - Overstock.com
My doctor recommended the book to me and is recommending it to his patients. Very worthwhile. Recommend it highly. I like the detailed pictures and I like the pictures telling you what NOT to do. Good ... Read full review
8 steps to a pain-free back: natural posture solutions for pain in the back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, and footUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
After suffering major back pain and undergoing unsuccessful surgery, Gokhale attended classes in France and at Stanford University on posture-modification techniques. Here, she explains how she came ... Read full review
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Esther Gokhale,Susan Adams
No preview available - 2008