Low Back Pain Handbook
Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999 - Medical - 316 pages
The non-specialists guide to treating low back pain.
This concise handbook will provide therapists and students with the tools they need to effectively treat low back pain for non-operative and post-surgical patients.
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Anatomic Applications to Evaluating Patients
Diseases and Disorders Affecting
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