Mind Over Back Pain: A Radically New Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain

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Berkley Books, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 124 pages
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This is the book that has given thousands of sufferers new hope--a gentle, effective way to find real relief from back pain, without painkillers, without surgery, without spending days on end in bed.

Dr. John Sarno's revolutionary approach to back pain is based on his discovery that tension is the underlying cause of most back problems--leading to an often unrecognized condition called Tension Mytosis Syndrome. In this book--the first to explain the psychophysiology, manifestations, and treatment of TMS--you'll find clear steps, sensible advice, and simple illustrations to help you find relief, prevent future pain...and live life fully once again.

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I bought this book for a friend because I read it a couple of years ago when Howard Stern said it really helped him with his back problems and I had major issues. I felt that no one understood the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Structural Abnormalities Rarely Cause Back Pain
13
Conventional Treatment and Medical Mythology
33
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Dr. John Sarno is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center.

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