100 Questions & Answers About Spine Disorders

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Empower Yourself!
Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, a survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from a spine disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Spine Disorders, provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked. Written with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of this disease. This book includes sections on:
The healthy spine
Spine tumors
Spinal cord tumors
Spine trauma and fractures
Spine degenerative disease (disc herniation and canal narrowing)
Scoliosis Spine surgery
Spine surgery-minimally invasive
Spine infections Pediatric spine diseases
Pediatric scoliosis
Pediatric spine surgery Non-surgical spine procedures (injections)
Spine rehabilitation exercises
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763749880
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 1/23/2008
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 8.94 (w) x 5.96 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
The Healthy Spine and Spinal Cord     1
Provide background information on the physiology of the spine
Degenerative Spine Disease-Discs     17
Address a number of degenerative conditions primarily involving the spinal discs
Degenerative Spine Disease-Stenosis and Spondylosis     31
Explore other degenerative spine issues
Spine Trauma     47
Aescribe a variety of fractures, as well as symptoms and treatments
Spinal Cord Injury     67
Cover basic facts regarding spinal cord injuries
Tumors of the Spine and Spinal Cord     79
Discuss facts you need to know regarding a diagnosis of a tumor or the spine or spinal cord
Scoliosis     87
Relate to general information you need to know regarding scoliosis
Pediatric Spine Disorders     95
Offer information on spine disorders in youths
Diagnostic Studies     103
Explain the tests used to detect and identify your spinal condition
Nonsurgical Treatment     115
Cover a variety of nonsurgical treatment options
Surgery on the Spine     137
Give an extended overview of surgical treatment options
Spine Rehabilitation     151
Provide practical advice regarding therapy and lifestyle changes
Glossary     161
Index     165
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