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Exercises for Back Pain: The Complete Reference Guide to Caring for Your Back through Fitness
     

Exercises for Back Pain: The Complete Reference Guide to Caring for Your Back through Fitness

by William Smith, Grant Cooper (Foreword by)
 

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A convenient, cost-effective opportunity to alleviating the stiffness, lack of mobility, and decreased daily function that result from chronic back pain.

Back pain is no small issue. In the US, acute lower back pain is the fifth leading cause for doctor visits. About 9 out of 10 adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, and 5 out of 10

Overview

A convenient, cost-effective opportunity to alleviating the stiffness, lack of mobility, and decreased daily function that result from chronic back pain.

Back pain is no small issue. In the US, acute lower back pain is the fifth leading cause for doctor visits. About 9 out of 10 adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, and 5 out of 10 working adults suffer from back pain at some point every year.

Exercises for Back Pain helps you to understand the root cause of your discomfort, how back pain affects on your overall health and well being, and practical exercises you can use to treat the pain. It includes rehabilitative exercise regimes for both men and women who suffer from back pain or those who have undergone back surgery.

Exercises for Back Pain features:
* Up-to-date clinical treatments on back pain
* Specific exercises that strengthen the back
* A training log to track your progress

Easy-to-follow photograph sequences with clear instructions make the healing process a simpler one. Written by Wiliam Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, Exercises for Back Pain will help you to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life.

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From the Publisher
"Offering nearly 70 pages of customized exercises, Smith explains each exercise through instruction and photography, creating a convenient guide for beginners."
— Cara Trump, Gayot.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578263042
Publisher:
Hatherleigh Press
Publication date:
08/25/2009
Series:
Exercises for Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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Meet the Author

William Smith, MS, CSCS, MEPD, has been working in healthcare and wellness, including medically-based exercise therapy for elderly, pre- and post-rehabilitative, and special needs clients for many years. Will is a recognized national expert in health and wellness and has lectured at recognized centers of wellness including Canyon Ranch. Will currently teaches at UMDNJ Physical Therapy at Rutgers University and works for a top-rated healthcare system in New Jersey.

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