The Pain-Free Back : 6 Simple Steps to End Pain and Reclaim Your Active Life [NOOK Book]

Overview

Whether it results from injury, osteoporosis, or an unusually intense weekend golf game, back pain is an all-too-common cause of serious discomfort that can debilitate even your most dedicated effort to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

It doesn't have to be that way. Dr. Harris H. McIlwain has devoted his career to bringing relief to sufferers of back pain and arthritis, and in THE PAIN-FREE BACK, he shares his clinically proven ...
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The Pain-Free Back : 6 Simple Steps to End Pain and Reclaim Your Active Life

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Overview

Whether it results from injury, osteoporosis, or an unusually intense weekend golf game, back pain is an all-too-common cause of serious discomfort that can debilitate even your most dedicated effort to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

It doesn't have to be that way. Dr. Harris H. McIlwain has devoted his career to bringing relief to sufferers of back pain and arthritis, and in THE PAIN-FREE BACK, he shares his clinically proven six-step program for achieving and maintaining a healthy back. With Dr. McIlwain as your guide, you'll be able to identify what's feeding your pain, and, more important, how to eliminate it without expensive medical procedures. This comprehensive resource includes:

-Resistance exercises to strengthen your back and ease pain within days of starting the program
-Tips for losing weight on a low-carb "pain-free" diet that helps control hunger pangs and a guide to healing foods that decrease inflammation and pain
-Back-friendly alternative therapies that ease pain naturally, as well as touch therapies for soothing various types of back pain
-Lifestyle changes such as ergonomic computer stations that reduce the stress on your back

Anyone who experiences back pain will find this an essential aid to recovering a full and active life.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013942790
  • Publisher: Diversion Books
  • Publication date: 2/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 887,159
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Harris H. McIlwain, MD, is board-certified in rheumatology and geriatric medicine, specializing in pain-related diseases. He practices medicine in Florida with the Tampa Medical Group and has written 26 books on health, including Diet for a Pain-Free Life, The Pain-Free Back, Reversing Osteopenia, Pain-Free Arthritis and The Fibromyalgia Handbook. Town and Country has twice named him one of the Best Doctors in America and also received the 2011 Patient's Choice Award. He also consults with Best Doctor's in America on international cases on fibromyalgia and other areas of arthritis and related diseases.

Debra Fulghum Bruce PhD, is an award-winning medical writer and author or co-author of 89 health trade books. Alumnus of the Year for the University of South Florida, Dr. Bruce is a Sharecare.com Expert and has written for WebMD.com, Oprah.com, RealAge.com, and AOL Health.
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