The Younger Next Year Back Book: The Whole-Body Plan to Conquer Back Pain Forever

The Younger Next Year Back Book: The Whole-Body Plan to Conquer Back Pain Forever

The Younger Next Year Back Book: The Whole-Body Plan to Conquer Back Pain Forever

The Younger Next Year Back Book: The Whole-Body Plan to Conquer Back Pain Forever


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“A great book for back-pain sufferers and their caregivers alike.”—Todd J. Albert MD, Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

If there’s one lesson to learn from the national bestselling Younger Next Year series, it’s that we can dramatically change our quality of life by taking the right kind of care of ourselves. This is just as true for back pain. Formulated by Dr. Jeremy James—whose practice has cured an astonishing 80% of patients—and #1 bestselling Younger Next Year coauthor Chris Crowley, here is a step-by-step program of simple exercises and behavioral changes that will help readers find a neutral spine, realign their core, learn healthy new ways to move in the world—and virtually eliminate back pain. So follow Jeremy’s rules—like #1. Stop Doing Dumb Stuff, #2. Be Still So You Can Heal, #7. Stand Tall for the Long Hail—and find a lifetime of relief.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523504473
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Series: Younger Next Year
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 127,192
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chris Crowley, a former litigator (Davis Polk & Wardwell), is the coauthor, with Henry S. Lodge, of the Younger Next Year books, and the coauthor, with Jen Sacheck, PhD, of Thinner This Year. Though in his eighties, he fully lives the life, skiing black diamonds and routinely doing fifty-mile bike rides. He and his wife live in New York City. Jeremy James, DC, CSCS, is Director of the Aspen Club Back Institute. He became a Doctor of Chiropractic (instead of going into traditional medicine like almost everyone else in his family) because of his own struggles with sports-induced back pain as a young athlete, and developed his behavioral/whole body method while working with serious athletes for over a decade. He lives with his wife and son in Aspen, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Promise 5

Chapter 2 Jeremy's Story 15

Chapter 3 A Walk Down Your Spine 22

Chapter 4 The Spectrum of Pain: Four Patients 47

Chapter 5 Rule #1: Stop Doing Dumb Stuff 63

Chapter 6 Geologic Forces 72

Chapter 7 Rule #2: Be Still So You Can Heal (The Neutral Spine) 80

Chapter 8 The Insurance Game 87

Chapter 9 Rule #3: Brace Yourself 90

Chapter 10 Rule #4: Commit to Your Core 98

Chapter 11 Stress and Back Pain 133

Chapter 12 Develop a Habit: Do It Forever, or You're Cooked 142

Chapter 13 Rule #5: Use the Power in Your Posterior 147

Chapter 14 Trigger Points: Muscle Pain and Back Pain 166

Chapter 15 Rule #8: Crawl Before You Walk, Walk Before You Run 177

Chapter 16 Rule #7: Stand Tall for the Long Haul 190

Chapter 17 Mobility Where It Matters 205

Chapter 18 Special Conditions 213

Chapter 19 Congratulations! And One Last Assignment 226

Chapter 20 The Sacrum and Coccyx 238

Jeremy's Rules 241

Appendix 242

Acknowledgments 245

About The Authors 246

Index 247

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