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Author Gokaslan, Ziya L.

Title The back book / Ziya L. Gokaslan, Lee Hunter Riley III ; illustrated by Ian Suk.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  617.564 GOKASLAN    Check Shelf
Description viii, 151 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Note Includes index.
Contents As common as the common cold and 20 times more painful -- I. What's causing your symptoms? -- 24 vertebrae and 23 discs -- Who gets back pain and what causes it? -- Things that go wrong in the back -- Spinal tumors and metastatic cancer -- II. Getting a diagnosis and seeking treatment. What's wrong with me, and what should I do about it? -- Pain relief and nonsurgical treatment -- Physical therapy for pain strength and function / Kristin Archer -- Making the decision about surgery -- Back surgery and recovery.
Subject Backache -- Popular works.
Backache -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Back Pain -- Popular Works.
Back Pain -- therapy -- Popular Works.
Added Author Riley, Lee Hunter, 1960-
ISBN 9780801890420 hardcover alkaline paper
080189042X hardcover alkaline paper
9780801890437 paperback alkaline paper
0801890438 paperback alkaline paper
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