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Back pain : how to build core stability for long-lasting relief
Gavine, Adam, author.
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Publication Information:
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2014.
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xi, 236 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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RD768 .G38 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A self-help guide for sufferers of back pain who want long-lasting relief, with simple exercises which can be done at home

Back pain gets in the way of everything we want to do, and it can stop us sleeping too. It can be difficult to find the right treatment, and expensive to keep visiting a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, or masseuse. If you are looking for long-lasting relief from your back pain, or trying to avoid back problems, it's essential to treat the cause, not just the symptom. Research shows building your core muscle stability is the most effective way to deal with most forms of back pain. Drawing on their extensive clinical experience and the latest research, this book explains how to find the best possible treatment for one's back and get the most out of treatment. It provides safe exercises that can be can do at home to develop and maintain core muscle stability, illustrated by easy-to-follow photographs.

Author Notes

Adam Gavine is a chiropractor with special interest in sports medicine and spinal and functional rehabilitation. He represented Canada in decathlon and has experience working with top football and basketball teams, as well as members of the Canadian Olympic team. Rod Bonello is a researcher with an international reputation as a consultant in health care research. He is currently National President of the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia.