The first truly authoritative and accessible book written by an expert spinal surgeon for the general public. Discusses the impact of pain and disability and the exercises, therapies, and medications used to treat them. Guides the reader through details of spinal anatomy that every spinal patient should know to make informed decisions about treatment and possible surgery. With a detailed discussion of surgery including the risks, options, expectations for recovery, and even the complexities of health insurance, this is the essential manual for every back pain sufferer.
- Publication Date:
- 17 / 05 / 2007