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What to do for a Pain in the Neck

Author : Jerome Schofferman
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No one who works at a computer or drives a car will be surprised to learn that neck pain is on the rise. About 70 million people in the United States have had neck pain, and the incidence is increasing. Like back pain, neck pain can become a constant plague that is both mysterious and difficult to treat. Here at last is help. In What to Do for a Pain in the Neck, one of today's leading experts on neck pain provides a broad range of treatments and preventive measures so that you do not have to learn how to live with pain—you can banish it.

Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain

Author : Carol Krucoff
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Everyday activities such as using the computer, driving, or even curling up with a good book can create tension in the neck and shoulders. It's no wonder that so many of us have persistent discomfort and pain in these areas. Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain presents simple, yoga-based practices that you can do at work and at home to release muscle tension for immediate relief. After suffering from chronic neck pain for years, author and yoga therapist Carol Krucoff developed the unique self-care program found in this book. Now you, too, can free yourself from neck pain by practicing simple yoga exercises to stretch tight muscles and strengthen weak ones and by learning to properly align your body when performing everyday activities that may be contributing to your pain. This fully illustrated, easy to follow guidebook also addresses common problems that may accompany neck tension, including headaches, upper back pain, and stress.

Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management E Book

Author : Yun-tao Ma
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Synthesizing biomedicine and traditional acupuncture, this unique clinical manual allows medical professionals to learn acupuncture and implement it immediately into practice with ease. Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management explains the biomedical mechanism of acupuncture, as well as the non-specific nature of acupuncture and its neuro-psycho-immunological modulation. This straightford system of acupuncture – termed INMAS by the authors – provides a quantitative method to predict the effectiveness of treatment for each patient and an individually adjustable protocol for pain patients. Introduction to the Integrative Neuromuscular Acupoint System (INMAS), as well as the Homeostatic Acupoint System (HAS), help western-trained acupuncturists understand classical techniques A 16-point evaluation method provides a reliable quantitative method to accurately arrive at prognosis Clinically relevant, integrative treatment approach in user-friendly language Numerous detailed tables, photos, and line drawings to help readers understand the anatomy, symptomatic signs, and clinical procedures Clear chapters organized by regional condition for easy readability and flow Case studies to assist with application of concepts in clinical practice Unique, clinical procedures for pain management with sections on examination and needling methods Two appendices for quick reference of acronyms, abbreviations, and the 24 homeostatic acupoints Up-to-date information on the latest techniques, including a chapter on electroacupuncture

Back and Neck Pain

Author : Loic Burn
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Recent years have seen a virtual revolution occur in the treatment and management of back pain - a massive problem for so many people world-wide, and one that costs staggering amounts of money in terms of days lost from work and health care treatment. In the USA, The Agency for Health CarePolicy and Research published guidelines advocating major new changes in the way back pain was treated. In the UK, The Clinical Standards Advisory Group and the Royal College of Physicians published further guidelines, advocating important new changes of considerable significance to sufferers. Nowfor the first time, in Back and neck pain: The Facts, these guidelines have been translated for sufferers of back and neck pain. Providing user-friendly and clear advise, this book shows you how to take control of your problem, find relief from your pain, and ensure that you are armed with the factsyou need to know about all the possible treatments. Loic Burn is the Medical Advisor to the National Back Pain Association, and a well regarded authority on the subject. He is the author and advisor on several books, and has appeared on national TV and Radio.

7 Steps to a Pain Free Life

Author : Robin McKenzie
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A fully revised and updated edition of the program that’s sold more than 5.5 million copies worldwide—plus a new chapter addressing shoulder pain Since the McKenzie Method was first developed in the 1960s, millions of people have successfully used it to free themselves from chronic back and neck pain. Now, Robin McKenzie has updated his innovative program and added a new chapter on relieving shoulder pain. In 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life, you’ll learn: · Common causes of lower back, neck pain and shoulder pain · The vital role discs play in back and neck health · Easy exercises that alleviate pain immediately Considered the treatment of choice by health care professionals throughout the world, 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life will help you find permanent relief from back, neck, and shoulder pain.

A Massage Therapist s Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain E Book

Author : Sandy Fritz
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The massage therapist's guide to treating headaches and neck pain is a practical guide for the massage therapist to assist them in identifying appropriate massage treatment for those experiencing headaches and neck pain. The book describes the most common headache types and causes for neck pain that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage and associated methods easily incorporated into massage. Assessment procedures are provided both to identify appropriate treatment and to alert the massage therapist to more serious conditions that could be responsible for the symptoms and require a referral for further diagnosis and treatment. Protocols for treatment using massage and other soft tissue methods are provided. The text is written in a practical way that is user friendly. Incorporates a DVD demonstrating the palpation and treatment methods. Abundant illustrations and photos • Easy reference, easy language • DVD demonstrating methods and technique, such as: massage of face and head, massage of neck; and treatment of breathing pattern disorders and headaches • Written by two world-renowned authors

Manage and Cure Neck Pain Cervical Spondylosis

Author : Shiv Dua
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There Is A Popular Saying In America That Death & Taxes Are Unavoidable. So Is The Case With Backache And Neck Pain. During One'S Life These Pains Are Bound To Occur, May Be Temporary But Everyone Experiences These Pains In Mild Or Acute Form.

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E Book

Author : Cesar Fernandez de las Penas
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The first of its kind, Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive evidence- and clinical-based book, covering research-based diagnosis, prognosis and management of neuromusculoskeletal pathologies and dysfunctions of the upper quadrant, including joint, muscle, myofascial and neural tissue approaches. It uniquely addresses the expanding role of the various health care professions which require increased knowledge and skills in screening for contra-indications and recognizing the need for medical-surgical referral. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes also stresses the integration of experiential knowledge and a pathophysiologic rationale with current best evidence. the only one-stop guide for examination and treatment of the upper quadrant supported by accurate scientific and clinical-based data acknowledges the expanding direct access role of the various health professions both at the entry-level and postgraduate level addresses concerns among clinicians that research is overemphasized at the expense of experiential knowledge and pathophysiologic rationale multiple-contributed by expert clinicians and researchers with an international outlook covers diagnosis, prognosis and conservative treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes in clinical practice over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques

Your Guide to Coping with Back Pain

Author : Judylaine Fine
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Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor E Book

Author : Derrick Sueki
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Access the information you need to confidently diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders at a glance! With a "5-books-in-1" approach, this essential clinical reference provides up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic information on over 200 orthopedic conditions in a bulleted, quick-reference format ideal for both students and practitioners. Content is written entirely by orthopedic physical therapists and is logically organized to promote accurate, efficient differential diagnosis and intervention. '5-books-in-1' format combines essential content on foundational knowledge, clinical reasoning, orthopedic pathologies, common clinical questions, and pharmacology all in one place for fast, efficient reference. UNIQUE: Expert insight and decision-making strategies for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pathologies help you apply sound clinical reasoning to determine the needs of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. UNIQUE: Succinct, bulleted text organizes information consistently for easy access. Clinician-oriented profiles cover 200 orthopedic pathologies with considerations specific to your needs in orthopedic rehabilitation practice. 51 drug class monographs detail indications, dosages, contraindications and physical therapy implications to help you better understand drug interactions and more effectively manage patients.

Stop Your Neck Pain and Headache Now

Author : Rowlin L. Lichter, M.D.
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Stress is the leading cause of neck pain—and popping a pill is not the answer. Using the tools and techniques taught here, you can prevent neck pain and headaches in just minutes a day. Author Rowlin L. Lichter, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who shares step-by-step instructions on how you can stop your neck pain and headaches simply, quickly, and easily. Dr. Lichter has created a system of easy exercises that have provided permanent relief to 85 percent of the patients who tried them. Now this cure is yours without a prescription! These techniques have been developed with the help of physical therapists at CHART Rehabilitation in Hawaii, with continuing success. Knowledgeable doctors and therapists worldwide have adopted these methods. Dr. Lichter also explores complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, like acupuncture and many kinds of massage and shiatsu, which can give temporary relief. Since most neck pains are transient, that may be all the help you need. He also offers his professional opinion on which treatments, products, and “miracle solutions” to avoid. These exercises offer permanent relief from more serious neck pain and can be an important upgrade to any healthy lifestyle.

Pain Management Secrets E Book

Author : Charles E. Argoff
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No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, Pain Management Secrets, 3rd Edition has the answers. A two-color page layout, portable size, and a list of the “Top 100 Secrets in pain management help you better meet the challenges you face today. You’ll find all the features you rely on from the Secrets Series®—a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables and an informal tone—that make reference fast and easy. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets", providing you with an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat so you have it conveniently on hand at all times. Features new editors, Charles E. Argoff, MD and Gary McCleane, MD who present a thorough update on the latest in pain management. Presents a new contemporary internal design that helps you navigate the text easier.

The Changing Years what to Do about the Menopause

Author : Madeline Gray
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Assessment of Nonorthopedic Sports Injuries

Author : Jeffrey Lewandowski
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Assessment of Nonorthopedic Sports Injuries: A Sideline Reference Manual is a concise and user-friendly guide that will benefit both the clinician and the student. This handy manual will help the clinician evaluate and treat nonorthopedic injuries on the sidelines at sporting events and can also be used as a study guide for students in the classroom. This well-organized reference guide contains algorithms, tables, and illustrations along with chapters that include an introduction and brief anatomy review, where applicable. The algorithms are designed to rule out potentially catastrophic injuries, such as cervical spine and head injuries. The algorithms will then guide the clinician through an evaluation specific to the injury, so that a differentiation can be made between the signs and symptoms indicative of serious conditions and those that are relatively benign. Assessment of Nonorthopedic Sports Injuries: A Sideline Reference Manual is a valuable book that will easily fit into a medical bag and have use as a crossover manual from the classroom to the playing field.

The Praeger Handbook of Acupuncture for Pain Management A Guide to How the Magic Needles Work

Author : Jun Xu MD, L.Ac
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This unique text examines 30 specific pain management case studies to explain pain treatments from the perspectives of Eastern acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine as well as that of Western medical practice. • Presents information and experience from a unique physician: a licensed, board-certified medical doctor and acupuncturist with extensive training in both the United States and China • Illustrates acupuncture and acupressure points with specific detail useful to both patients and acupuncturists • Provides a dual-purpose self-study book that enables acupuncturists to better diagnose pain and guides patients on performing self acupressure pain treatment

Overcoming Back and Neck Pain

Author : Lisa Morrone
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One-third of Americans report having had low-back pain in the last 30 days. Ten percent are enduring chronic neck pain right now! Drug prescriptions, endless treatments, and limited lifestyles are just some of the consequences. Expert physical therapist Lisa Morrone says no to the treadmill of suffering. From nearly 20 years of teaching and practicing physical therapy, she offers a clinically proven approach to overcoming nagging back or neck pain. Lisa puts in one straightforward, accessible package the most effective exercises, guidelines, and lifestyle adjustments, involving... proper posture and core stability strengthening and stretching healthy movement patterns and ergonomics recovery from pain from compressed or ruptured discs nutrition, rest, and emotional/spiritual issues With Lisa's recommendations, readers will find they can attain substantial or complete freedom from pain—which brings freedom to enjoy work, friends, and family again, and live a fulfilling life serving God and others.

The Neck Book

Author : Gordon Waddell
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This publication contains accurate and effective advice and information on early management of neck pain, based on the latest research in the fields of orthopaedics, physiotherapy and ergonomics. Aspects discussed include: causes of neck pain; dealing with acute neck pain, muscle tension and stress, exercises and advice on how to stay active and get on with your life.

Maitland s Clinical Companion E Book

Author : Kevin Banks
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This reference is ideal for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilization and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders. The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilization and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. A vital companion to the classic texts – Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation – which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text

Management of Neck Pain An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics E Book

Author : Allen Sinclari Chen
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Anatomy and Pain Generators of the Neck, Physical Examination and Assessment of Neck Pain, Differentiating Between Neck and Shoulder Pain, Radiology of the Neck: A review of Xxray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, and other Imaging Modalities, Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Neck Pain, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Facet-Mediated Pain, Neck Pain in the Athlete, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Current Diagnostics, Treatments, and Controversies, Neck Pain from a Rheumatologic Perspective, Conservative Treatment for Neck Pain: Medications, Physical Therapy, and Exercise, Complementary and Alternative Treatment for Neck Pain: Acupuncture, Massage, TENS, Yoga, Chiropractic Care, Interventional Treatments for Neck Pain: Epidural Steroid Injections, Medial Branch Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation, Pulsed Radiofrequency, and Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neck Pain From a Spine Surgeon's Perspective.

What Your Doctor Hasn t Told You and the Health Store Clerk Doesn t Know

Author : Edward Schneider
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Millions of Americans turn to alternative medicine to treat chronic health problems when conventional medicine fails. Yet few doctors-or health store clerks and alternative practitioners-know what treatments are safe and effective. In this book, Edward Schneider, a leading researcher and clinician at the University of Southern California, arms readers with an overview of the latest medical research, then offers a proven formula for the best integrative therapy available to treat the most common health issues. From supplements and herbs, to acupuncture and yoga, What Your Doctor Hasn't Told You and the Health Store Clerk Doesn't Know outlines the myriad therapies used for: - sleep problems - joint, back, and neck pain - depression and anxiety - PMS and menopause - prostate health - heart disease and cancer - memory loss, and more An authoritative yet friendly guide, complete with hard-to-find dosage guidelines and advice on what therapies are just not worth your money, and packed with the type of information readers can take to the health store aisles and to their doctor, this book is essential reading for anyone considering alternative remedies.