Living Well with Back Pain

What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need to Know

by Robert B. Winter M.D., Marilyn L. Bach PhD

On Sale: 07/03/2006

Living Well with Back Pain

What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need to Know

by Robert B. Winter M.D., Marilyn L. Bach PhD

On Sale: 07/03/2006


About the Book

If you're one of the millions of Americans suffering from back pain, Robert B. Winter, MD, and Marilyn L. Bach, PhD, have the answers and knowledge you need to effectively manage your condition. In Living Well with Back Pain, Winter and Bach draw on an extensive network of experts to bring you the latest information on:

  • Diagnosing—and even eliminating—the problem
  • Exercise programs and over-the-counter drug treatments
  • Choosing the right medical practitioner
  • When surgery and other invasive procedures are not needed

The authors are affiliated with an internationally renowned back treatment center, the Twin Cities Spine Center, which has treated tens of thousands of back pain sufferers. Their expertise and up-to-the-minute knowledge make this the most comprehensive, current, and accessible back pain book available.

Critical Praise

“[A] must read for any person suffering with low-back pain and for those seeking treatment.” — Howard S. An, M.D., the Morton International Endowed Chair, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

“As a spine surgeon with over 35 years of experience… I will definitely recommend it to my patients.” — Mark D. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

“The information is scientifically sound and is written by one of the giants of spinal care, Dr. Robert Winter.” — Dale E. Rowe, MD

“[P]rovides comprehensive information regarding the various evidence-based treatment options available…Will guide [patients] into appropriate treatment pathways.” — Thomas G. Lowe, MD, Clinical Professor - Orthopaedics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Woodridge Spine Center, PC

“[A] reader-friendly, comprehensive guide that will prove invaluable for persons with back pain.” — Darlene Kvist, M.S., C.N.S., L.N., Director, Nutrional Weight and Wellness, Saint Paul, Minnesota

“Very well written....easy to read and covers EVERYTHING. I wish I had had [this book] before my surgery.” — Arlyne Selvestra, back pain patient

“[E]xtremely comprehensive, easy to read, and...full of important information and references.” — Patricia Brahm, back pain patient

“A must-have resource for anyone who is experiencing back pain or who is considering surgery.” — Lisette Wright, back pain patient

“LIVING WELL WITH BACK PAIN is unique in breadth and scope.” — Alfred Messore, MD, Psychiatrist, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Former Program Director, Washington Psychiatric Society

“[J]ust what the spine doctor ordered...invaluable.” — Clifford B. Tribus, MD, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

“This is a very comprehensive book about back pain that covers all aspects of treatment...clearly written and easily understandable.” — Leon Root, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

“The authors EMPOWER patients to take charge of their back pain...cutting-edge and easy to follow.” — Alex Vaasen, L. P, Senior Staff and Quality Co-coordinator, Department of Physiotherapy, Leiden Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

“A welcome addition to the body of literature on this important subject.” — Janice T. Sacks, Vice Chair, Scoliosis Association, Inc.

“A fireside chat for back pain sufferers, with all the tools a patient needs to conquer back pain...Highly recommended.” — Ronald Moskovich, M.D., F.R.C.S., Associate Chief, Spine Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

“I strongly recommend is to anyone who has back pain, has had back pain, or wants to...avoid back pain.” — William C. Lauerman, MD., Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics



Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060792275
  • ISBN 10: 0060792272
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 07/03/2006
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price:26.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : HEALTH & FITNESS / General
  • BISAC2 : MEDICAL / Chiropractic
  • BISAC3 : MEDICAL / Orthopedics
  • BISAC4 : HEALTH & FITNESS / Alternative Therapies
  • BISAC5 : HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management

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