More Details about Back Care : A Clinical Approach

General Information  
Author(s)Braggins S
PublisherELSEVIER
ISBN9780443064883
Pages272
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2000

Description

This informative text is an introduction to back care for those professionals who have to deal with the day to day management and prevention of back problems. It is divided into two sections, the first of which looks at the structure and function of the healthy back and what can cause things to go wrong and so lead to back pain. The second section deals with back care and back pain management. It addresses posture, problems of manual handling, exercises for maintaining a healthy back and treatment plans for back problems. Written by a highly experienced physiotherapist who specialises in back care this book provides an accessible and practical guide for all those practitioners who have to deal with the management or prevention of back pain.