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The New Back Doctor [Paperback]

Hamilton Hall
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Book Description

Dec 1 1994
Eight out of ten people suffer from back pain at some time in their lives. Many endure the pain, while some undergo unnecessary surgery because there seems to be no solution.

Now there is a solution, with the help of distinguished orthopedic surgeon and back specialist, Dr. Hamilton Hall. Dr. Hall presents a safe, straightforward and effective program for total back care which will alleviate back pain and help to conquer it permanently.

Included are chapters on:

-Principal causes of back pain

-Pros and cons of chiropractors, osteopaths and acupuncturists

-A daily, ten-minute exercise program with illustrations

-Available treatments--including surgery--rated as to their effectiveness and risk

-Myths surrounding back ailments

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5.0 out of 5 stars No More Back Pain Jan. 16 2004
I thought I was headed for surgery. I bought the original edition of this book about 20 years ago, and it changed my life. I ski, mortorcycle, lift heavy objects, play golf and do anything I want without any fear. My back may occasionally annoy me a little, (I'm in my 50's) but it never stops me from doing anything. This is the best book for back pain I have ever read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Now I know what's going on back there! Feb. 10 2001
I found this book very helpful in that it differentiates between various types of back pain by using four different categories for back pain. It allowed me to understand what kind of pain I have and to put it into a context. It also gave me specific exercises that are good for me. The book is not particularly kind to chiropractors, but I believe it is fair and generally open minded, and optimistic. I especially appreciated his emphasis on attitude.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Informative Sept. 20 2013
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Besides delving into the anatomy of back problems it also has very helpful exercises that one can use to help lessen back pain.
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