Recommended Books About Back Pain and Spinal Disorders


Gerard Girasole 7 MInute Back Pain Solution

The 7 Minute Back Pain Solution

Are you one of the millions of lower-back-pain sufferers who is desperate for relief? Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by pain so excruciating you were afraid to move? Have you spent countless hours seeing medical professionals? Now, with 7 easy stretches done in just minutes a day, you can finally relieve your back pain and prevent it from happening again. The exercises and tips in this book will teach you how to fight back pain anywhere, anytime, using the equipment you already have -- your own muscles.

Authors: Gerard J. Girasole, MD and Cara Hartman, CPT

Everything You Wanted to Know About The Back, A Consumer's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lower Back Pain

"Lower back pain is the second most common reason to visit a doctor, right behind the common cold and the flu. This book takes the mystery out of the spine and brings the information down to a level that is easy to understand for sufferers of back pain."

Author: Donald S. Corenman, MD, DC

Jason Highsmith The Complete Idiot's Guide to Back Pain

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Back Pain

Leave back pain behind. 

For the millions of back pain sufferers, the causes can be numerous, making the search for relief frustrating and complex. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Back Pain and its expert authors explain the many causes of back pain and provide the best methods and techniques for relief and prevention of back pain and maintaining a healthy back.

Authors: Jason Highsmith, MD and Jovanka JoAnn Milivojevic

Chiropractic First

Chiropractic First: The Fastest Growing Healthcare Choice... Before Drugs or Surgery

To make the most of chiropractic care, you need to understand why it works and how it works in partnership with your miraculous body. Dr. Terry Rondberg demystifies chiropractic as he tells the story of the founder in 1895, and how it was further developed over the next one hundred plus years. And to date, how chiropractic is helping and healing millions of people in the United States and throughout the world. 

Author: Dr. Terry A. Rondberg D.C.

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

Dr. John E. Sarno is a medical pioneer whose program has helped thousands upon thousands of people overcome their back conditions--without or drugs or dangerous surgery. Now, using his groundbreaking research into TMS (Tension Myositis Syndrome), Dr. Sarno goes one step further: after identifying stress and other psychological factors in back pain, he demonstrates how many of his patients have gone on to heal themselves without exercise or other physical therapy.

Author: John E. Sarno

Condition-Specific Massage Therapy

Condition-Specific Massage Therapy (LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series)

Condition-Specific Massage Therapy is a versatile book that outlines treatment goals for relieving musculoskeletal conditions in the context of a relaxation/wellness massage session. Students in a basic 500-700 hour program and practicing therapists will both benefit from the techniques outlined, as well as build upon critical thinking and basic massage skills. This book will prepare therapists and students both in the clinical and spa setting for dealing with common musculoskeletal conditions.

Author: Celia Bucci MA LMT