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The Resource Crooked : outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery, Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Crooked : outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery, Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

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Crooked : outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery
Title
Crooked
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outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery
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Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
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Language
eng
Summary
An "investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades ... [examines] all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
An investigative journalist with chronic back pain exposes the dark world of the spine medicine industry, which is often ineffective, expensive and sometimes just harmful, and offers evidence-based rehabilitations options for fellow sufferers
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10565402
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Ramin, Cathryn Jakobson
Dewey number
617.56406
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Backache
Target audience
adult
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outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery
Label
Crooked : outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery, Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
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Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [379]-383) and index
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text
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Contents
Introduction: A terrible affliction : when I went looking for a solution, I found a much bigger problem -- PART I: PROBLEMS. Back pain nation : how we got into this mess ; A tale of two tables : why back patients "fail" chiropractic treatment and physical therapy ; Hazardous images : why you do not need--or want--to have an MRI ; Needle jockeys : how epidural steroid injections can go wrong ; The gold standard : why lumbar spinal fusion is never your only remaining option ; Google your spine surgery : the truth about "cutting-edge" procedures, as advertised online and on TV ; Replacement parts : why a bionic lumbar spine is not in the cards ; The opioid wars : how chronic opioid therapy keeps you in pain -- PART II: SOLUTIONS. Head case : what your brain has to do with your back ; The back whisperers : how to find a rehabilitation partner ; The right kind of hurt : how a much-maligned machine may still change everything ; The posture mavens : how to make gravity your friend -- Conclusion: Six years later
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 409 pages
Isbn
9780062641786
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)957240921
Label
Crooked : outwitting the back pain industry and getting on the road to recovery, Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [379]-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A terrible affliction : when I went looking for a solution, I found a much bigger problem -- PART I: PROBLEMS. Back pain nation : how we got into this mess ; A tale of two tables : why back patients "fail" chiropractic treatment and physical therapy ; Hazardous images : why you do not need--or want--to have an MRI ; Needle jockeys : how epidural steroid injections can go wrong ; The gold standard : why lumbar spinal fusion is never your only remaining option ; Google your spine surgery : the truth about "cutting-edge" procedures, as advertised online and on TV ; Replacement parts : why a bionic lumbar spine is not in the cards ; The opioid wars : how chronic opioid therapy keeps you in pain -- PART II: SOLUTIONS. Head case : what your brain has to do with your back ; The back whisperers : how to find a rehabilitation partner ; The right kind of hurt : how a much-maligned machine may still change everything ; The posture mavens : how to make gravity your friend -- Conclusion: Six years later
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 409 pages
Isbn
9780062641786
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)957240921

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