A Revolutionary Approach to Halting the Cycle of Chronic Back Pain
Harmony, Paperback, 9780767905817, 256pp.
Publication Date: April 9, 2002
Drawing on their work with patients and studies from major scientific journals and corporations, the authors "of" "Back" "Sense "all three are former chronic back pain sufferers themselves developed a revolutionary self-treatment approach targeting the true causes of chronic back pain. It is based on conclusive evidence proving that stress and inactivity are usually the prime offenders, and it allows patients to avoid the restrictions and expense of most other treatments. After showing readers how to rule out the possibility that a rare medical condition is the source of their problem, "Back" "Sense" clearly and convincingly explains the actual factors behind chronic back pain and systematically leads readers toward recapturing a life free of back pain.
Isobel Fitzgerald O'Connor studied for her medical degree at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. She has a BSc in Histopathology and Basic Medical Sciences. She qualified as a doctor in 2000 from Imperial College School of Medicine.
Isobel has had house jobs in London at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, then as an SHO on the surgical rotation at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals. Isobel started her career in ENT surgery in Oxford and Reading before gaining an ENT national training number in South East Thames. Michael Urdang
studied at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. He has a BSc in Anatomy with research into orbital fractures. Michael qualified in 2000 from Imperial College School of Medicine. He has held house jobs in Norwich and Jersey, and began a rotation in Surgery at St Mary's in 2002. He gained
MRCS in June 2004. Michael left the UK to train in emergency medicine in June 2005 at the University of Southern California, USA.
Johnson is a physician and a board-certified specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is the medical director of the inpatient rehabilitation unit at Charlton Memorial Hospital and also maintains a private practice in physiatry.
"I highly recommend this wonderful book to everyone with back pain. The first of my patients who read it got out of bed and off narcotics for the first time in months. We’re both thrilled."
–Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
"Back Sense is a well-researched, well-written, and approachable book. I can testify to its efficacy, both as a patient and a practitioner: this approach works."
–David K. Urion, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School