Healing Back Pain Naturally (Paperback)

The Mind Body Program Proven to Work

By Art Brownstein

Gallery Books, 9780743424646, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2001

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Description

After suffering from back pain for twenty years, Dr. Art Brownstein shares the cure that worked for him and thousands of others.

Back pain is a global epidemic and the number one cause of disability in the US for people under forty-five. Seven out of ten people in the US will suffer serious back pain at some stage in their lives.

Sharing his own story of surgery, painkiller dependency, and severe depression, Dr. Brownstein guides you through the recovery program that gave him his life back. Today, he runs a medical practice, bikes, surfboards, teaches yoga, and leads an active life--free of pain

Dr. Brownstein covers topics such as The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back, Your Mind, Your Body and Back Pain, Moving Past Your Pain, The Back to Life Stretching Program, Strengthening Your Back, Stress Management for Your Back, Eating for a Healthy Back, Back to Work: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Back to Play: An Essential Ingredient for Healing, Back to Life: Emotional and Spiritual lessons for Healing, and special sections on emergency back care, recommended reading and resources.


About the Author

Art Brownstein, M.D., is a clinical instructor of medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and medical director of the Princeville Medical Clinic in Princeville, Hawaii. A former Air Force flight surgeon, he is also the only American physician to ever receive a diploma in yogic education from the government of India.


Praise For Healing Back Pain Naturally: The Mind Body Program Proven to Work

Andrew Weil, M.D.


Informative, scientifically accurate, and full of hope for sufferers.


Dean Ornish, M.D.
author of Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease and Love and Survival

Dr. Brownstein is a remarkable physician who combines the best of traditional and nontraditional approaches. In Healing Back Pain Naturally, he provides a truly integrative approach to the treatment and prevention of back pain.


Larry Dossey, M.D.
author of Prayer Is Good Medicine and Healing Words

He explains in plain language why back pain is more than a mechanical problem, and how millions who suffer from it can be healed through a holistic approach.


Bernie Siegel, M.D.
author of Love, Medicine & Miracles and Prescriptions for Living

The future treatment of back pain is here today with Dr. Brownstein's truly revolutionary program. I hope that everyone who suffers from back pain will read his book and heed its wisdom.