latest scientific research reverses what most doctors have thought about chronic
It turns out that most people dont need surgery or other costly
treatments and can resume their normal life right away.
Now, with BACK SENSE: A Revolutionary Approach to Halting the Cycle of Chronic
Back Pain, pain sufferers have a safe and affordable
approach to curing their aching backs. Back
Sense leads readers through a self-treatment program that has helped thousands of
patients already, and marks a breakthrough in the field of integrative
medicine, which combines the best of both conventional and alternative
approaches. The program evolved out of the personal back pain
experiences of its authors, recent advances in medical research, and many years
of clinical experience.
new approach to chronic back pain is based on the emerging scientific consensus
that most chronic back pain is caused by stress, fear, muscle tension, and
inactivity, rather than by damaged or defective spinal structures. Despite being
stress-related, the pain is certainly not imagined or "all in your
head." We know that it is completely real. Muscle tension and
spasms can cause intense pain.
you come to see for yourself that your spine is not really damaged, you can begin to
understand how pain is maintained by the Chronic Back Pain Cycle. This is a vicious circle in
which concern about pain and physical limitations causes emotional distress, and
this distress leads to heightened tension, more pain, and further distress. Most
people begin to give up normal activity, leading to physical
deconditioning that further feeds the cycle.
In the Back Sense program, people learn to gradually
change their understanding of the causes and consequences of the pain, and then
systematically work toward a full range and intensity of physical activity,
which both relaxes and strengthens the affected muscles.
Sense guides readers step by step through this process, with a
"user-friendly" format. It is the first book to offer a comprehensive program that will end the
Chronic Back Pain Cycle once and for all, offering a scientifically sound alternative to expensive, frustrating, and debilitating