My Neck Hurts! PDF ePub eBook

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My Neck Hurts! free pdf Neck pain is a common and debilitating problem. Two-thirds of adults will experience an episode of neck pain in their lifetime and ten percent of the population is plagued by chronic neck pain. Dr. Martin T. Taylor's comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the nonsurgical treatment of neck pain tells people what they need to know to become a partner in charting an effective course of treatment. Which of the many options for treating neck pain is right for you? Dr. Taylor identifies the various causes of pain and details the range of medical treatments and physical and alternative therapies available. The book supplies detailed information about: physical therapy, from exercises and aquatherapy to ultrasound and traction- electrical stimulation methods such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and percutaneous neuromodulation therapy (PNT)- manual therapies - massage, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), and chiropractic treatment- medications, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), muscle relaxants, and topical medications- botulinum toxin therapy, occipital nerve blocks, and other forms of injection therapy- and, alternative and complementary therapies such as acupuncture, biofeedback, yoga, and pilates. Dr. Taylor's jargon-free explanations start with the least invasive treatments before moving on to more invasive and less common interventions. This truly readable resource includes patient stories, diagrams, and color illustrations as well as tips on how to effectively communicate with your physician and an appendix of websites and other resources.

About Martin T. Taylor

Martin T. Taylor, D.O., Ph.D., is a practicing neurologist and a clinical associate professor at the Ohio College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Author : Martin T. Taylor
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 15 December 2010
ISBN : 0801896665
EAN : 9780801896668
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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