Low Back Disorders

Low Back Disorders

Evidence-based Prevention and Rehabilitation

Book - 2016
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The third edition of Low Back Disorders contains all of the tools for treating those with low back maladies. The text provides detailed insights into injury assessment by an extensively expanded set of tests with accompanying instructions. The web resource contains an online video suite that showcases various exercises and assessments.

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Based on the author's research results which quantify the forces that specific movements and exercises impose on the low back, the book challenges commonly prescribed practices for avoiding back injury and provides alternative strategies to offset injuries and restore function. Guidelines for the prevention and rehabilitation of low back problems focus on ensuring a stable spine while also addressing patients who have too much stiffness and crush their spines with chronic contraction. Numerous black and white photos illustrate exercise sequences. The third edition adds a companion website containing 20 printable handouts and 17 video clips of the exercises. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Champaign, IL :, Human Kinetics,, [2016]
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781450472913
Characteristics: xx, 404 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm

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