|If you’ve ever said, “Oh, my aching back,” you’re not alone. Among painful and non-life-threatening conditions, back pain is one of the most common, affecting 80% of all Americans at some point.You can break the chains of chronic back pain!Back pain may not be life-threatening, but it can threaten how fully you enjoy and live your life. The good news is you can treat and defeat back pain. You can banish the aches and the frustration.This new report from Harvard Medical School will show you how.In this guide you’ll learn the many reasons back pain occurs. And you’ll find how to select the best treatment strategies to accelerate relief, promote healing, and prevent recurrence.|
Have the healthy pain-free back you want and deserve!
In Back Pain: Finding solutions for your aching back, Harvard doctors share the best practices, procedures and preventive steps to end back pain and help you to achieve renewed and strengthened back health. You will have the facts you need to act wisely and confidently.
Which back surgery techniques are safest and more effective? Which medications relieve pain and avoid the dangers of opioids? Is an MRI better than a CT scan? Does chiropractic care work? Does a disc really “slip?” The report will answer these questions and many more.
You’ll be at the forefront of back care!
This is guidance you can use from a source you can trust—Harvard Medical School. You’ll discover the crucial first step for treating a strain…a definitive imaging test for diagnosing spinal stenosis…6 safe fast-acting medications to reduce back pain…and an outpatient procedure for compression fractures.
Quite simply, we’ve got your back!
The report brings you strategies for conditions ranging from bulging discs to vertebral fractures …from sciatica and arthritis to spondylitis and spinal stenosis. You’ll know about conditions that will likely heal on their own and “red flag” symptoms that mean you need to see a doctor immediately.
You’ll read about three back conditions that tend to run in families…minimally-invasive procedures for addressing a herniated disc…an integrative therapy as effective as medications in reducing pain…and even the best sleep position (and best mattress) for low back pain.
Put back pain behind you! Wake without the aches.
- Bible verses for today’s meditation and inspiration: Matthew E. McLaren
- Matthew 18:15
If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
- Ephesians 1:7-8
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace, which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence.
- Luke 6:37
Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
- 1 Peter 3:9
Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.
- Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
- John 3:16-17
For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
- Matthew 18:21-22
Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”
- Joel 2:13
Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity.
- Psalm 65:3
Though we are overwhelmed by our sins, you forgive them all.
- Romans 4:5
But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners.
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