Recent years have seen a virtual revolution occur in the treatment and management of back pain - a massive problem for so many people world-wide, and one that costs staggering amounts of money in terms of days lost from work and health care treatment. In the USA, The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research published guidelines advocating major new changes in the way back pain was treated. In the UK, The Clinical Standards Advisory Group and the Royal College of Physicians published further guidelines, advocating important new changes of considerable significance to sufferers. Now for the first time, in Back and neck pain: The Facts, these guidelines have been translated for sufferers of back and neck pain. Providing user-friendly and clear advise, this book shows you how to take control of your problem, find relief from your pain, and ensure that you are armed with the facts you need to know about all the possible treatments. Loic Burn is the Medical Advisor to the National Back Pain Association, and a well regarded authority on the subject. He is the author and advisor on several books, and has appeared on national TV and Radio.The Facts Loic Burn. Rhizolysis and rhizotomy These are surgical procedures that involve killing some of the nerve endings. How do you get them? By referral by your doctor to a hospital specialist. Will they help you? They may. Will they hurt?
|Title||:||Back and Neck Pain|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2000|