Health Reference Series: Back and Neck Disorders Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-410-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Available
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Back and Neck Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition provides information about diseases, disorders, and injuries that affect the spinal column, including degenerative disk disease, osteoarthritis, scoliosis, sciatica, spina bifida, spinal stenosis, ankylosing spondylitis, and sprains, strains, and fractures. It also describes proper spine function and includes suggestions for maintaining spinal health.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Understanding Back and Neck Problems
  • Chapter 1—Anatomy and Functions of the Spine
  • Chapter 2—Understanding Pain
  • Chapter 3—Overview of the Causes and Risk Factors for Back Pain
  • Chapter 4—How Aging Affects the Spine
  • Chapter 5—Facts about Low Back Pain
  • Chapter 6—Neck Pain
  • Chapter 7—Diagnosis and Treatment for Back Pain
  • Part II: Maintaining Spinal Health
  • Chapter 8—Understanding Neutral Spine Posture
  • Chapter 9—The Importance of Proper Body Mechanics
  • Chapter 10—Ergonomics for a Healthy Spine
  • Chapter 11—Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of Spine
  • Chapter 12—Back Pain Prevention at Work
  • Chapter 13—Preventing Back Injury among Caregivers
  • Chapter 14—Compensatory Workplace Exercises for a Healthy Back
  • Chapter 15—Ergonomic Tips for Driving
  • Chapter 16—Do Back Belts Really Work?
  • Chapter 17—When Wearing Backpacks, Are Kids Ergonomically Safe?
  • Chapter 18—Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Chapter 19—Exercises for Low Back Pain
  • Chapter 20—Pilates Promotes Back Health
  • Part III: Acute Injuries to the Back and Neck
  • Chapter 21—Neck Injuries
  • Chapter 22—Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Chapter 23—Osteoporosis and Fractures
  • Chapter 24—Understanding Spinal Cord Injury
  • Part IV: Chronic Disorders Associated with Back and Neck Pain
  • Chapter 25—Skeletal Deformities of Spine
  • Chapter 26—Inflammatory Joint Disease of the Spine
  • Chapter 27—Osteoarthritis: Degenerative Spinal Joint Disease
  • Chapter 28—Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Chapter 29—Slipped (Herniated) Disc
  • Chapter 30—Spinal Stenosis
  • Chapter 31—Radiculopathy
  • Chapter 32—Spina Bifida and Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Chapter 33—Spinal Tumors and Cysts
  • Chapter 34—Cervical Disc Disease
  • Chapter 35—Other Musculoskeletal Conditions of Back and Neck
  • Part V: Medications and Rehabilitative Therapies for Spinal Problems
  • Chapter 36—Managing Chronic Pain
  • Chapter 37—All about Medications for Spinal Pain
  • Chapter 38—What You Need to Know about Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Chapter 39—Spinal Injections
  • Chapter 40—Physical Therapy for Back and Neck Disorders
  • Chapter 41—Back and Neck Braces
  • Chapter 42—Spinal Manipulation for Low Back Pain
  • Chapter 43—Spinal Manipulation or Home Exercise Is More Effective than Medication for Acute Neck Pain
  • Chapter 44—Chiropractic Care for Back Pain
  • Chapter 45—Meditation and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Ease Low Back Pain
  • Chapter 46—Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain
  • Chapter 47—Acupuncture for Back Pain
  • Chapter 48—M6-C™ Artificial Cervical Disc
  • Part VI: Information about Spinal Surgeries
  • Chapter 49—What You Should Know before Your Surgery
  • Chapter 50—Questions to Ask Your Doctor before You Have Surgery
  • Chapter 51—Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Chapter 52—Neck Surgery
  • Chapter 53—Low Back Surgery
  • Chapter 54—Spinal Fusion Surgery
  • Chapter 55—Bone Graft and Bone Allografts
  • Part VII: Cancers of the Back and Neck
  • Chapter 56—Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Chapter 57—Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer
  • Chapter 58—Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Chapter 59—Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Chapter 60—Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Part VIII: Clinical Trials and Research Studies
  • Chapter 61—Understanding Clinical Trials and Observational Studies
  • Chapter 62—Ongoing Clinical Trials for Back and Neck Related Problems
  • Chapter 63—Research Studies on Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 64—Glossary of Terms Related to Back and Neck Care
  • Chapter 65—Directory of Back and Neck Organizations and Resources