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The Resource Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible, Sarah Key

Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible, Sarah Key

Label
Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible
Title
Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Key
Title variation
Back sufferers' bible
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Take steps to keep your back healthy and pain-free with down to earth advice from one of Australia's most high profile physiotherapists. This completely revised and updated edition, written for sufferers and practitioners alike, provides all the information you need to play an active part in your own treatment
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Key, Sarah
Dewey number
617.564
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spine
  • Back pain
  • Back exercises
  • Backache
  • Spine
  • Spine
  • Backache
Target audience
adult
Label
Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible, Sarah Key
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Record machine-generated from publisher information
  • "First published in 2000"--Title page verso
  • "Understanding is half the cure. You can treat your own back!"--Cover
  • "Fully updated and revised third edition"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 235-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: The way it might be -- The way it is ... -- The way it goes wrong -- The way ahead ... -- 1.How a normal spine works -- What is a spine? -- The lumbar vertebrae -- The spinal ligaments -- The intervertebral discs -- The nutrition of the discs -- The vertebral movements -- The facet joints -- The bending human spine -- The spinal nerves -- The muscles which work the spine -- 2.The stiff spinal segment -- What is a stiff spinal segment? -- Causes of a stiff spinal segment -- Unremitting spinal compression reduces disc metabolism -- Gravity squeezes fluid from the discs -- Abdominal (tummy) weakness allows the spine to `sink' -- Sustained postures accelerate fluid loss and poor varieties of movement prevent fluid replacement -- Chronic protective muscle spasm compresses the problem disc -- Abnormal postures increase neurocentral compression and reduce metabolic activity of the discs --
  • Contents note continued: Injury can rupture the cartilage endplate between vertebra and disc -- The disc breaks down -- The way this back behaves -- The sub-clinical phase -- The acute phase -- Acute palpation -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- Sub-acute palpation -- The chronic phase -- Chronic palpation -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- Aims of self-treatment for segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for acute segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for chronic segmental stiffness -- 3.Facet joint arthropathy -- What is facet joint arthropathy? -- Diagnosis by manual palpation -- Causes of facet arthropathy -- Disc stiffening allows the facet capsules to tighten -- Disc narrowing causes the facet joint surfaces to override -- A sway back causes the lower facets to jam -- Weak tummy muscles can jam the facets --
  • Contents note continued: A shorter leg invokes a greater restraint role of the facets -- Golf clinic -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- Manual diagnosis of an acutely inflamed facet -- What causes the acute pain? -- Interrupting the pain cycle -- The chronic phase -- Lessening the pain -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for acute facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for chronic facet joint arthropathy -- 4.The acute locked back -- What is an acute locked back? -- Causes of an acute locked back -- A natural `window of weakness' early in a bend -- Segmental stiffness predisposes to facet locking -- Muscle weakness contributes to facet locking -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- The chronic phase --
  • Contents note continued: What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for an acute locked back -- A typical self-treatment for acute locked back -- A typical self treatment for sub-acute locked back -- A typical self-treatment for chronic locked back -- 5.The prolapsed `slipped' intervertebral disc -- What is a prolapsed disc? -- Diagnostic techniques -- Disc surgery -- Causes of a prolapsed disc -- Pre-existing breakdown alters the properties of the nucleus and weakens the disc wall -- Bending and lifting stress breaks down the back wall of the disc -- Intensifying the breakdown -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The chronic phase -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self treatment of a prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for acute prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for chronic prolapsed disc --
  • Contents note continued: 6.The unstable spinal segment -- What is segmental instability? -- Diagnosis -- Spinal surgery -- Causes of segmental instability -- Primary breakdown of the disc -- Primary breakdown of the facet joints -- Incompetence of the `bony catch' mechanism of the facet joints -- Weakness and poor coordination of the trunk muscles -- Some speculation -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- The chronic phase -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for segmental instability -- A typical self-treatment for acute instability -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute instability -- A typical self-treatment for chronic instability -- 7.Dealing with acute back pain -- What acute back pain does to your body -- What you can do yourself: The 2 Important Appeasing Exercises for Acute Back Pain -- 1.The Wiggly Wagglies -- 2.Knees Rocking Every Which Way --
  • Contents note continued: 8.Treating your own back -- Helping yourself -- Preliminary thoughts -- The Procedures -- Bed rest -- The correct way to rest in bed -- Medication -- Painkillers and NSAIDs -- Muscle relaxants -- Exercises for treating a bad back -- Rocking the knees to your chest -- Rolling along the spine -- Legs passing -- Reverse curl ups -- The Back Block -- Segmental pelvic bridging -- The Ma Roller -- Squatting -- Toe touches in the standing position -- Diagonal toe touches -- Floor twists -- The Cobra -- From the Cobra to the Pose of the Child -- The Sphinx -- Spinal intrinsics strengthening
Control code
000058258486
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xi, 260 pages
Isbn
9781760295097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)956553940
Label
Sarah Key's back sufferers' bible, Sarah Key
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Record machine-generated from publisher information
  • "First published in 2000"--Title page verso
  • "Understanding is half the cure. You can treat your own back!"--Cover
  • "Fully updated and revised third edition"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 235-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: The way it might be -- The way it is ... -- The way it goes wrong -- The way ahead ... -- 1.How a normal spine works -- What is a spine? -- The lumbar vertebrae -- The spinal ligaments -- The intervertebral discs -- The nutrition of the discs -- The vertebral movements -- The facet joints -- The bending human spine -- The spinal nerves -- The muscles which work the spine -- 2.The stiff spinal segment -- What is a stiff spinal segment? -- Causes of a stiff spinal segment -- Unremitting spinal compression reduces disc metabolism -- Gravity squeezes fluid from the discs -- Abdominal (tummy) weakness allows the spine to `sink' -- Sustained postures accelerate fluid loss and poor varieties of movement prevent fluid replacement -- Chronic protective muscle spasm compresses the problem disc -- Abnormal postures increase neurocentral compression and reduce metabolic activity of the discs --
  • Contents note continued: Injury can rupture the cartilage endplate between vertebra and disc -- The disc breaks down -- The way this back behaves -- The sub-clinical phase -- The acute phase -- Acute palpation -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- Sub-acute palpation -- The chronic phase -- Chronic palpation -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- Aims of self-treatment for segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for acute segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute segmental stiffness -- A typical self-treatment for chronic segmental stiffness -- 3.Facet joint arthropathy -- What is facet joint arthropathy? -- Diagnosis by manual palpation -- Causes of facet arthropathy -- Disc stiffening allows the facet capsules to tighten -- Disc narrowing causes the facet joint surfaces to override -- A sway back causes the lower facets to jam -- Weak tummy muscles can jam the facets --
  • Contents note continued: A shorter leg invokes a greater restraint role of the facets -- Golf clinic -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- Manual diagnosis of an acutely inflamed facet -- What causes the acute pain? -- Interrupting the pain cycle -- The chronic phase -- Lessening the pain -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for acute facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute facet joint arthropathy -- A typical self-treatment for chronic facet joint arthropathy -- 4.The acute locked back -- What is an acute locked back? -- Causes of an acute locked back -- A natural `window of weakness' early in a bend -- Segmental stiffness predisposes to facet locking -- Muscle weakness contributes to facet locking -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- The chronic phase --
  • Contents note continued: What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for an acute locked back -- A typical self-treatment for acute locked back -- A typical self treatment for sub-acute locked back -- A typical self-treatment for chronic locked back -- 5.The prolapsed `slipped' intervertebral disc -- What is a prolapsed disc? -- Diagnostic techniques -- Disc surgery -- Causes of a prolapsed disc -- Pre-existing breakdown alters the properties of the nucleus and weakens the disc wall -- Bending and lifting stress breaks down the back wall of the disc -- Intensifying the breakdown -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The chronic phase -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self treatment of a prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for acute prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute prolapsed disc -- A typical self-treatment for chronic prolapsed disc --
  • Contents note continued: 6.The unstable spinal segment -- What is segmental instability? -- Diagnosis -- Spinal surgery -- Causes of segmental instability -- Primary breakdown of the disc -- Primary breakdown of the facet joints -- Incompetence of the `bony catch' mechanism of the facet joints -- Weakness and poor coordination of the trunk muscles -- Some speculation -- The way this back behaves -- The acute phase -- What causes the acute pain? -- The sub-acute phase -- The chronic phase -- What causes the chronic pain? -- What you can do about it -- The aims of self-treatment for segmental instability -- A typical self-treatment for acute instability -- A typical self-treatment for sub-acute instability -- A typical self-treatment for chronic instability -- 7.Dealing with acute back pain -- What acute back pain does to your body -- What you can do yourself: The 2 Important Appeasing Exercises for Acute Back Pain -- 1.The Wiggly Wagglies -- 2.Knees Rocking Every Which Way --
  • Contents note continued: 8.Treating your own back -- Helping yourself -- Preliminary thoughts -- The Procedures -- Bed rest -- The correct way to rest in bed -- Medication -- Painkillers and NSAIDs -- Muscle relaxants -- Exercises for treating a bad back -- Rocking the knees to your chest -- Rolling along the spine -- Legs passing -- Reverse curl ups -- The Back Block -- Segmental pelvic bridging -- The Ma Roller -- Squatting -- Toe touches in the standing position -- Diagonal toe touches -- Floor twists -- The Cobra -- From the Cobra to the Pose of the Child -- The Sphinx -- Spinal intrinsics strengthening
Control code
000058258486
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xi, 260 pages
Isbn
9781760295097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)956553940

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