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Watch your back! : how the back pain industry is costing us more and giving us less-- and what you can do to inform and empower yourself in seeking treatment /
Richard A. Deyo, MD.
imprint
Ithaca, New York : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2014.
description
xv, 212 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0801453240, 9780801453243
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imprint
Ithaca, New York : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2014.
isbn
0801453240
9780801453243
contents note
Back pain nation -- Even the best and brightest -- What's wrong? What's not? Can we tell the difference? -- Painkillers : easy solutions sometimes aren't -- Painkillers and the marketing of pain -- Pain management, now that's money -- Stabbed in the back -- Surgical gadgets and the explosion of fusion surgery -- The pointed search for relief : injections, ablations, and blocks, oh my! -- Why would you get better after useless therapy? -- Manipulating the pain : chiropractic and other alternative treatments -- Nobody takes it seriously! -- Boot camp -- Amplifying your voice -- Some policy implications.
catalogue key
10278871
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-202) and index.

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