Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group


What Exercises Work

Dava Sobel and Arthur C. Klein

St. Martin's Griffin



What is the most powerful backache treatment ever developed to help prevent recurring back pain and restore you to a healthy, pain-free life?

The answer is exercise.

Exercise has:
Helped more bachache sufferes than drugs, surgery, or any other treatment--without dangerous side effects
Been widely prescribed by medical doctors and other health practitioners.
Been rated the best source of relief by backache sufferers themselves
Been uniformly supported by current medical research

Each exercise is explained in words and diagrams so that even a beginner can put together an individualized exercise program that works. Included are:

Exercises to relieve acute and chronic plain, plus preventative measures
Self evaluation checklists
Instructions for increasing activity levels
Tips on performing everyday activities without pain

Let Dava Sobel and Arthur C. Klein's Backache: What Exercises Work work wonders in ending your back pain. Only this book has the techniques you need.


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About the author

Dava Sobel and Arthur C. Klein

Dava Sobel is an award-winning former science reporter for The New York Times and author of the national bestseller Longitude.

Arthur C. Klein is a survey designer and market research specialist. They are the best-selling authors of Backache Relief, Arthritis: What Works, and Arthritis: What Exercises Work. Both live in East Hampton, New York.

Dava Sobel

Arthur C. Klein

Arthur C. Klein

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