No treatment program for low back pain is complete
without a great deal of attention to the prevention of further back problems.
It is a common belief that most episodes of low back pain simply get
better in 6 or 8 weeks no matter what type of treatment a patient receives.
The problem with this thinking is that 90 percent of these patients will
have recurring bouts of back pain. Without proper instruction on how to
protect the spine, they will continue to do things that lead to further
injury and deterioration of the spine. Without information about how to
practice good spine health, patients are at risk for having increasing
problems with low back pain and are more apt to eventually develop disabling
The truth is that most people who’ve had back pain once don’t
get completely better by themselves. They may begin to have less pain,
but that isn’t always a sign that everything has returned to normal.
have determined that having back pain, even once, can alter the way your
back and abdominal muscles work, which can leave your spine unsupported
and prone to another injury. That’s where Back Care Boot
Camp comes in. It details these new facts. It also teaches you
ways to energize your muscles again to protect your back and to reduce
the chances of having a future problem. Back Care Boot Camp gives immediate
guidance to help you head off potential long-term problems—before
The Back Care Boot Camp program is designed to be used
with a physical therapist as a guide. The program consists of 8 formal
sessions of physical therapy and usually takes about four weeks to complete.
The progam is designed to educate you about the importance of spine health
and give you the proper tools to protect your spine into the future.
The entire program is available online
or you can purchase a printed manual in
a high quality,
full color softback book format here:
Last Updated on Thursday, 27 July 2006 13:06
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