Low Back and Neck Pain

Comprehensive Diagnosis and Management

By

  • David Borenstein, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Potomac, MD
  • Sam Wiesel, MD, Professor & Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Scott Boden, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Decatur, GA

Previously published as two separate books, Low Back Pain and Neck Pain—each considered a classic in its field—the new Back and Neck Pain, 3rd Edition presents all of today's best clinical knowledge on both of these areas in a single comprehensive, definitive volume. Its multidisciplinary approach thoroughly explores the pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of back and neck pain, putting the latest techniques and treatments at readers' fingertips.
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Audience

Orthopaedists, Residents and Fellows, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Family Practitioners, Rheumatologists, Pain Specialists and Health Science Libraries

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2004
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-9277-7


Table of Contents

Section I. Anatomy and Physiology of Neck and Back Pain


Chapter 1 Anatomy and Physiology of Neck and Back Pain

Chapter 2 Epidemiology of Neck Pain and Low Back Pain

Chapter 3 Sources of Spinal Pain


Section II. Clinical Evaluation of Neck and Low Back Pain


Chapter 4 History

Chapter 5 Physical Examination

Chapter 6 Laboratory Tests

Chapter 7 Radiographic Evaluation

Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Tests

Chapter 9 Algorithms for the management of back and neck pain


Section III: Diseases Associated with Low Back and Neck Pain


Chapter 10 Mechanical Disorders

Chapter 11 Rheumatologic Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 12 Infections of the Spine

Chapter 13 Tumors and Infiltrative Lesions of the Spine

Chapter 14 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 15 Hematologic Disorders

Chapter 16 Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 17 Referred Pain

Chapter 18 Miscellaneous Diseases


Section IV: Therapy


Chapter 19 Medical Therapy

Chapter 20 Surgical Therapy

Chapter 21 Occupational Therapy

Chapter 22 Chronic Pain Management


Appendix