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Low Back and Neck Pain

Comprehensive Diagnosis and Management

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.

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

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Published: April 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9277-7

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

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