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As many as 80% of patients will suffer from back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is the most common form of disability, and the second largest cause of work absenteeism. An early, proactive management approach offers the best route to minimizing these conditions. Renowned authority Curtis W. Slipman, MD and a team of multidisciplinary authorities present you with expert guidance on today's best non-surgical management methods, equipping you with the knowledge you need to offer your patients optimal pain relief.
By Curtis W. Slipman, MD, Director, Penn Spine Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Richard Derby, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stanford University Medical Center; Medical Director, Spinal Diagnostics and Treatment Center, Daly City, California; Frederick A. Simeone, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Chief of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania Hospital; Director of Neurosurgery, Elliott Neurological Center of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA and Tom G. Mayer, MD, Medical Director, Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics, Dallas, TX, USA
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