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Dr. Doctor’s Little Back Book
by Uday Doctor M.D.

Overview


Back pain? Neck pain? Shoulder pain? Hip pain? Buttock pain? Groin pain? Rib pain? Arm or leg pain? Tailbone pain?

All these types of pain are commonly due to a specific problem in the spine.

Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book: All the Secrets You Need to Know about Causes and Solutions for Neck, Mid-Back, and Lower Back Pain provides readers with easy-to-follow instructions to determine the specific problem creating their discomfort and simple explanations to offer the relief they seek.

Written to educate and guide everyone with spine pain or other areas of musculoskeletal pain that actually originates from the spine, the Little Back Book offers insight into Dr. Doctor's unique approach to treating back pain. A lot of discomfort that people experience in different areas of the body are due to problems in their spine, including the shoulder, hip, buttock, groin, rib and mid-back, arm and leg and even the tailbone. Dr. Doctor empowers patients and health care providers alike in not only providing a clear-cut pathway in achieving a diagnosis, but provides alternatives in reaching an endpoint.

Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a leader in the field, noted spinal diagnostics specialist, Dr. Uday Doctor, has found that the key to managing spine pain lies in simply locating the specific structure in the spine.

Too often, patients are treated without ever receiving a diagnosis. Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers back pain patients, health care providers, physical therapists and trainers an easy-to-use manual in diagnosing and treating specific structure based spine pain. The book also introduces the Straight Spine Safe Spine Program, which gives you a physical therapy and exercise program for each specific problem in the spine. The program also shows you how to prevent reinjuring the spine by teaching proper body posture and mechanics, as well as giving you an exercise program designed to keep you from aggravating the specific problem that was creating your pain. Finally, he answers the most common questions he has been asked by his patients. Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

“Dr. Doctor has provided the Houston Astros with excellent medical care and assisted us greatly with keeping our players on the field during our 2017 World Series Championship season. It comes as no surprise that he has put together an excellent book appropriate for everyone who has neck or back pain.” -- Jeremiah Randall, P.T., D.P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., Certified D.N., Head Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist for MLB 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros

Dr. Doctor’s Little Back Book is a must-read for the person with back or neck pain looking for an answer. The book enables patients with spine pain to play an important role in their own diagnosis and treatment.” -- Walter R. Lowe, M.D., Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas, Head Physician for NFL Houston Texans, NBA Houston Rockets, and NCAA University of Houston Cougars

“Without a doubt, one of the most knowledgeable physicians on the planet in regard to the diagnosis and treatment of spine pain. This book will help all patients who seek straightforward answers in managing pain that arises from the spine.” -- David S. Baskin, M.D., Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Professor of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Highly recommend whether you have back or neck pain, or are a physician, physical therapist, or trainer. The book covers the same unique approach that Dr. Doctor uses to diagnose and treat back pain in professional athletes.” -- Geoff Kaplan, A.T.C., P.T., S.C.S., C.S.C.S., Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer for NFL Houston Texans

“Dr. Doctor is an incredible diagnostician and his expertise is reflected in this book. This is a gem for all patients who suffer from spinal pathology.” -- Mark L. Prasarn, M.D., Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, University of Texas, Spine Consultant for NBA Houston Rockets

Read more

Description


Back pain? Neck pain? Shoulder pain? Hip pain? Buttock pain? Groin pain? Rib pain? Arm or leg pain? Tailbone pain?

All these types of pain are commonly due to a specific problem in the spine.

Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book: All the Secrets You Need to Know about Causes and Solutions for Neck, Mid-back, and Lower Back Pain provides readers with easy-to-follow instructions to determine the specific problem creating their discomfort and simple explanations to offer the relief they seek.

Written to educate and guide everyone with spine pain or other areas of musculoskeletal pain that actually originates from the spine, the Little Back Book offers insight into Dr. Doctor's unique approach to treating back pain. A lot of discomfort that people experience in different areas of the body are due to problems in their spine, including the shoulder, hip, buttock, groin, rib and mid-back, arm and leg and even the tailbone. Dr. Doctor empowers patients and health care providers alike in not only providing a clear-cut pathway in achieving a diagnosis, but provides alternatives in reaching an endpoint.

Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a leader in the field, noted spinal diagnostics specialist, Dr. Uday Doctor, has found that the key to managing spine pain lies in simply locating the specific structure in the spine. Too often, patients are treated without ever receiving a diagnosis. Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers back pain patients, health care providers, physical therapists and trainers an easy-to-use manual in diagnosing and treating specific structure based spine pain. Packed with more than 190 pictures and diagrams, Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers readers vital information:

An in-depth explanation of how the spine creates pain. 

  • How the spine causes many types of pain including shoulder pain, hip pain, arm and leg pain, buttock pain, rib pain, and even groin pain.
  • The importance of diagnosing before treating spine pain.
  • Why MRI's should be used only as a secondary tool for diagnosis.
  • Step-by-step instructions in locating the exact structure that is creating the discomfort.
  • Solving the problem of spine pain without the use of narcotics.
  • The benefit of using minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to pinpoint the source of pain.

The book also introduces the Straight Spine Safe Spine Therapy and Exercise Program, which gives you a physical therapy and exercise program for each specific problem in the spine. The program also shows you how to prevent reinjuring the spine by teaching proper body posture and mechanics, as well as giving you an exercise program designed to keep you from aggravating the specific problem that was creating your pain.

The Straight Spine Safe Spine Program:

  • Gives you a physical therapy and exercise program to decrease your pain.
  • Teaches you how to use correct body position and mechanics to prevent recurrences of pain.
  • Shows you how to exercise without inflaming the part of your spine that was creating your pain.

Finally, Dr. Doctor answers the most common questions that he has been asked by his patients over the last twenty years. This includes topics such as:

  • Does Laser surgery for the spine really exist?
  • When is radiofrequency ablation effective for spine pain?
  • Why did my pain injections not work?
  • Are my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, neuropathy, or restless leg syndrome actually due to a problem in my spine?
  • Could the swelling in my legs be due to a problem in my spine?
  • How does a herniated disc in my spine create buttock and hip pain?

Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

Read more

About the author


Uday Doctor, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained physician who specializes in spinal diagnostics and therapeutics. He is the cofounder of SpineCare Consultants and a member of the Fondren Orthopedic Group. Dr. Doctor is currently the chief of the Spinal Diagnostics and Therapeutics Division at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston. Over the last twenty years, he has used the combination of minimally invasive diagnostic procedures along with his therapy and exercise program, Straight Spine Safe Spine™, to bring lasting relief to many patients. Dr. Doctor is a consultant to many professional and college sports teams.
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Book details

Genre:MEDICAL

Subgenre:Orthopedics

Language:English

Pages:280

eBook ISBN:9781732133914


Overview


Back pain? Neck pain? Shoulder pain? Hip pain? Buttock pain? Groin pain? Rib pain? Arm or leg pain? Tailbone pain?

All these types of pain are commonly due to a specific problem in the spine.

Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book: All the Secrets You Need to Know about Causes and Solutions for Neck, Mid-Back, and Lower Back Pain provides readers with easy-to-follow instructions to determine the specific problem creating their discomfort and simple explanations to offer the relief they seek.

Written to educate and guide everyone with spine pain or other areas of musculoskeletal pain that actually originates from the spine, the Little Back Book offers insight into Dr. Doctor's unique approach to treating back pain. A lot of discomfort that people experience in different areas of the body are due to problems in their spine, including the shoulder, hip, buttock, groin, rib and mid-back, arm and leg and even the tailbone. Dr. Doctor empowers patients and health care providers alike in not only providing a clear-cut pathway in achieving a diagnosis, but provides alternatives in reaching an endpoint.

Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a leader in the field, noted spinal diagnostics specialist, Dr. Uday Doctor, has found that the key to managing spine pain lies in simply locating the specific structure in the spine.

Too often, patients are treated without ever receiving a diagnosis. Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers back pain patients, health care providers, physical therapists and trainers an easy-to-use manual in diagnosing and treating specific structure based spine pain. The book also introduces the Straight Spine Safe Spine Program, which gives you a physical therapy and exercise program for each specific problem in the spine. The program also shows you how to prevent reinjuring the spine by teaching proper body posture and mechanics, as well as giving you an exercise program designed to keep you from aggravating the specific problem that was creating your pain. Finally, he answers the most common questions he has been asked by his patients. Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

“Dr. Doctor has provided the Houston Astros with excellent medical care and assisted us greatly with keeping our players on the field during our 2017 World Series Championship season. It comes as no surprise that he has put together an excellent book appropriate for everyone who has neck or back pain.” -- Jeremiah Randall, P.T., D.P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., Certified D.N., Head Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist for MLB 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros

Dr. Doctor’s Little Back Book is a must-read for the person with back or neck pain looking for an answer. The book enables patients with spine pain to play an important role in their own diagnosis and treatment.” -- Walter R. Lowe, M.D., Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas, Head Physician for NFL Houston Texans, NBA Houston Rockets, and NCAA University of Houston Cougars

“Without a doubt, one of the most knowledgeable physicians on the planet in regard to the diagnosis and treatment of spine pain. This book will help all patients who seek straightforward answers in managing pain that arises from the spine.” -- David S. Baskin, M.D., Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Professor of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Highly recommend whether you have back or neck pain, or are a physician, physical therapist, or trainer. The book covers the same unique approach that Dr. Doctor uses to diagnose and treat back pain in professional athletes.” -- Geoff Kaplan, A.T.C., P.T., S.C.S., C.S.C.S., Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer for NFL Houston Texans

“Dr. Doctor is an incredible diagnostician and his expertise is reflected in this book. This is a gem for all patients who suffer from spinal pathology.” -- Mark L. Prasarn, M.D., Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, University of Texas, Spine Consultant for NBA Houston Rockets

Read more

Description


Back pain? Neck pain? Shoulder pain? Hip pain? Buttock pain? Groin pain? Rib pain? Arm or leg pain? Tailbone pain?

All these types of pain are commonly due to a specific problem in the spine.

Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book: All the Secrets You Need to Know about Causes and Solutions for Neck, Mid-back, and Lower Back Pain provides readers with easy-to-follow instructions to determine the specific problem creating their discomfort and simple explanations to offer the relief they seek.

Written to educate and guide everyone with spine pain or other areas of musculoskeletal pain that actually originates from the spine, the Little Back Book offers insight into Dr. Doctor's unique approach to treating back pain. A lot of discomfort that people experience in different areas of the body are due to problems in their spine, including the shoulder, hip, buttock, groin, rib and mid-back, arm and leg and even the tailbone. Dr. Doctor empowers patients and health care providers alike in not only providing a clear-cut pathway in achieving a diagnosis, but provides alternatives in reaching an endpoint.

Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a leader in the field, noted spinal diagnostics specialist, Dr. Uday Doctor, has found that the key to managing spine pain lies in simply locating the specific structure in the spine. Too often, patients are treated without ever receiving a diagnosis. Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers back pain patients, health care providers, physical therapists and trainers an easy-to-use manual in diagnosing and treating specific structure based spine pain. Packed with more than 190 pictures and diagrams, Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers readers vital information:

An in-depth explanation of how the spine creates pain. 

  • How the spine causes many types of pain including shoulder pain, hip pain, arm and leg pain, buttock pain, rib pain, and even groin pain.
  • The importance of diagnosing before treating spine pain.
  • Why MRI's should be used only as a secondary tool for diagnosis.
  • Step-by-step instructions in locating the exact structure that is creating the discomfort.
  • Solving the problem of spine pain without the use of narcotics.
  • The benefit of using minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to pinpoint the source of pain.

The book also introduces the Straight Spine Safe Spine Therapy and Exercise Program, which gives you a physical therapy and exercise program for each specific problem in the spine. The program also shows you how to prevent reinjuring the spine by teaching proper body posture and mechanics, as well as giving you an exercise program designed to keep you from aggravating the specific problem that was creating your pain.

The Straight Spine Safe Spine Program:

  • Gives you a physical therapy and exercise program to decrease your pain.
  • Teaches you how to use correct body position and mechanics to prevent recurrences of pain.
  • Shows you how to exercise without inflaming the part of your spine that was creating your pain.

Finally, Dr. Doctor answers the most common questions that he has been asked by his patients over the last twenty years. This includes topics such as:

  • Does Laser surgery for the spine really exist?
  • When is radiofrequency ablation effective for spine pain?
  • Why did my pain injections not work?
  • Are my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, neuropathy, or restless leg syndrome actually due to a problem in my spine?
  • Could the swelling in my legs be due to a problem in my spine?
  • How does a herniated disc in my spine create buttock and hip pain?

Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to the Straight Spine Safe Spine Foundation, which was established to create awareness, advocacy, education and prevention of incorrect use and abuse of opioids.

Read more

About the author


Uday Doctor, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained physician who specializes in spinal diagnostics and therapeutics. He is the cofounder of SpineCare Consultants and a member of the Fondren Orthopedic Group. Dr. Doctor is currently the chief of the Spinal Diagnostics and Therapeutics Division at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston. Over the last twenty years, he has used the combination of minimally invasive diagnostic procedures along with his therapy and exercise program, Straight Spine Safe Spine™, to bring lasting relief to many patients. Dr. Doctor is a consultant to many professional and college sports teams.
Read more

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