In an age where a seemingly endless amount of gimmicky back products are in circulation, a definitive guide to self-assessment and rehabilitation is more essential than ever.
Back Mechanic guides you through a self-assessment of your pain triggers, then shows you how to avoid these roadblocks to recovery. Then effective exercises are coached in a step by step progressive plan. Spine expert, Prof. McGill used his 30 years of research findings and clinical investigations to create this evidence-based guide that has helped thousands reclaim their lives. This knowledge is now available to you in this richly illustrated book. You will become your own best Back Mechanic and advocate.
Introduction and overview
The way to a pain-free and robust back
Section 1: "Why me?" Understanding your pain
Section 2: Self assessment: Finding the cause of your back pain
Section 3: The repair job: Using the right tools to make activity pain-free
Section 4: Tuning the machine for best performance
Appendix: Exercise Logs