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Excerpts — End Back & Neck Pain

Self-Treating Chronic Pain

If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.

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Body Mechanic Techniques

Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.

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Evaluating Your Health Care Professional

Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician’s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.

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