Freedom From Cervical and Back Pain

Freedom From Cervical and Back Pain

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Item Code: IDF314
Author: Er. M.K. Gupta
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8122301045
Pages: 127 (Illustrated with B & W Figures)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.4" X 5.4"
Weight 210 gm

About the Author:

 

The author of this book, Shri M.K.Gupta, though an engineer by profession, he has also studied and practiced yoga extensively. Yoga has his interest right from childhood. Even when he was doing his engineering from University of Roorkee, he kept his interest as a hobby along with his eng. Education and obtained many certificates of appreciation. He has attended many yoga camps, visited many yoga centers, interacted with many yoga experts and has made in-depth scientific studies about the effect of yogic exercises in the treatment of various ailments:

Being an engineer himself, his approach is very scientific and methodical and this makes his book quite distinct and unique from other books on the subject available in the market. In the present book also, he has tried to touch all the aspects related to cervical pain and backache explaining briefly the significance of each type of exercises scientifically before illustrating them so that the reader can properly appreciate as to what and why he is doing and his interest may remain alive during the performances of exercises.

The author has also written many other books on physical and mental health which can be referred to by the readers to broaden their overall concept on health.

 

CONTENTS
GENERAL  
1. Introduction 7
2. General Description of the Human Spine and Back 9
3. Good Postures to Avoid Backache & Cervical Pain 13
4. Precautions while Exercising 34
CERVICAL PAIN  
5. Exercise for Loosening Stiff Neck, Shoulders & Upper Back 36
6. Massage for Relaxing Stiff Neck, Shoulders and Upper Back 49
7. Strengthening the Neck and Associated Muscles 56
8. Cervical Spondylosis 60
BACKACHE  
9. Exercises for Loosening a Stiff Back 66
10. Exercises for Loosening the Hip Joint, Hamstring & Calf Muscles 79
11. Exercises for Strengthening the Abdominal Muscles 91
12. Exercises for Strengthening the Back Muscles 95
13. General Exercises for a Flexible and Healthy Spine 99
14. Treatment for Slip Disc and Sciatica 103
APPENDICES  
1. Muscles Associated with Back 122
2. Muscles Acting at Hip Joint 123
3. Defects in Curvatures of the Spine 124
4. Muscles Associated with Neck Movement 125
GLOSSARY OF TERMS 126
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