Read on for details about the free download of Sarah Key's new eBook from Amazon
This is a special offer to Sarah's mailing list. It will expire in five days.
I am thrilled to announce the publication of my new eBook 'Be Careful about Back Surgery'
To celebrate its publication, and for a limited period, we are making it FREE! Hopefully, back surgery will be the last thing on your mind, but it may be good to get it while you can, to share with friends and colleagues should you want to in the future. From today for five days, you can download 'Be Careful About Back Surgery' from Amazon Kindle for no charge.
Just visit this link for immediate access: http://www.amazon.com/Be-Careful-About-Back-Surgery
If you haven't got a Kindle reader, it is easy and free to download a Kindle reader to your computer. You can do that here: Kindle for PC
If you have a different device, just google 'Kindle for. . . . ' and you will find what you need.
Here are some of the reasons why I wrote this little eBook:
With back problems on the rise, particularly lower back pain, there's a growing belief that back surgery is the ultimate quick fix. As you are well aware, back pain is a crippling and creeping pandemic in all populations. Worldwide, people with bulging discs, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease are hearing they are crazy to put up with pain and that spinal surgery is the answer.
More alarming is the subliminal message that spine surgery is the back pain treatment of first resort; that disc replacement or laser spine surgery is easy to do and will change life for the better overnight. Really worrying is the statistic that back surgery
for spinal stenosis in the USA increased by 220% from 1990 to 2001. Just as worrying is the euphemistically termed 're-operation' rates with little information about the rising incidence of 'failed back surgery syndrome'.
What I cover in my eBook:
This tiny eBook explains again briefly about the structure of the human spine, what a sophisticated mechanical structure it is and why spine surgery is no silver bullet. I look at back surgery from the perspective of a back-treating therapist of many years standing, who sees the pitfalls ~ and also inherits the unsuccessful outcomes.
For the benefit of patients lost in a wilderness and not knowing which way to turn I have spelled out the clearly defined indications for back surgery, as I see them. I also list the possible adverse outcomes I observe from the different surgical procedures and the broad principles of post-operative management for each.
By providing the typical
signs and symptoms of cases that probably do need to go to surgery, I give you a fuller picture and arm you with knowledge, so you will know whether you are beyond help through conservative therapies. Provided with vital background information, you will be able to discuss the issues with your spine surgeon and at the very least, make an informed decision ~ and very importantly ~ without a heavy heart, if you do decide to go that way.
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