Book Description Back pain has many causes, and this book helps readers identify the several factors contributing to their discomfort. More important, it describes ways to alleviate back pain by following simple techniques that can be integrated with everyday living. In cases where more advanced treatment is needed, this book guides readers through the wide range of therapies offered by conventional and alternative medicine. The rapidly growing selection of Options for Health titles each present sound advice on health and fitness. Books in this series cover virtually all medical viewpoints, including conventional medicine, holistic healthcare, herbal remedies, new findings from nutritional scientists, and a variety of long-established, widely accepted therapies. Approximately 40 color photos and illustrations in each book.