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Overpower Pain: The Strength-Training Program That Stops Pain Without Drugs or Surgery
More than 55 million Americans have experienced chronic pain lasting more than three years, and even more will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. In this groundbreaking new book, Mitchell Yass claims that such pain is the result not of physical injuries such as herniated discs or arthritis, but of muscular imbalance and weakness. Using the program he has ...more
Paperback, 189 pages
Published August 20th 2008 by Sentient Publications
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We often assume that chronic pain relates to a particular physical injury such as a herniated disc or arthritis when the real culprit is muscular imbalance. According to Mitchell Yass, author of Overpower Pain, it is often very difficult to diagnose such conditions. On an x-ray, the bones may actually appear to be misaligned or otherwise damaged. However, this data can be misleading. Often muscle mass is concentrated in certain areas which causes shortenings in opposing muscle groups. This can ...more
I've always suffered from really bad back pains so this book was a life changing experience for me. It provides a strength-training program to help the audience take control of their lives and enjoy every day without pain. What I love about this book is that the author provides detailed description of how the muscles in our body work, why we are feeling the pain we experience and how the excercises we need to do will change that. Truly wonderful book that changed my life! Loved it!