Dr Ali's Ultimate Back Book: A unique integrated programme featuring, diet, yoga and massage

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'His credentials are impeccable, the results are astonishing' Daily MailBack pain is the major reason for sick leave in this country and it's reaching epidemic proportions. Dr Ali's unique integrated programme gives a fascinating new perspective on back pain and helps people to prevent and treat themselves through diet, exercise, massage and realigning posture. His approach considers the whole body and the mind, rather than treating the back by itself. As he says, 'A healthy spine depends on a healthy lifestyle'. Equally your general health can be affected by your back, so keeping it strong and supple is essential. The spine is strong but needs special care. Dr Ali's revolutionary programme includes:--massage techniques for individual muscles--yoga, Alexander Technique and Pilates--sleep positions and patterns--posture in daily life--diet and nutritionDr Ali also provides sound and helpful advice on professional manipulation, acupuncture and Ayurvedic oil massage.

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With credentials that include extensive training in medicine and complementary treatments, over 10 years practising at the highly respected Hale Clinic, and a total 20 years dealing with back problems, Dr Ali's Ultimate Back Book is set to be useful at the very least. With its analysis of the structure of the body, and its emphasis on a holistic lifestyle in relation to preventing and treating back problems, this is insightful and essential reading for both professional practitioners and sufferers alike.

Part one looks at how the back works, with nine chapters covering muscles, posture and the spine. Part two's eight chapters on when things go wrong, analyse every type of backache from computer-related to lying down causing problems. Ali's basic argument is that treating pain ignores the cause. His premise is that there are different types of muscle fibre, and that muscles are at the root of the problem. "The anti-gravitational force created by posture-controlling muscles and general muscle tone is the most important factor for back health", asserts Ali. According to Ali developing and maintaining healthy muscles to support posture is crucial, though this is not to be confused with working out at the gym.

Along with an analysis of available treatments, Ali highlights the benefits of yoga in particular, and suggests treatment and care for each type of problem. Though it might be tempting to go for the quick fix and skip to the index, it's well worth reading this in its entirety. Not a difficult task as it's readable, concise, thought provoking, practical and inspiring. --Lorna V

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