Back pain? Neck pain? Shoulder pain? Hip pain? Buttock pain? Groin pain? Rib pain? Arm or leg pain? Tailbone pain?All these types of pain are commonly due to a specific problem in the spine.Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book: All the Secrets You Need to Know about Causes and Solutions for Neck, Mid-back, and Lower Back Pain provides readers with easy-to-follow instructions to determine the specific problem creating their discomfort and simple explanations to offer the relief they seek.Written to educate and guide everyone with spine pain or other areas of musculoskeletal pain that actually originates from the spine. A lot of discomfort that people experience in different areas of the body are due to problems in their spine, including the shoulder, hip, buttock, groin, rib and mid-back, arm and leg and even the tailbone. Dr. Doctor empowers patients and health care providers alike in not only providing a clear-cut pathway in achieving a diagnosis, but provides alternatives in reaching an endpoint.Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a leader in the field, noted spinal diagnostics specialist, Dr. Uday Doctor, has found that the key to managing spine pain lies in simply locating the specific structure in the spine. Too often, patients are treated without ever receiving a diagnosis. Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers back pain patients, health care providers, physical therapists and trainers an easy-to-use manual in diagnosing and treating specific structure based spine pain. Packed with more than 190 pictures and diagrams, Dr. Doctor's Little Back Book offers readers vital information: -An in-depth explanation of how the spine creates pain.-How the spine causes many types of pain including shoulder pain, hip pain, arm and leg pain, buttock pain, rib pain, and even groin pain.-The importance of diagnosing before treating spine pain.-Why MRI's should be used only as a secondary tool for diagnosis.-Step-by-step instructions in locating the exact structure that is creating the discomfort.-Solving the problem of spine pain without the use of narcotics.-The benefit of using minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to pinpoint the source of pain. The book also introduces the Straight Spine Safe Spine Therapy and Exercise Program, which gives you a physical therapy and exercise program for each specific problem in the spine. The program also shows you how to prevent reinjuring the spine by teaching proper body posture and mechanics, as well as giving you an exercise program designed to keep you from aggravating the specific problem that was creating your pain. The Straight Spine Safe Spine Program: -Gives you a physical therapy and exercise program to decrease your pain.-Teaches you how to use correct body position and mechanics to prevent recurrences of pain.-Shows you how to exercise without inflaming the part of your spine that was creating your pain. Finally, Dr. Doctor answers the most common questions that he has been asked by his patients over the last twenty years. This includes topics such as: -Does Laser surgery for the spine really exist?-When is radiofrequency ablation effective for spine pain?-Why did my pain injections not work?-Are my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, neuropathy, or restless leg syndrome actually due to a problem in my spine?-Is there a reason that physical therapy for my back creates more pain?-Could the swelling in my legs be due to a problem in my spine?-How does a herniated disc in my spine create buttock and hip pain?