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Does “Lose the Back Pain” Actually Help Low Back Pain?

A review of the popular low back pain treatment system

95 words, published 2007, updated 2012
by Paul Ingraham, Vancouver, Canada

“Lose the Back Pain” is a prominent low back pain treatment program marketed with “hard sell” style advertising. Many or most people who have searched the internet for information about low back pain come across this product. See Many have also ended up on this page, which was once a fairly detailed review of that product. However, this page is now mostly retired. It has gradually become irrelevant to my website, and I prefer to focus on publishing clear, fun, trustworthy guides to the science and physiology of low back pain.

There’s generally a great deal of low back pain “stuff” on Two great places to start are the extensive free introduction to my own big low back pain book, which is focussed on education and what the latest low back pain science tells us. My book promises no miracle cures, but it does have lots of treatment ideas. A nice free back pain primer is: The Bark and the Bite of Low Back Pain. There are also four perfect spot articles about back pain: spots 2, 6, 12, and 13. There’s also a particularly useful article that cautions you to (Almost) Never Use Ice on Low Back Pain!

Save Yourself from Low Back Pain!

There are thousands of low back pain books — what’s special about this one? The problem is that 90% of doctors and therapists assume that back pain is structural, in spite of mountains of scientific evidence showing … exactly the opposite. Only a few medical experts understand this, and fewer still are writing for patients and therapists. Supported by 315 footnotes, this tutorial is the most credible and clarifying low back pain information you can find. Ships with a free copy of’s trigger point tutorial! Add it to your shopping cart now ($19.95) or read the first few sections for free!