…I refer you to the following resources:
Back Talk is the blog found on Spine-Health.com, a clearinghouse of information, medical literature and advice on managing your chronic back pain, most of it written by the physicians and medical professionals who treat your back problems.
Rebuild Your Back is the website of Dean Moyer, a journalist, writer and possessor of a really bad back. Dean offers a lot of first-hand, common sense advice for those with chronic back problems who want to break the cycle of pain, medication and surgery.
Oh yeah, and he debunks a lot of the shamanism and quackery out there, which earns him serious credibility points in my book.
Give ‘em a read. They’re both good resources.