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Important, read carefully: this end-user license agreement (“eula”) is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single or corporate entity) and William Thomas O’Connor, Jr., M.D. and Aegis Genomics Corporation, this pertains to any and all information contained in the website and book identified and copyrighted as Making Your Bad Back Better, with The O’Connor Technique™, how you can become your own chiropractor.
This website/book contains information and instructions intended to alleviate spinal pain originating in the intervertebral discs. Judicious and reasonable care was taken, in good faith, to insure that nothing intrinsically dangerous was advocated and that the techniques discussed were both safe and effective. Since The O’Connor Technique™ is a self-administered method, the performer creates, precipitates, and has the full and ultimate responsibility for its effect and consequences. The O’Connor Technique is only suitable for persons of age 18 or above.
It is impossible for the author, publisher, or anyone connected with the distribution of this website/book to individually diagnose or exclude as a diagnosis any and all dangerous conditions that may result in an allegation of personal injury or harm and/or predict every possible ramification from practicing this method; therefore, before reading or practicing the techniques in this website/book, the reader or practitioner of this technique must agree to assume any and all liability for any potential, real, or imagined harm or resultant damages brought on by acting upon the information. The reader also agrees to hold harmless the author or any person or entity connected with its production, distribution, and/or presentation. Nothing in this website/book is intended to substitute for or supplant an accurate diagnosis or proper specific treatment by a qualified medical practitioner. Nothing said in this book should be interpreted to dissuade the reader from seeking appropriate medical care elsewhere for their own individual problem. Due to the complexity of the human condition, the reader is encouraged to seek qualified medical advice prior to initiating or acting upon any component of the methodology described in this website/book to insure that to do so would be without risk of further damage or harm.
To further understand the bulk of considerations attendant with practicing The O’Connor Technique™ the reader is instructed to read the introduction and all elements pertinent to the reader’s problem in their entirety prior to attempting any physical actions. If you do not choose to be bound by the above understanding or do not agree to its considerations, do not transfer any money, do not purchase the book and do not proceed with reading the information contained in this website.
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The method of back pain alleviation elaborated in the book, Making Your Bad Back Better with the O’Connor Technique™ how you can become your own chiropractor and the derivative website/webbook, registered as backpainoconnor.com and backachemd.com, is, by definition, an invention solely invented by, a discovery solely discovered by, as well as a writing written solely by the author, inventor, and discoverer, William Thomas O’Connor Jr. M.D. and therefore, protected under article 1, section 8, para. 8, of the constitution of the United States, all lesser considerations notwithstanding. This work and any derivative works exist as an expression of the author’s rights under the first amendment to the constitution of the United States of America. All rights and copyrights are reserved, in English or any foreign language translation, including first North American rights, foreign and domestic rights, including the rights and copyrights of and in the British Commonwealth, for all parts of this manuscript, photographs, drawings and figures, and are owned solely by the author. The specific terms: spinal pain maneuvers, therapeutic circumduction, active therapeutic circumduction and passive therapeutic circumduction, diagnostic circumduction, arrested circumduction, arrested circumduction in extension, the O’Connor test, flexion in traction, extension in traction, rope-assisted traction, weight-bearing extension, weight-bearing flexion, maintenance of extension, dynamic positioning, the head-hang, the hip-hang, the moslem prayer, standing traction/extension, seated lumbar maneuver, the sea lion maneuver, pillow-roll, fulcrum effect pain, crimping pain, relaxational breathing, narrow-arc rocking, chirotational twist, hyperweighting in extension, preferential strengthening, selective hypertrophy, mobilization, morning maintenance, face-up lifting, inch-worming, cascade, vehicular exit maneuver, and sequential segmental extensions, when used in the context of spinal pain management are considered novel, unique to this publication, proprietary, and copyright applicable. No part of this publication may be reproduced, copied, converted to video or audio recording, translated into any other language, stored in any retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. This work’s copyright protection extends to any and all reviews, compilations, and derivative works (any work based upon this work or any form in which it may be re-cast, transformed, or adapted) except for brief quotations that simply make reference to it in publications not designed to provide medical education or spinal pain management. Violation or infringement of these copyrights can subject the offender to civil and/or criminal penalties.