Inversion Therapy by Mia Campbell

Relieve lower back and sciatica pain, improve posture, and revolutionize your health

Inversion therapy


Inversion therapy is an ancient way of decompressing and reducing stress on the spine - a natural method of pain management and prevention.
The discs between the bones of the spine are quite soft and gravity naturally compresses them over the years. It’s one of the reasons we often lose height as we age.
The discs get smaller and more compressed over time - they can even leak and irritate surrounding nerves.
Decompressing your spine by lying or hanging upside down allows the discs to expand. It also reduces nerve pressure and allows the spine to realign.
The father of medicine, Hippocrates, is known to have invented a form of inversion around 400 BC for his patients by using a system of ladders and ropes to relieve pressure on their spines.
Inversion can relieve back pain and sciatica and brings numerous other benefits as well, including:

This book explains why it works, how it works, and how to get started. You’ll discover the different types of inversion equipment, including approximate prices and the advantages & disadvantages of each.
By regularly inverting, you could make a massive difference to your health. The cost is minimal compared to the benefits. Slant boards cost from just $50, or you could make your own following the guidance in this book. All you need is a long piece of plywood, some wood to make a frame for the plywood top, and a piece of carpet as a covering (essential so it isn't slippy!).
Inverting is unusual in that it is relaxing yet invigorating. Inverting in the mornings is a great way to start your day and inverting before bed is very relaxing and can help sleep (especially when done as part of a regularly bedtime routine).

Beauty Benefits

The beauty benefits of inversion are one of its best-kept secrets. When we invert, we nourish our facial skin with fresh blood flow. That means extra nutrients and oxygen. Lymph flow is also increased, taking wastes away more efficiently. The result is skin that looks and feels years younger. It plumps up, brightens, and glows.
Not to be overlooked is the effect on hair. Providing better blood flow to the head means that the hair is more nourished - resulting in stronger, glossy hair that grows more quickly than you can believe!


While the benefits of inversion therapy are many, sadly there are people who are unable to invert due to certain health conditions. The main ones are cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and glaucoma. That's because inversion temporarily raises blood pressure. Pregnancy is another condition that may mean inversion is - temporarily - not a great idea. To be safe, it really is best to check with your physician before starting inversion - just in case you have an undiagnosed illness that would be contraindicated, or something that you physician knows could be made worse by inverting. If you can't invert or have to stop temporarily, you can improve your health tremendously by doing a few simple things:

These tips are covered in more detail in Appendix 1.

Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management

Secondary Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS / Healthy Living

Language: English


Word Count: 25,459

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Currently #28,000 in print - it does well in print - and #73,000 in Kindle.

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THE DEFINITION OF ‘INVERT’ IS TO PUT something upside down. Inversion therapy involves putting your feet higher than your head. There are multiple reasons for wanting to do so, one being to counteract the negative effects of gravity on the body. Physicians have been experimenting with inversion since the time of Hippocrates. The father of medicine himself used a combination of ladders and pulleys to remove weight from his patients’ spines in 400BC.

It may go back further than that, though, as yogis have used inverted postures for thousands of years. The headstand and shoulderstand are examples of inverted poses and they have some similar benefits to inversion therapy. They don't, however, decompress the spine as efficiently as is done when inverting using a table or slant board. That's because when you do a headstand or shoulderstand, the spine is still being compressed by gravity - just the other way up! Using an inversion table/board means that your spine is supported while inverting and gravity can act to decompress your spine, using the weight of your head and upper body - in a similar way to how traction is used in hospitals.

Inversion is a type of traction – which means drawing apart. In the bad old days torturers used racks to secure their victims by the hands and feet and stretch them until their joints dislocated.

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