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Manage Your Pain : Practical and Positive Ways of Adapting to Chronic Pain

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Description

Sufferers of chronic pain learn how to adapt their lives and negotiate their discomfort with the techniques illustrated in this book. A wide range of approaches for managing persistent pain are described, offering chronic pain sufferers options that take into account the level of pain and lifestyle. Based on two highly successful multidisciplinary pain-management programs in the UK and Australia, the suggestions demonstrate awareness of current medical thinking and draw on the latest scientific research. For people who do not wish to rely on prescribed drugs, an integrated method is used, including physiotherapy and psychological techniques. This new edition is fully revised and updated to include a special chapter on pain management for the elderly, as well as clearly explaining the causes of pain and providing steps that anyone can take to minimize the impact of persistent pain on a sufferer s life, work, and leisure."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 18mm | 381.02g
  • Souvenir Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd edition
  • 0285640488
  • 9780285640481
  • 10,270

About Nicholas Michael

Dr. Michael Nicholas is the director of the renowned ADAPT pain-management program at the University of Sydney. Dr. Allan Molloy is an anesthetist and a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine. Lois Tonkin is a senior physiotherapist. Lee Beeston is a registered nurse specializing in pain management.show more