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Author Austin, Philip (Osteopath), author.

Title Chronic pain : a resource for effective manual therapy / Philip Austin ; forewords Philip Siddall, Michael A. Seffinger.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Handspring Publishing Limited, 2017.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages) : illustrations
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Basic Pain Mechanisms. Peripheral nociceptive mechanisms ; Spinal nociceptive mechanisms ; Supraspinal Pain Mechanisms -- Epidemiology, Psychology, Evaluation and Treatment ; Epidemiology of chronic pain ; Psychological features of chronic pain ; Evaluation of chronic pain ; Efficacy of manual therapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain -- Clinical Presentations of Chronic Pain. Chronic musculoskeletal pain ; Neuropathic pain ; Chronic Visceral Pain ; Primary headaches and orofacial pain ; Pain in the elderly.
Summary The effective management of pain is a problem which confronts all manual therapists. This book provides a clear picture of our current understanding of pain mechanisms and shows how that knowledge should inform approaches to treatment. The knowledge of pain science that the book conveys will help the therapist select the best approach to the clinical management of each patient.
Note Print version record.
Subject Chronic pain -- Treatment.
Chronic pain -- Physical therapy.
Chronic Pain.
Pain Management.
Chronic pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00860125
Other Form: Print version: Austin, Philip (Osteopath). Chronic pain. Edinburgh : Handspring Publishing Limited, 2017 9781909141513 (DLC) 2017471010 (OCoLC)1015251780
ISBN 9781909141520 (electronic book)
1909141526 (electronic book)
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