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Author Ali, Naheed, 1981- author.

Title Understanding pain : an introduction for patients and caregivers / Naheed Ali and Moshe Lewis.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.0472 AL41    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  616.0472 ALI    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.0472 A398U    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  616.0472 ALI    Check Shelf
Description xii, 401 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-388) and index.
Contents I. Groundwork. Introduction to pain -- Introduction to the nervous system -- Physiology of the nervous system -- Occurrence of pain -- History of pain -- Different interpretations of pain -- The changing culture of pain -- II. Clinical picture. Pathology of pain -- Diagnostics of pain -- Causes of pain -- Damaging effects -- Role of internists and family practice physicians -- Role of physical medicine and rehab in pain care -- Role of the pain management specialist -- III. Many faces of pain. Congenital insensitivity to pain -- Acute vs. chronic pain -- Occupational pain -- Sports-related pain -- Pain from excessive movement -- Pain from sedentary lifestyle -- Age-related pain -- IV. Resolutions. Troubleshooting pain -- Natural approaches to pain -- Diets for pain relief -- Exercises for pain relief -- Addressing the mental aspects -- Surgery and other nonpharmacological approaches -- Pharmacological approaches -- V. Wrap-up. Second opinions -- Conclusion.
Summary The authors provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject, walking readers through the various types of pain, the causes and symptoms, as well as the methods of treatment currently available, from prescription medication to acupuncture and massage therapy.
Subject Pain -- Popular works.
Pain -- Popular Works.
Age Factors -- Popular Works.
Attitude to Health -- Popular Works.
Pain Management -- Popular Works.
Pain. (OCoLC)fst01050382
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Lewis, Moshe, 1968- author.
ISBN 9781442233607 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1442233605 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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