Mayo Clinic on Chronic Pain

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David W. Swanson
Mayo Clinic, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 178 pages
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If you use the information in this book every day, you can learn how to control your pain instead of allowing it to control you.

That's our commitment to you.

This easy-to-understand book focuses on what you can do to manage long-standing or recurrent pain, from the more familiar headaches, back pain and arthritis to less common and unknown causes. Within these pages you'll find answers to your questions about how you can lead a more active and productive life. You'll read about:
-- What Causes Pain to Become Chronic
-- Specific Exercises That Help Reduce Pain
-- Ways to Cope With Anger and Other Emotions
-- Using Your Mind and Body to Relax and Relieve Stress
-- How to Sleep Better and Improve Sexual Intimacy
-- Strategies for Setting and Achieving Personal Goals
-- Why Pain Medications Often Aren't an Answer
-- Complementary and Alternative Therapies That May Help
-- Role of Spirituality
-- 10 Ways to Maintain Your Gains
-- And Much, Much More

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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

Great book for anyone dealing with chronic pain or someone living, working, or friends with that person. More suitable, though, to the patient. Read full review

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Understanding Pain
Do You Have Chronic Pain?
Cycles of Chronic Pain

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