Chronic Pain Management for Physical Therapists
The first book to address chronic pain as it specifically relates to the field. This innovative text addresses areas of concern to the physical therapist including the difference between acute and chronic pain, the anatomy and physiology of pain, pharmacology, anesthesia, and the behavioral approach to management.
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Chronic Pain Concepts and Definitions
The Physiology of Pain
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