10 Simple Solutions to Chronic Pain: How to Stop Pain from Controlling Your Life
Get Chronic Pain Under Control
Have you tried a number of approaches to manage chronic pain without much relief? The discouraging cycle of hope followed by frustration and continued pain can be as damaging to your quality of life as pain itself. To address this problem, the most current approaches to pain management advocate living well despite pain. They encourage pain sufferers to set aside their struggle with pain and learn the skills they need to stay engaged with life. Distilled from the very best of these techniques, 10 Simple Solutions to Chronic Pain offers you ten simple, effective solutions for thriving with chronic pain.
First, you'll get a quick introduction to the physiology of pain. Then it's down to the business of improving your quality of life: You'll learn tips for getting better sleep, ways to build a strong support system, and techniques for overcoming fear, anxiety, and depression. You'll discover better ways to communicate with doctors about your problems and find out which treatment options are likely to do you the most good. With the advice in this book, you can move from a debilitating cycle of pain to a full and rewarding life.
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Making Behavior Changes That Last
Removing the Mystery of Pain
Tracking Your Progress
Changing Your Nonproductive Beliefs
Being Active Not Passive
Enhancing Your Emotional WellBeing
Improving Your Sleep
Considering Biomedical Treatments
Recognizing the Influence of Others