Chronic Pain Management for Physical Therapists - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750673457, 9780702038723

Chronic Pain Management for Physical Therapists

2nd Edition

Editors: Harriët Wittink Theresa Michel
eBook ISBN: 9780702038723
Paperback ISBN: 9780750673457
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 20th March 2002
Page Count: 380
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Description

This is the first and only book on chronic pain management written specifically for physical therapists. This unique resource provides physical therapists and physical therapy students with practical information for treating patients with chronic pain

Table of Contents

Introduction; Sociology of Chronic Pain; The Pathophysiology of Pain; Medication Management of Chronic Pain; Evaluation of People with Chronic Pain; Pathophysiology of Activity Intolerance; Principles of Physical Therapy Treatment; Modalities; Selected Syndromes – Cases (SSC): Chronic Pain in the Elderly; SSC: Neuropathic Pain; SSC: Headache; SSC: Repetitive Trauma; SSC: Spinal Pain; SSC: Arthritis; SSC: Cancer Pain; SSC: Chronic Pain in Pediatrics; Alternative Complementary Therapies; Team Approach to Management; Outcomes in Chronic Pain Management

Details

No. of pages:
380
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702038723
Paperback ISBN:
9780750673457

About the Editor

Harriët Wittink

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Lifestyle and Health, Faculty of Health Care, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands

Theresa Michel

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Professions, Massachusetts General Hospital; Clinical Specialist in Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

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