Pain, as the dictionary defines it, seems like a simple matter.
In reality, there are many different types of pain: a dull ache, a sharp stab, a constant burning, and many more.
Chronic pain - pain that does not stop - can have a devastating impact on your ability to live a normal life.
Arthritis is a major cause of this chronic pain, and affects as many as nine million people in the UK.
Symptoms include pain that can range from mild and occasional to severe and persistent.
This book outlines a comprehensive series of strategies to combat and control all these different types and severities of pain.
Managing Arthritis Pain provides:*A scientific explanation of what causes pain and how it manifests itself in different forms of arthritis*Advice about diagnosing your pain and obtaining the most appropriate medical opinion and help*Comprehensive summaries of effective pain medications and other clinical treatments, such as surgery and neurostimulation*An objective, no-nonsense, research-based guide to natural treatments such as supplements, herbs and alternative therapies*Hints and tips on useful self-help pain relief including exercise, massage, hot and cold treatments and relaxation techniques
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 216 pages
- Publisher: Class Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/09/2006
- Category: Coping with illness
- ISBN: 9781859591222