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Pain Relief Handbook

Self Help Methods For Managing Pain

by (author) Chris Wells Dr. & Graham Nown

Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
May 2002
Pain Management, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2002
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Dr. Chris Wells, a leading expert in pain relief, provides a general overview of how and why we feel pain, and then examines the pros and cons of painkillers and related medications.The Pain Relief Handbook suggests ways to maintain independence and equality in the eyes of others, and provides advice for the family and friends o chronic-pain sufferers while offering practical guidelines for helping and supporting those in pain.Other topics include: The importance of diet and exercise Mastering relaxation techniques Using your subconscious to control pain Surgery, surgical injections and other medical approaches Alternative therapies such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, biofeedback and chiropracticBIO:CHRIS WELLS, MD, was for many years the head of the Centre for Pain Relief at Britains world-renowned Walton Hospital.He is the founder of its Pain Management Program. GRAHAM NOWN is a broadcaster, writer and award-winning journalist.

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