Journals Higher Education

$169.50

Hardcover

21 March 2012

608 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199558902


Bookseller Code (05)

From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

Risk Factors, Mechanisms, and Clinical Implications

Edited by Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu, and Dennis C Turk

  • Examines the risk factors and mechanisms involved in the transition from acute to chronic back pain, integrating genetic, biomechanical neurobiological, psychophysiological, psychosocial, and socieconomic risk factors, resulting in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary text
  • Presents advances in treatment approaches based on evidence from published studies, ranging from prevention of disability to pharmacological, psychological, and rehabilitative strategies and methods
  • Deals with a major public health problem of our times - one that costs countries millions of pounds in lost productivity and treatment. This book is therefore a much needed examination of this problem
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