Pain Management: Fact versus Fiction

Myrna Chandler Goldsteinauthor
Mark A. Goldstein MDauthor
Pain Management: Fact versus Fiction



Pages 416
Topics Acetaminophen;Yoga;Therapy;Stimulation, and TENS;Research Findings;Relaxation Techniques;Reiki;Pain-Relieving Foods and Physical;Pain Perception;Opioids and Opiates;Occupational Therapy;Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory;Nerve Blocks, Spinal Cord;Myofascial Release, Foam Rolling;Music Therapy;Muscle Relaxants;Meditation;Massage Therapy;Lidocaine;Integration;Hydrotherapy;Homeopathy;Herbal Supplements;Exercise;Drugs (NSAIDs);Craniosacral Therapy;Corticosteroids;Cold and Heat Therapy;Cognitive Behavioral Therapy;Chiropractic;Cannabis;Botox Injections;Beverages;Aromatherapy;Acupuncture and Structural;Acupressure

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Pain Management: Fact versus Fiction

Author(s): Goldstein, Myrna; Goldstein, Mark;
Contributors: Goldstein, Myrna; Goldstein, Mark;
Abstract: This accessibly written book examines the most commonly used substances and techniques for managing pain, exploring why they work (or don't), their risks and benefits, and key research findings regarding their use.No one is a stranger to pain. From sudden injuries to post-operative discomfort to nagging aches and stiffness, pain is an unwelcome but familiar part of life. There are numerous methods for managing pain, but it can be difficult to know which is the best fit and to separate truth from hype.Pain Management: Fact versus Fiction examines 30 well-known options for combating pain, whether acute or chronic. Utilizing a standardized structure, each entry discusses a particular substance or technique's origins and underlying principles, how and in what context it's used, and its advantages and disadvantages. Summaries of key research studies are included to help readers better determine which treatments may be a good choice for them. Introductory materials give readers a foundational understanding of what pain is, how it's categorized and measured, and the impact it can have on individualS&Rsquo; physical and psychological well-being. A Further Reading section at the end of each entry points readers toward additional resources to expand and deepen their knowledge.Provides unbiased, evidence-based information to help readers make better decisions about how to manage their painSummarizes and contextualizes key research findings in easy-to-understand languageUtilizes a standardized structure to make it easy for readers to find the exact information they're looking forCovers allopathic therapies as well as complementary and alternative treatments
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Keyword(s): Acetaminophen; Yoga; Therapy; Stimulation, and TENS; Research Findings; Relaxation Techniques; Reiki; Pain-Relieving Foods and Physical; Pain Perception; Opioids and Opiates; Occupational Therapy; Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory; Nerve Blocks, Spinal Cord; Myofascial Release, Foam Rolling; Music Therapy; Muscle Relaxants; Meditation; Massage Therapy; Lidocaine; Integration; Hydrotherapy; Homeopathy; Herbal Supplements; Exercise; Drugs (NSAIDs); Craniosacral Therapy; Corticosteroids; Cold and Heat Therapy; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Chiropractic; Cannabis; Botox Injections; Beverages; Aromatherapy; Acupuncture and Structural; Acupressure
Author Info:
Myrna Chandler Goldsteinauthor
Mark A. Goldstein MDauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440876967
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440876950
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 20220531