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Douglas Nelson - The Mystery of Pain - 9781848191525 - V9781848191525
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The Mystery of Pain

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Description for The Mystery of Pain Paperback. Working on the principle that the more you understand about pain, the more power you have to influence it; this book presents a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the scientific research into pain. It covers everything from the physical and psychological processes to the different types of pain and key issues such as social support. Num Pages: 224 pages, 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: MMBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 230 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Why does scratching an itch feel so good? Why is pain from a mosquito bite preferable to the same pain from an unidentified source? Douglas Nelson provides the reader with a comprehensive, practical and highly accessible guide to the scientific understanding of pain. The book explores the different types of pain, providing clear explanations of the processes involved within the body. It examines key issues such as diagnosis and measurement of pain, the placebo effect and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), and takes an in depth look at causes and treatment for chronic pain. The book is full of practical advice ... Read more

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Singing Dragon
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London, United Kingdom
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About Douglas Nelson
Douglas Nelson is a licensed massage therapist from Champaign, Illinois (USA) and has been in practice since 1977. In addition to his therapy clinic with multiple practitioners, his teaching institute (NMT MidWest) has conducted hundreds of seminars in Precision Neuromuscular Therapy to manual therapy providers in the USA and abroad.

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It's a joy to help alleviate pain. It's equally frustrating to see a patient return with chronic pain that was at best temporarily eased. The Mystery of Pain puts those cases in context, providing an excellent framework for both patients and health care providers to understand why what works for one may not work for another. Douglas' use of current ... Read more

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