Summary: Chronic pain has always been a mystery. For the more than 100 million Americans who suffer from it, chronic pain often returns at the slightest provocation, even when doctors can't find anything wrong. Conventional treatments focus on symptoms, not causes, and can leave patients locked into a lifetime of suffering. Here, Dr. Gary Kaplan argues that we've been thinking about the nature of pain...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
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Summary: Dr. Akhtar Purvez offers basic information about pain and pain conditions and considers how we approach pain from cultural, biological, and medical perspectives. He discusses the latest minimally invasive, interventional approaches like nerve blocks and ablation procedures, and neuromodulation techniques like peripheral nerve, spinal cord, and brain stimulation. The uses of marijuana and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018