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Purvez, Akhtar

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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Egoscue, Pete

Summary: Shows women how to "restore the posture of good health" by providing an abundance of simple "e-cises" that will help improve strength and restore balance, boost metabolism, and manage weight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 EGO

Palermo, Tonya M.

Summary: "Madeline is a 15-year-old girl with abdominal pain and headaches that occur most days of the week. Because of her pain, she has missed 99 days of school this year and is no longer able to play volleyball. Her parents have taken her to see a number of specialists and she has tried many different medications but she has not experienced any improvement in her pain..." Chronic pain is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 PAL

Egoscue, Pete

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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Satterfield, Jason M.

Summary: "Explore the methods of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and learn why it is successful and how it can be of value in your life"--Volume 1 and 2 container inserts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612.8 SAT VOL. 1
Call number: CD 612.8 SAT VOL. 2

Duffy, Karen

Summary: Over one-third of the United States population--nearly one hundred million Americans--is currently living with chronic pain, while another 133 million Americans live with some form of chronic illness. Half of the United States population suffers from these invisible illnesses where their symptoms are not always obvious to the casual observer. Among them is Karen Duffy, New York...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUFFY, KAREN DUF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUFFY DUF

Summary: After leaving rehab early, Jackie finds sobriety and relative happiness, but that is the calm before the storm. With her marriage coming to an end, a careless accident sends Jackie to her own all Saints Hospital for emergency care. While recovering, she meets NYC policeman Frank Verelli, whose flirtatious advances may lead Jackie into uncharted territory: dating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NUR

LeFort, Sandra M.

Summary: "Chronic pain includes many types of conditions from a variety of causes. This book is designed to help those suffering from chronic pain learn to better manage pain so they can get on with living a satisfying, fulfilling life. This resource stresses four concepts: each person with chronic pain is unique, and there is no one treatment or approach that is right for everybody; there are many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bull Publishing Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 LEF

Summary: "A gripping tale of microbes, medicine and money, Under our skin exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease, one of the most controversial and fastest growing epidemics of our time. Each year, thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, often told that their symptoms are 'all in their head.' Following the stories of patients and physicians fighting for their lives and livelihoods, the film brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Eye Pictures 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UND

Stein, Traci.

Summary: "A guide intended to help those diagnosed with "chronic pain.""--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 STE

Foreman, Judy.

Contents: The enormity of the problem -- What is pain, anyway? -- The genetics of pain -- Gender and pain -- Children in pain -- The mind-body in pain -- Opioid wars : part I -- Opioid wars : part II -- How the immune system cranks up pain -- Marijuana : the weed america loves to hate -- Beyond opioids : western medicine -- Beyond opioids : complementary and alternative medicine -- Exercise : the real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.0472 FOR

Franklin, Eric N.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Elysian Editions 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.53 FRA

Engum, Rebekah.

Summary: People with reduced kidney function have special nutritional needs. Change of diet is critical to living successfully with chronic kidney disease. Registered dietitian and author Rebekah Engum is a two-time kidney transplant recipient and understands how hard it is to find flavor and variety while following a renal-specific diet. As a wife and mother, Engum also understands the frustrations of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Expert Pub., Inc. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.56 ENG

Kaplan, Gary

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.0472 KAP

Vlachonis, Vicky.

Summary: Presents a revolutionary program that has been medically proven to trigger the same releases as massage, yoga, spinal adjustments, and cranial-sacral therapy, eradicating emotional and physical pain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.0472 VLA

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mayo Clinic 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.0472 MAY

Stephens, Patricia

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tate Pub. & Enterprises 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.742 Stephens 2009

Summary: The documentary film PlantPure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time. After renowned nutritional scientist and bestselling author Dr. T. Colin Campbell gives a stirring speech on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, his son Nelson, and Kentucky State Representative Tom Riner work...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PlantPure Productions LCC 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLA

Summary: This film examines the claim that most if not all degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods. It traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. Although they didn't know each other, their individual research led to startlingly similar conclusions:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monica Beach Media 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 616.39 FOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOR RATED NR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic Fo

Sarno, John E.

Summary: A guide to overcoming back pain without drugs or surgery identifies psychological factors that can cause back pain, discusses Tension Myositis Syndrome, and offers case histories and results from mind-body research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellness Central 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.564 SAR

Whitaker, Robert.

Summary: Presents a controversial assessment of the rise in mental illness-related disabilities and considers if drug-based care may be fueling illness rates throughout the past half century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 WHI

Tone, Andrea

Summary: "Our reliance on anti-anxiety medication is a creation of the last half-century. When the first tranquilizer - Miltown - went on the market in 1955, pharmaceutical executives worried that there wouldn't be interest in stress relief in the form of a pill. At mid-century, talk therapy remained the treatment of choice. But Miltown quickly became a sensation - the first psychotropic blockbuster in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.7882 TON

Perlin, Cindy

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.0472 Per

Ornish, Dean

14 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, and even the aging process itself with one simple, scientifically proven plan to reverse disease--as well as prevent and reduce symptoms--from the world-renowned pioneer of lifestyle medicine. Dean Ornish, M.D., has directed revolutionary research proving, for the first time, that lifestyle changes can often reverse--undo!--the progression of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616 ORN