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Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief, Third Edition

by Wesley P. Gilliam, Ph.D., L.P., Bruce Sutor, M.D.

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NEW RELEASE

Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief, Third Edition

by Wesley P. Gilliam, Ph.D., L.P., Bruce Sutor, M.D.

$29.99

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How to Better Manage Pain and Regain Function

Wesley P. Gilliam, Ph.D., Bruce Sutor, M.D.

A comprehensive guide to managing chronic pain and living well in spite of it.

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Are you tired of living with chronic pain? Do you want to move past it and live a full, meaningful life? Then this comprehensive guide from chronic pain experts at Mayo Clinic is for you. It explains how pain develops, how it can become chronic and what you can do to free yourself from chronic pain’s effects. The book is based on the take-charge pain management program at Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation Center that has helped thousands of people for over 40 years. Inside you’ll find practical, easy-to-understand information to help you regain your function so that you can be more active, productive and comfortable. This third edition of Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief includes the latest information on pain science and chronic pain management, including:

  • The brain’s role in the experience of pain
  • How behaviors and beliefs affect pain
  • How to shift the focus away from pain and toward a focus on living well
  • The benefits and risks of medications, injections and other medical treatments
  • The role of pain specialists, pain clinics and pain rehabilitation programs
  • Exercise as a key part of pain management
  • Balance and moderation as key habit sustainers
  • The power of a positive approach

Use the thoroughly researched, effective, science-based methods contained here to start living better today!

Hardcover • 7.375 x 9.125 Inches • 192 Pages • Mayo Clinic Press • 2024 • ISBN 9798887702926

About the Author

About the author

Wesley P. Gilliam, Ph.D., L.P.

Dr. Wes Gilliam is a board certified clinical psychologist who specializes in behavioral health management. He has been a clinical director of the Rochester Pain Rehabilitation Center for the past eight years and is the co-chair of the Division of Addiction, Transplant and Pain within the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic.

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About the author

Bruce Sutor, M.D.

Dr. Bruce Sutor is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and is the immediate past medical director of Mayo Clinic's Adult Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Center program. His research interests include chronic pain and dementia. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

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