The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief, Second Edition offers practical guidance from Mayo Clinic pain doctors for understanding, treating and managing chronic pain. They explain why pain occurs in the body and why some people respond differently than others. The doctors cover the latest self-care strategies, drugs, and alternative and complementary therapies. They explore medical advances for better pain relief and shares the latest information for treating arthritis, migraines, low back pain, fibromyalgia, and painful illness and injury. In this book, the doctors lay out the take-charge approach to managing chronic pain practiced at Mayo Clinic’s Comprehensive Pain Rehabilitation Center.
2014 • 286 pages • Mayo Clinic Press