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To complement the 2016 IASP Global Year Against Pain in the Joints, Pain in the Joints provides a comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options. Leading experts address general concepts as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges presented by this complex and growing problem that affects millions of people worldwide.
Of interest to pain scientists and all clinicians involved in perioperative care and the management of chronic pain, this state-of-the-art volume discusses the basic science of joint pain and applies this knowledge to a better understanding of clinical joint pain conditions – from neurophysiology, genetics, and the pathophysiology of ongoing nociception to pain persistence and chronic pain development. Topics also include Animal Models of Osteoarthritic Pain • Joint Imaging in Osteoarthritis • Assessing Joint Pain • Exercise Therapy • Chronic Pain after Joint Surgery • Alternative Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis • Joint Pain in Childhood • and more.
7 x 10
August 19, 2016
About The Author(s)
- Lars Arendt-Nielsen
Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI)
Department of Health Science and Technology
Faculty of Medicine
- Serge Perrot
Centre d'Evaluation et de Traitement de la Douleur
Université Paris Descartes
INSERM U 987
'a comprehensive review of chronic joint pain covering everything from pain physiology to the clinical and diagnostic tools to evaluate joint pain to the evidence-based treatment modalities'
'bridges the wide gap between knowledge and practice'
'This small book packs a big punch'
'a huge contribution to the field of pain management'
'a must-read for all pain fellows and pain physicians.'
Weighted Numerical Score: 98 - 5 Stars!
-Doodys Publishers' Club, September 2, 2016