A World of Hurt: A Guide to Classifying Pain
This comprehensive resource for patients and clinicians provides an accessible approach to treating musculoskeletal pain.
Written by Melissa C. Kolski and Annie O’Connor, A World of Hurt: A Guide to Classifying Pain is based on over 16 years of research and clinical observation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
The book is designed to be a valuable resource for both patients and their caregivers, improving musculoskeletal pain by identifying the predominant pain mechanism and focusing on patient education and active care.
A World of Hurt presents a synthesized pain mechanism classification system that is an evidence-based, biopsychosocial approach to understanding the correlation between dominating pain mechanisms and patient results.Additional elements of the book that assist with pain identification and understanding include:
- Patient education materials
- Case study examples
- Summary charts
- Clear classification guidelines
The unique content in A World of Hurt has been widely tested in clinical settings, seminars and university curricula. It has received abundant praise from therapists, chiropractors and other pain professionals.
Illustrated. Softcover, 367 pages.