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Understanding, Evaluating, and Treating Pain for the PT and PTA Student

Sku: 8759

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Based on current guidelines for PT school curriculums, this book teaches PT and PTA students about the causes of pain and how to treat it.

Persistent pain is a global problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Physical therapists are in the ideal position to help assess and treat people experiencing pain, especially persistent pain, and this book shows how.

Understanding, Evaluating, and Treating Pain was written by four world-renowned physical therapists/pain science experts. Based on current guidelines for PT school curriculums, this text includes must-know information about the causes of pain and how to effectively treat it.

Covered in the book are topics such as:

  • The history of pain
  • The current neuroscience of pain based on the latest research
  • The biopsychosocial aspects of pain
  • How to effectively assess patients
  • How to treat pain

This textbook and clinical guide provides a foundation for PT and PTA students to learn about pain and provides the tools to help them be part of the solution to this global epidemic.

Written by physical therapists Adriaan Louw, Emilio Puentedura, Steve Schmidt and Kory Zimney.

Illustrated. Softcover; 224 pages. Non-returnable.

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