Whiplash: An Alarming Message From Your Nerves
This informational patient book by physical therapist and clinical neuroscience researcher Adriaan Louw provides perspectives on the occurrence of whiplash, including the neurological basis of pain and treatment expectations.
“Whiplash: An Alarming Message From Your Nerves” is designed to educate patients on the nerve sensitization that patients experience following a whiplash injury. It offers a greater understanding of what has happened, how to ease the pain and the importance of early, gentle movement after injury.
Section topics include:
- Accepting the accident
- How nerves work
- How nerves become sensitive
- Accident issues
- Nerves and pain
- Strategies to help ease the pain
Adriaan Louw covers the nervous system “wakening” in the acute and sub-acute phases of whiplash in an easy-to-understand format, using metaphors, examples and color images.
Written by Adriaan Louw.
Illustrated. Softcover, 28 pages. Non-returnable.