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Pain management is a huge problem and one which has important medico-legal and economic implications for health care providers. It is a growing area of interest and importance for many medical and health care professionals. It takes a truly integrated approach involving a team comprising medical practitioners, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and nurse practitioners. Different professions may work together but the approach may also be adopted by individual practitioners. Until recently, most attention was focussed on low back pain but now the key area of interest for new research is neck pain and related headache often associated with whiplash or poor posture in working environments eg using computers. This book presents the latest research findings and gives recommendations and guidelines on how to relate those findings to the prevention and management of neck pain. It also points the areas where more research is needed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780444508461
ISBN-10: 0444508465
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 193mm x 15mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nikolai Bogduk

Specialiste de reeducation musculosquelettique: ' Senior Staff Specialist in Musculoskeletal Occupational Medicine ', Hunter New England Area Health Service, Departement de recherches cliniques, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, Australie

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