Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain, 2nd Edition eBook

Getting Your Life Back
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About the Book

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain has helped over 90,000 individuals manage their pain and strive to live satisfying, fulfilling lives.

In the new second edition, the authors have carefully developed and improved every chapter. Packed with useful advice, tips, strategies, and positive reinforcement, the book empowers readers to become their own informed pain self-managers. Each person with chronic pain is unique and the goal of this book is to help each person manage their lives in the way that works best for them.

The new edition includes:

* An updated and scientifically sound discussion of pain in Chapter 1 that gives readers the information they need to best manage their personal pain.

* An updated resources chapter with a useful emphasis on how to find and judge online resources.

* New more in-depth coverage of mental health issues related to pain, including depression, anger, fear, guilt, stress, and memory problems.

* An all-new chapter, Organizing and Pacing Your Life for Pain Self-Management and Safety that includes thorough, well-illustrated information on using assistive technology.

* Completely rewritten exercise chapters with clearer illustrations to help readers build their own exercise program, step-by-step. This chapter also discusses taking advantage of exercise opportunities in the community.

* An updated communication chapter to assist readers as they navigate through the health care system, featuring helpful tips on remote communication as well as in-person visits.

* Another all-new chapter, Managing Pain During Employment and Unemployment, sensitively addresses the issues connected with experiencing pain in the workplace.

* Two completely updated chapters on weight management and nutrition that discuss the relationship between pain and nutrition and reflect current government standards and the most recent research.

The Moving Easy Program audio is included with the ebook to stream online

More Information
Author Sandra LeFort, RN, PhD, Kate Lorig, DrPH, Diana Laurent, Virginia González, MPH, David Sobel, MD, MPH, Marian Minor, PT, PhD, Francis Keefe, PhD, Maureen Gecht-Silver, OTD, MPH, OTR/L
Format PDF eBook
Icon Label Description Type Size Download
pdf My Action Plan (page 41) pdf 94.9 KB Download
pdf Chronic-Pain-Self-Management-Self-Test pdf 320.9 KB Download
pdf Table 10.3 Factors Affecting the Decision to Change Your Weight Now pdf 213.3 KB Download
pdf Figure 11.1 Your Pain Profile pdf 190.9 KB Download
pdf Figure 12.1 Time Management Worksheet pdf 179.9 KB Download