Back Pain

Paperback | October 10, 2012

EditorSam Chong, Roman Cregg, Andrew Souter

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Back pain is one of the most common reasons cited by patients seeking medical help, and it is a leading cause of time off work and long term disability. Causes of back pain are complex and many health care professionals devote a substantial amount of their time dealing with it. The initiatingevent leading to back pain is often compounded by other factors leading to maladaptive behaviour and prolongation of pain. This pocketbook will summarise the current literature on management of back pain and provide evidence-based, practical guidelines for clinicians.

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Back pain is one of the most common reasons cited by patients seeking medical help, and it is a leading cause of time off work and long term disability. Causes of back pain are complex and many health care professionals devote a substantial amount of their time dealing with it. The initiatingevent leading to back pain is often compound...

Dr Sam Chong (ed), is Consultant Neurologist at The Medway Hospital NHS Trust Gillingham in Kent and Kings College Hospital London. Dr Roman Cregg (ed), is Consultant in Pain Management at West Sussex Primary Care Trust. Dr Andrew Souter (ed), is Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Royal United Hospitals NHS Trust, Bath, UK
Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pagesPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199609772

ISBN - 13:9780199609772

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Table of Contents

1. Dr John Lee: Epidemiology of Back Pain2. Sarah Ferguson: Early Assessment and Triage of Patients with Back Pain3. Dr Naomi Sibtain, Dr Roman Cregg, Dr Alastair Purves: Anatomy and pathophysiology of back pain4. Dr Naomi Sibtain, Dr Roman Cregg, Dr Alastair Purves: Investigation of patients with back pain5. Miss Sarah Ferguson: Physical approaches to the management of back pain: I. Physiotherapy6. Jonathan Field, Dr Dawn Carnes: Physical approaches to the management of back pain: II. Manipulative therapy7. Dr. Cummings: Physical approaches to the management of back pain: III. Acupuncture and TENS8. Fran Hall: Physical approaches to the management of back pain: IV TENs9. Dr Mike Osborn, Dr Anna Mandeville, Dr Kate Ridout: Psychology and pain management approach10. Dr Lesley Bromley, Dr Birgitta Brandner: Pharmacotherapy of back pain11. Dr Tom Smith and Dr Adnan Alkaisy: Invasive therapies for back pain12. David Bell: The role of surgery in back pain13. Dr Joan Hester: Management of patients with failed back pain14. Priyan Landham: Rehabilitation and return to normal function15. Dr Sam Chong, Dr Roman Cregg: Overview of back pain and its future management