From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

Edited by Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu and Dennis C. Turk

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199558902
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753343 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

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Chronic back pain continues to be a major cause of distress, disability, work loss, and a huge cost to society. This resource examines the risk factors and mechanisms involved in the transition from acute to chronic back pain. It integrates genetic, biomechanical, neurobiological, psychophysiological, psychosocial, and socieconomic risk factors.

Book.  608 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience ; Pain Medicine

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