8 Steps to Conquer Chronic Pain

A Doctor's Guide to Lifelong Relief

By (author) Andrea Furlan MD, PhD, PMR
Categories: Health & Fitness
Publisher: Robert Rose
Paperback : 9780778807117, 272 pages, April 2023


A practical, solution-based guide for ending chronic pain.

Chronic pain is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States. The CDC estimates that 20 percent of US adults live with chronic pain. That's more than 50 million adults in the US, alone! But what exactly is chronic pain? And is there a solution for it?

8 Steps to Conquer Chronic Pain answers these questions and more, presenting attainable, accessible and evidence-based solutions to your pain problems. Written by a pain specialist with extensive hands-on experience and knowledge of the latest advances in treatment, this book will help you to understand the different types of pain, how they're diagnosed and, most important, what you can do to relieve your chronic pain.

Dr. Furlan, an award-winning pain specialist, whose YouTube channel has received more that 30 million views, knows from her extensive experience that people need to fully understand the scope of their individual pain to understand what is at the root of their suffering and how to overcome it. She believes that everyone can learn to retrain their pain system. Besides advice on controlling your emotions, recharging your body, finding the right medications and other tools, she also provides tips on how to talk to doctors, family and friends about your pain. This book is presented in an accessible and straightforward style designed for chronic pain sufferers and caregivers. Case studies, graphics, diagrams and key-point summaries make this book an easy-to-follow educational and motivational tool. 8 Steps to Conquer Chronic Pain is a guide to help you restore your ability to live a fulfilling and happy life.

Includes QR codes for Dr. Furlan's popular pain management videos.