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New Book Promotes Pain Education for Patients

optpThe patient book Why Do I Hurt? incorporates the latest neuroscience understanding of pain and was written to educate patients on how the nervous system and brain process information and contribute to pain. Designed for patients and health care providers, the book includes a number of informative sections, such as sections on the brain’s processing of a pain experience, a discussion of tissue healing and nerve sensitization, and the various treatment options available to help with pain.

The book, marketed by OPTP, Minneapolis, and written by PT and clinical neuroscience researcher Adriaan Louw, contains different metaphors, examples, and full-color images to enhance the learning experience.

For more information on this patient book, visit www.optp.com.

[Source: OPTP]