The more we understand pain, the less we will hurt – these books are for clinicians, people in pain and their families.
In combination, the ground-breaking Explain Pain Second Edition and Painful Yarns give a comprehensive and easy to understand view on modern pain biology. People in pain can easily understand this information and we now know that therapeutic neuroscience education is a cornerstone of successful rehabilitation.
Explain Pain aims to demystify the process of understanding and managing pain. Modern neurophysiology, brain imaging, immunology, psychology, pain sciences and thousands of peoples’ pain stories now provide a revolutionary and new way to treat pain. The Explain Pain Second Edition, in easy to follow language, discusses how pain experiences are constructed in response to dangers and threats in our bodies and influenced by our thoughts, beliefs and context. This knowledge is the key to recovery.
Painful Yarns is the much anticipated collection of stories, written by clinical neuroscientist and co-author of Explain Pain, Prof GL Moseley. It provides an entertaining and informative way to understand modern pain biology. The level of the pain education is appropriate for patients and health professionals. The entertainment is good for everyone. You don’t have to be interested in pain to get something from this book and a laugh or two!