Excerpt: Educating chiropractic students and practicing clinicians on the multidimensional nature of pain can be a difficult task. In this electronic book (available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac), the editors, along with distinguished researchers and clinicians, aimed to present the basic science of pain and its clinical application in a concise and interactive manner. The target readers of this book are trainees in pain-related programs, clinicians who treat pain, and others who are interested in better understanding the multidimensional nature of pain. ...
Overall, this book fulfilled its aim. It is suitable for chiropractic students eager to learn more about pain, as well as chiropractic educators looking to update their knowledge of pain to enhance their teaching. Although this book is not specific to chiropractic practice, it is highly relevant to all practicing chiropractors as it may facilitate a better understanding and treatment of the sensory, emotional, cognitive, and social components of patients’ pain. This well-referenced electronic book is a valuable pain resource and is highly recommended, especially given its practicality and low cost.
Author affiliation: PS: Dalhousie University (Canada / Nova Scotia / Halifax)
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