內容簡介 Life Beyond Pain"Clear, engaging, and with the authenticity of personal experience." --Patricia Morley-Forster, MD, FRCPC Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Founder Status; Professor Emerita Dept of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Western University, London, Canada; 2013 Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society Gold Medal Winner#1 New Release in Chronic Pain and Pain MedicineLong-term pain management. Living with pain offers more than just physical challenges. For those of us navigating the treacherous waters between self-care and normal daily life, there are an overwhelming number of obstacles to overcome. Taming Chronic Pain takes a brutally honest--and at times humorous--look at the major issues associated with long-term pain management, offering practical advice, insight, exercises and discussion of everything from basic scientific knowledge to the psychological effects of chronic pain.Written by a Fellow Pain Sufferer. While dealing with her own chronic pain, Amy has done years of extensive research on every aspect of long-term physical suffering. Her scientific skills and personal experience have given her the expertise to provide this somewhat tongue-in-cheek, knowing glimpse into the many areas of living with chronic pain that no one but a fellow sufferer would recognize. Taming Chronic Pain clarifies with easy to understand diagrams and cartoons.Taming Chronic Pain is a must-have for any chronic pain sufferer. Discover: Tools to help you live your life with chronic pain, whether back, neck, or shoulder pain; arthritis; migraines; or nerve painA helpful approach to pain management that takes medicine, meditation, and psychology into accountLifestyle suggestions to lessen the effects of painTips and tricks for managing relationships while managing pain, and advice for caregiversReaders of books like Mind Over Mood, Pain Free, or 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life will find answers, companionship and more in Taming Chronic Pain.