From Acute to Chronic Back PainRisk Factors, Mechanisms, and Clinical Implications

From Acute to Chronic Back PainRisk Factors, Mechanisms, and Clinical Implications

Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu, and Dennis C. Turk

Print publication date: Jan 2012

ISBN: 9780199558902

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Chronic back pain continues to be a major cause of distress, disability, work loss, and a huge cost to society. This resource examines the risk factors and mechanisms involved in the transition from acute to chronic back pain. It integrates genetic, biomechanical, neurobiological, psychophysiological, psychosocial, and socieconomic risk factors.

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