January 28, 2014 — Your Headache Isn’t All In Your Head, the newest patient book from physical therapists Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD, CSMT, and Ina Diener, PT, PhD, uses images, metaphors, and accessible language to explain the complex neuroscience of headache pain.
It’s estimated that 80 percent of people experience some form of headache on a regular basis, and persistent or long-lasting headaches can have a devastating impact on daily life. However, studies show that patients who understand how the brain and nervous system work together to create pain are much better off: they experience less pain, function better, have less fear and are more interested in healthy movement and exercise. Research also shows that anyone is able to comprehend the neuroscience of pain, if delivered correctly.
Using the latest research, Louw and Diener give patients a healthy new perspective on their headache pain. Your patients learn what pain is, how and why their brain and nervous system contribute to headache pain, and how they can alleviate and prevent future headache pain.
Your Headache Isn’t All In Your Head and other neuroscience titles by Louw, including the popular patient book Why Do I Hurt? and textbook Therapeutic Neuroscience Education, are available exclusively from OPTP.