Chapter 10. Non-Drug Treatments for Chronic Pain

  1. Prof. Saifudin Rashiq2,
  2. Prof. Donald Schopflocher3,
  3. Prof. Paul Taenzer4 and
  4. Prof. Egon Jonsson5,6
  1. Alexander J. Clark

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch10

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

How to Cite

Clark, A. J. (2008) Non-Drug Treatments for Chronic Pain, in Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective (eds S. Rashiq, D. Schopflocher, P. Taenzer and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Alberta, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building 8-120, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  2. 3

    University of Alberta, Nursing Research Office, Clinical Science Building 4-103, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 2nd Street SW 100-2310, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C4, Canada

  4. 5

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  5. 6

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Calgary, Calgary Health Region Chronic Pain Centre, 160-2210 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3K3, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson5,6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  2. 6

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323821

Online ISBN: 9783527622665

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Keywords:

  • non-pharmacological treatment;
  • acupuncture;
  • cognitive behavioral therapy;
  • exercise;
  • laser therapy;
  • manipulation and mobilization;
  • massage;
  • relaxation;
  • TENS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acupuncture

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (with Bruce Dick)

  • Exercise

  • Laser Therapy

  • Manipulation and Mobilization

  • Massage Therapy

  • Occupational and Physical Therapy

  • Relaxation Therapy

  • Ultrasound

  • Conclusion

  • References