Chiropractic Journal of Australia, December 2004
"Waddell's biopsychosocial model provides a most appropriate context in which clinicians of all hues may best address the problem. There is a more empathetic view with the patients's perspective. This second edition is a nice follow-up."
From the Author
A text book for all health professionals who treat back pain
Contents: Disability, History, Epidemiology, Risk factors, Clinical course, Physical impairment, Physical basis, Illness behaviour, Psychological distress, Beliefs, Social interactions, A new clinical model, Rest or stay active? The scientific evidence, Clinical guidelines, Patient information, Chronic LBP, UK & US health care, Future health care.
'This is the best textbook on back pain I have ever seen. It breaks entirely new ground, with an innovative, evidence based approach.' Mark Scheone, Editor The Back Letter.
'A singularly impressive book - what is so good is the open style of presentation, the sincere balance of the material - and it is very easy to read. There is an incredible wealth of knowledge here which is brilliantly distilled into clinically meaningful & practical information. Buy a copy and read it - now!' Physiotherapy Pain Association Newsletter.
'Brilliant - really brilliant.' Dr Chris Spanswick, UK Pain Management Team of the Year 1998.
'This magnificent book - has already become a classic.' Dr Johan Vlaeyen, iRV The Netherlands.
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