To complement the 2016 IASP Global Year Against Pain in the
Joints, Pain in the Joints provides a comprehensive overview
of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment
options. Leading experts address general concepts as well
as the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges presented by this complex and growing problem that
affects millions of people worldwide.
Of interest to pain scientists and all clinicians involved in perioperative care and the management
of chronic pain, this state-of-the-art volume discusses the basic science of joint pain and applies this
knowledge to a better understanding of clinical joint pain conditions—from neurophysiology, genetics,
and the pathophysiology of ongoing nociception to pain persistence and chronic pain development.
Topics also include Animal Models of Osteoarthritic Pain • Joint Imaging in Osteoarthritis •
Assessing Joint Pain • Exercise Therapy • Chronic Pain after Joint Surgery • Alternative Treatment
Options for Osteoarthritis • Joint Pain in Childhood • and more.