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Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI)
Fluid Volume Charts - Voiding Diary
Tampa Scale for Kinesiophabia (Miller, Kori & Todd 1991)
The Stanford Pelvic Pain Sympton Score (PPSS)
for men (Stanford)
Teach Us To Sit Still by Tim Parks
An inspiring and entertaining true story of a sceptic's journey into the world of meditation and alternative health.
A Headache in the Pelvis by David Wise & Rodney Anderson
This groundbreaking book describes the Wise-Anderson Protocol for muscle-related pelvic pain in men and women, a new and revolutionary treatment developed at Stanford University. The Wise-Anderson Protocol involves the treatment of muscle-related pelvic pain and dysfunction, variously diagnosed as prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic floor myalgia, interstitial cystitis, urethral syndrome, levator ani syndrome, among other related diagnoses affecting some twenty million men and women in the United States. Specifically, The 6th edition of A Headache in the Pelvis adds new research recently published in the Journal of Urology done by the Wise-Anderson team describing the relationship of painful trigger points that refer and re-create specific symptoms of pelvic pain, new research done at Stanford on the relationship between early morning anxiety and those with pelvic pain, and firsthand stories from people who have undergone the Wise-Anderson Protocol, along with other new sections.
Explain Pain by Lorimer Moseley & David Butler
Since Explain Pain is having its tenth birthday, David and Lorimer have decided to release a second edition. We didn't want to mess too much with the original edition - after all it has sold more than 50,000 copies worldwide. Explain Pain Second Edition looks and smells the same. What is different in the last 10 years is the increasing support for therapeutic neuroscience education from clinical trials-much of which using Explain Pain, educational science, neuroscience, plain logic, and the failure of drug therapy to manage much chronic pain. Over multiple coffees, custard tarts and pinots, Lorimer and David have subtly changed the language and updated the scientific content. Overall the second edition can be delivered with much more authority than the first. A ground-breaking concept in its content and presentation, Explain Pain aims to demystify the process of understanding and managing pain. It brings the body to life in a way that makes an interesting read for therapists and pain sufferers alike. All pain is real, and for many people it is a debilitating part of everyday life. It is now known that understanding more about why things hurt can actually help someone understand their pain and go about their daily life. Recent advances in fields such as neurophysiology, brain imaging, immunology, psychology and cellular biology have provided an explanatory platform from which to explore pain. In everyday language accompanied by quirky illustrations, Explain Pain discusses how pain responses are produced by the brain: how responses to injury from the autonomic motor and immune systems in your body contribute to pain, and why pain can persist after tissues have had plenty of time to heal. Explain Pain aims to give clinicians and people in pain the power to challenge pain and to consider new models for viewing what happens during pain. Once they have learnt about the processes involved they can follow a scientific route to recovery.
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