Written by pain science expert Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD, this popular book is now available as a Spanish language eBook, translated from English. Why Do I Hurt?® has helped countless individuals regain control of their lives by teaching them about the science of pain. With this new eBook, Spanish language readers can also benefit from the information and insights it offers.

Studies show that the more people know about pain and how it works, the safer they feel increasing activity through exercise, daily tasks, work, and socializing, which can help them experience less pain and can contribute to improved outcomes. Why Do I Hurt? educates pain sufferers on how the nervous system and the brain process information and contribute to the pain experience.

Written in approachable language with metaphors, examples, and images, this book is an essential guide for individuals experiencing pain.

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About Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD  

Adriaan Louw is a pain science expert who is spreading the word of pain science around the world. He’s taught postgraduate classes on spinal manual therapy and pain science for more than 20 years and is regularly sought to speak at national and international conferences. At his physical therapy clinic, Adriaan blends hands-on therapy with neuroscience education, reducing pain through education. His gift for making neuroscience accessible to patients is evidenced by his popular series of patient books.

About OPTP

OPTP (Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products) is a leading provider of innovative physical therapy, fitness and wellness products. They work with renowned experts to develop exclusive tools and publish educational materials. For more than 40 years, they’ve built a reputation for providing quality products and exceptional customer service.