You know what pain feels like, now learn how the pain alarm systems work. Understand Pain, Live Well Again provides ten chapters of easy-to-understand information about pain neurophysiology and pain management education. The knowledge you will gain has been shown through research to be important in recovery from chronic pain. With greater understanding, you will know why specific techniques are important for recovery. Read each section and consider how it relates to your unique situation - discuss it with your health care professional as well. This knowledge will provide you with more motivation to practice important pain care techniques every day. Practice, patience and persistence are necessary. Expect most changes to happen slowly, yet expect improvement to continue for a long time. What you read here will show you that you really do have the power to decrease your pain, to move better, and to improve your quality of life.