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Amy Orr

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Amy Orr is a writer and researcher with a background in astrophysics and finance. Her writing career includes both fiction and non-fiction, short articles and novels. Amy is from the UK but now lives in Canada with her family.

Average rating: 4.75 · 12 ratings · 9 reviews · 2 distinct works
Taming Chronic Pain: A Mana...

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Divided We Stand

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Back Pain

Here's a startling statistic: over 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. 80%!!

It's such a prevalent issue, many people have devoted their lives to the understanding, treatment and management of back pain. Among these is Iain Barker of Back Pain Liberation, who I sat down and chatted with about all things chronic pain. Take a listen!

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Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"This book is a great one-stop-shop resource for anyone suffering from chronic pain or who lives with someone who is. I particularly liked the illustrations, and the honest, straightforward handling of issues like pain and depression, and the ongoi..." Read more of this review »
Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"I have notes worth for a two page essay about this book, but I'll try to keep this review short. There's 20 informative chapters divided in three sections: the basics, mind and mood, and tools and therapies. We have chapters on different kinds of..." Read more of this review »
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Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"As someone who has worked in pain management, I found this book to be chock full of excellent advice. It wrangles pain into something that can be understood and acted upon without going off into unhelpful technical rabbit holes. The language is co..." Read more of this review »
Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"This book is a perfect guide for anyone looking for some better insight on chronic pain. A must for lot of actual patients who are deluding themselves that chronic pain is temporary and google some incorrect advices. I like that the author does no..." Read more of this review »
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Light and gentle, this is a nostalgic book that doesn't worry too much about tense action or vivid drama, but instead relies on the reader's desire to be swept back in time to a real place. I found this book easy to read, if a little slow, but kind o ...more
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Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program Handler Guide by Pet Partners
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I loved this book! It was a surprising discovery for me, as both an animal-lover and a frequent medical patient, to find such a trove of wise words and useful advice, most of which was new to me. Anyone can use this book - you don't have to be an exp ...more
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This is an insightful and practical book, full of useful exercises and thoughtful concepts, without all the hand-wavey vagueness so many self help books suffer from. It's clear and expressive without getting bogged down in philosophy, and I expect to ...more
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