01
Jul

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Pain and Injury in Dancers

Dancers report a high level of pain and/or injury. While research in non-dance populations has shown that pain involves not just physical (e.g. strength) and anatomical (e.g. tissue sprain) factors, […]

12
Jun

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Darlow

Patients think the back is “Easy to Harm, Hard to Heal”

People who have back pain may view their back negatively and consequently focus on information which confirms their negative beliefs. In this qualitative study by Ben Darlow and colleagues from the […]

08
Jun

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What about my protruding or bulging disc?

It is one of the most infamous parts of the body as it is frequently blamed for severe and unpleasant low back pain (LBP). However, as discussed previously here, there is no evidence that […]

01
Jun

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body mind

Body-mind interactions in low back pain

A common belief about low back pain (LBP) is that it is either about physical structures in the back or is related to factors in a person’s life (like stress, […]

22
May

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peter-osullivan

Podcast with Prof. Peter O’Sullivan

In this podcast, Prof. Peter O’Sullivan discusses the evolution of his approach to the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders such as low back pain.   Peter O’Sullivan is Professor […]