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Why Patient Stories Matter at Professional Conferences

Joletta Belton (Jo) writes a blog on living with chronic pain which covers a range of topics related to her story. In this post she talks about the importance of including the patient […]


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‘Overdiagnosis’ / ‘overtreating’– relevant in sports physio/medicine?

In this podcast, Prof. Peter O’Sullivan discusses some key issues regarding low back pain with Prof. Karim Khan (editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine).   “We can massively create […]


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Needless treatments: spinal fusion surgery for lower back pain is costly and there’s little evidence it’ll work

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. It was written by Gustavo Machado, Christine Lin and Ian Harris.   From […]


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Can the way we move after injury lead to chronic pain?

Dr Siobhan Schabrun is a research fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia. Her work is focussed on understanding the role of brain plasticity in the development of persistent musculoskeletal pain (such […]


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Myths about back pain

Kevin Wernli made two videos based on an article published in the Irish Independent on myths about back pain. Back pain is a huge problem costing the Australian government ~1.2Billion […]