This section is a source of continuing professional development for healthcare professionals working in the area of musculoskeletal pain.
This will provide access to some of our published research, as well as video and audio recordings of members of the Pain-Ed team discussing issues related to musculoskeletal pain.

Lower back pain within an individual’s context

JP Caneiro outlines the case study of a patient suffering with chronic lower back pain to explore the challenge of integrating contemporary knowledge in clinical practice in an edition of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s magazine InTouch. JP Caneiro is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2013) who consults at […]

A person-centered biopsychosocial approach to back pain in sport

Physiotherapists JP Caneiro and Dr. Leo Ng outline how individualised plans are needed in the management of low back pain in an issue of the Sport Health magazine. JP Caneiro is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2013) who consults at Body Logic in Perth and lectures in […]

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Ergonomic factors in chronic pain

Dr. Leonard O’Sullivan is a senior lecturer in human factors and ergonomics in the Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology. He is a lead researcher in the Design Factors research group. His research interests include user centred design in medical device innovation, ergonomics of musculoskeletal disorders, and human factors in worker robot collaboration, additive manufacturing. Dr. O’Sullivan discusses […]

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Physical factors in the CFT approach to chronic pain management

Dr. Wim Dankaerts outlines the importance physical factors play in the development and maintenance of chronic pain

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General health and immune function in chronic pain

Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan of Pain-Ed has conducted research into the role of both physical and non-physical factors in chronic pain. In this short video at a symposium for the launch of Pain-Ed a few years ago, he discusses the significant role that a healthy lifestyle plays in chronic pain, as well as overall health.