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Blog by Prof. Peter O’Sullivan on five common misconceptions about low back pain in athletes

This is a blog Prof. Peter O’Sullivan of Pain-Ed completed recently for the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In it he discusses five common misconceptions about the management of low back […]


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Manual handling training does not guarantee safe lifting or less pain

Dr. Leonard O’Sullivan (PhD, MTech, BTech) is a Senior Lecturer in Ergonomics and Human Factors in the Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He […]


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Podcast by Prof. Peter O’Sullivan discussing management of low back pain

This is an interview Prof. Peter O’Sullivan of Pain-Ed completed recently with Prof. Karim Khan, editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In it he discusses the critical importance of […]


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Turning down the volume on persistent pain

A key focus of the Pain-Ed team is delivering evidence-based messages on how to manage chronic pain to the general public and healthcare professionals. We have previously posted (e.g. here, […]


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Interview with Dr. Alexander Fraser: “All these things can add up to an incredibly disabling circle of events”

Dr. Alexander Fraser is Consultant Rheumatologist at University Hospital Limerick, Ireland. Here he discusses the impact of pain among his patients in many different ways – affecting not just physical function, […]