29
May

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Why do simple things hurt?

This talk by Professor of Neuroscience Lorimer Moseley (University of South Australia) explains why relatively harmless tasks and movements can sometimes cause severe pain. In essence, pain is based on an evaluation by the […]

18
Apr

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What about using stronger medications such as opioids?

Pain relief can be an important part of recovery from chronic pain. Equally, it should form just one component of the management plan. In addition, there are side-effects to pain […]

18
Apr

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A 5 minute guide to understanding chronic pain, and what you can do about it

Chronic pain is a complex problem which is influenced by many factors. Healthcare professionals spend many years struggling to understand it. This is a short 5 minute animated clip which […]

18
Apr

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Did you know that most back pain is not a sign of serious spinal damage?

Low back pain can be very painful and disabling. Consequently, it was previously thought to reflect serious damage to the structures of the spine (e.g. discs, bones, ligaments etc). However […]

18
Apr

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Do you know the single most important thing to do about managing stress?

This animated video is one of the videos by Dr. Mike Evans which we have incorporated from www.myfavouritemedicine.com