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Patient’s experience of Whiplash Associated Disorder

Nicola discusses her experience of Whiplash Associated Disorder and her journey to recovery following a car crash. She discusses how her experience of pain changed and how she managed her […]


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Kiran’s story: My knee was hampering my cricket

There is strong evidence that what a person thinks is wrong with their painful body part can affect their outcome. if a person thinks their body part (e..g back, knee) […]


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Paul’s story: the stiff posture I adopted actually slowed my recovery

Back in September 2014 I was delivering heavy boxes of printed material. My small van was loaded to the max. I even had boxes in the front passenger seat and […]


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From fear to hope “I’ve still got a lot of life to live”

My first encounter with back pain started about 6-7 years ago when I was sweeping up outside. It was literally excruciating, so bad it made me feel faint and I […]


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Charles’ story: I made huge progress physically and psychologically

There is considerable evidence that a person’s general health including their psychological health can affect their outcome after orthopaedic surgery. Charles’ story here describes the importance of addressing these psychological barriers to […]