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Podcast with Prof. Wim Dankaerts:

In this 45 minute podcast, Prof. Wim Dankaerts of Pain-Ed discusses with Karen Litzy how management of low back pain requires healthcare professionals to consider a wide range of factors (e.g. physical, cognitive, […]


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Activity among people with chronic low back pain: How activity behaviours reflect beliefs

One of the great challenges in helping people deal with chronic pain – and indeed many common health conditions – is encouraging greater physical activity as this is known to […]


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Will stem cell therapy (or some other fancy needle) solve my chronic pain problem?

We all seek the simplest, quickest solution to problems and challenges we face. Trying to deal with persistent pain is no different. Therefore, it is not surprising that a myriad […]


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Interview with Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan: changing back pain management

In this interview some common limitations in how back pain has been viewed and managed are discussed.For example, the image attached to this post focusses almost exclusively on physcial factors […]


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“Don’t bend your back whilst lifting”- is this the best advice?

Laura Holder works as a vocational physiotherapist for Active Plus in Auckland, New Zealand, where she is involved in manual handling training and providing rehabilitation programmes to assist clients in […]