Want to manage your pain more effectively?
Pain affects all of us at some stage of our lives, with some of us going on to have persistent pain. Fortunately, there have been some fantastic new developments to help our understanding and treatment for persistent pain. Check out our links to some great free resources.
A great 15 minute video by Lorimer Moseley, sharing his knowledge and experience into the underlying mechanisms of pain- an excellent starter for anyone who is new to this area.
Specific to low back, this video by Peter O’Sullivan helps to clear up some of the myths regarding scans and their link to pain. The first minute or two summarises things nicely.
Brainman helps to explain what we can do when we have persistent pain
Brainman talks around the wider issues of pain
A series of 8 lessons helping to break down why pain is persistent. This is a great tool for anyone looking to get a better understanding of their pain.
Pain health has been put together by the University of Western Australia and contains some great resources including patient and clinicians stories.
Created by a group of researchers and clinicians, this website provides more patient stories and videos that might help to clear up some of the common misconceptions around pain.
Explain Pain by David Butler and Lorimer Moseley- A brilliant book incorporating the latest knowledge of pain and placing it into an easy to digest format. A must read for anyone with persistent pain
Based on the work of the Explain Pain book this great resource has been put together by Canadian Physio, Greg Lehman. Greg combines his knowledge of biomechanics and pain to put together an information booklet packed full of useful information and mini tests along the way.
Second instalment from Greg Lehman. Following up from his first booklet, he now focusses more on what we can do to help. We encourage our clients to read carefully through these books when recommended. We also welcome the chance to answer any questions that you may have on the topics within.
For those of you who are more inclined towards a deeper knowledge into pain conditions this is a must view. Summaries of some of the latest evidence are provided in an easy to digest blog.