28/07/2020 National Pain Week 2020

Did you know that 1 in 5 Australians live with chronic pain, which can negatively impact their mental health, relationships, employment and the ability to engage in day-to-day activities? Each year, Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain organises National Pain Week to...

28/07/2020 Offering a Smile

Human connection is absolutely vital in these times of social distancing. While society may feel a somewhat grim and lonely place right now, little actions taken every day can help us feel more connected to those around us. As wearing a mask is required at...

30/06/2020 The Complexities of Pelvic Pain

Persistent pelvic pain is estimated to affect a staggering 1 in 5 women and 1 in 12 men. Individuals suffering from pelvic pain often experience poor quality of life due to the physical pain affecting social and psychological factors of life. They may experience levels...

29/06/2020 Does your back ache by the end of the day?

Many of us have been working from home for a few months now, and while we may have settled into a routine and set up a work-space, some tweaking may be necessary. Sit with your bottom to the back of the chair, with your back...

28/02/2020 Pain Overview: What is Neuropathic Pain?

Neuropathic pain can be defined as pain caused by a lesion or dysfunction, often due to disease, of the somatosensory system. The somatosensory system is responsible for the perception of pain, pressure, touch, temperature etc. When damaged, it may lead to altered transmissions of sensory...

28/02/2020 Growing pains: chronic pain in children and youth

Much of the pain experienced by children and teenagers are chalked up to growing pains. While this may be part of the picture, the label ‘growing pains’ can mask underlying conditions and issues that may require medical intervention. For example, sports injuries are the most...

20/01/2020 What are the next steps in chronic pain relief?

It is estimated that 1.2 billion adults globally suffer from chronic pain, impacting on their quality of life and capacity to go about their day to day activities. While some patients find relief from conservative treatments, what happens when these treatments aren’t enough or prove...

20/01/2020 Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Is Paresthesia‐Independent: A Retrospective Study

Overview Neuromodulation is an important treatment for pain relief in neuropathic pain conditions. Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a type of neuromodulation that allows for more precise treatment for some pain regions. Although DRG stimulation can produce paresthesias (often described as a tingling feeling), many patients...

image_print

Keep up to date with all our latest news and information.

Join Our Mailing List

Subscribe to our mailing list
* indicates required



Are you: