04/03/2021 Chronic Abdominal Pain – Dr Vishal Bhasin

Chronic Abdominal Pain is pain in the abdominal area which persists for 3 months or longer. It can be intermittent or episodic, meaning it may come and go. Often, people with chronic abdominal pain also experience symptoms such as bloating, cramping and/or irregular bowel habits. There

31/08/2020 Why Physiotherapy can be Key to Pain Management

Physiotherapy can be key to a good pain management plan, at Metro Pain Group we are connected to some great physiotherapists. For this article, we’ve partnered with Stephanie Vernon from Inner North Physiotherapy to explain how Pilates can help with chronic pain: There is a profoundly

31/08/2020 Telehealth – A Technological Revolution in Healthcare

While the amount of change we have undergone as a society in the last few months is nothing short of overwhelming, we are choosing to focus on the positive aspects and the things that we can control. One of those positives is the technological revolution

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

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