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'A big belly isn’t necessarily a pain in the back'. Is there a link between obesity and low back pain? New blog post by Amabile Borges Dario.
Are obesity and body fat distribution associated with low back pain in women or is it more likely the result of shared genetic factors?
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While ample research supports the idea that signals of threat influence pain, this study suggests specifically that information about the body in space (whether visual, proprioceptive or vestibular) that has been associated with a injury, might be…
Information about the body in space that has been associated with an injury might be relevant signals of threat. Their influence may result in a clinical pattern that appears mechanical, but is in fact centrally driven.
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Liz, a 65 year old retired nurse, was diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis (OA) several years ago. Her GP subsequently prescribed a range of non-surgical and pharmaceutical interventions to treat her knee pain with limited success. Recently, she was…
Looking into the link between pre-surgical central sensitization and chronic post-surgical pain.
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Neuropathic pain (NP) – that is pain arising from identifiable damage or disease affecting the somatosensory nervous system is common and frequently severe and life-changing. It is also notoriously difficult to treat effectively. Indeed we know that for…
Pharmacotherapy for neuropathic pain in adults - a review of the evidence.
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Although pain is inherently linked to one’s own body, for people suffering from limb amputation, pain can be experienced as arising from outside the body – from their missing limb. This phenomenon, termed phantom limb pain, is estimated to occur in 4 out…
Reassessing cortical reorganization in the primary sensorimotor cortex following arm amputation
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‘Physiotherapists may stigmatise or feel unprepared to treat people with low back pain and psychosocial factors that influence recovery: a systematic review’ (Synnott et al, 2015) There is considerable evidence that when people have chronic low back pain…
Physiotherapists may stigmatise or feel unprepared to treat people with low back pain and psychosocial factors that influence recovery: a systematic review
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Over 80% of Australians experience back pain at some point in their lives, which is one of the most common reasons people miss work and seek health care. Despite the efforts of the scientific community to identify risks factors for back pain, the cause of…
Are obesity and body fat distribution associated with low back pain in women or is it more likely the result of shared genetic factors?
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If only surgery wasn’t such a pain in the…. knee!! Kristian Kjær Petersen looks at pre-surgical central sensitization and chronic post-surgical pain
Looking into the link between pre-surgical central sensitization and chronic post-surgical pain.
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The effectiveness of drugs for neuropathic pain – what do we know?
Pharmacotherapy for neuropathic pain in adults - a review of the evidence.
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Rethinking the role of the brain in driving phantom pain
Reassessing cortical reorganization in the primary sensorimotor cortex following arm amputation
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Treating more than just the back in chronic low back pain
Physiotherapists may stigmatise or feel unprepared to treat people with low back pain and psychosocial factors that influence recovery: a systematic review
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My Own Life - Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/opinion/oliver-sacks-on-learning-he-has-terminal-cancer.html? NYT
I am now face to face with dying. But I am not finished with living.
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Research into the brain and mind in pain disorders
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Lorimer Moseley and collaborators explore how the body, brain and mind interact in complex pain disorders