Links & Resources
Pain scientists starting to think differently about persistent (chronic) pain and its causes, are they're making exciting discoveries - like how you think about your pain can change the way it feels. Here Professor Lorimer Moseley explains how pain works and explains new approaches to help reduce your pain. Check out their website - http://www.tamethebeast.org.
Explain pain is a great book for people living with pain. Now in its 2nd edition, it goes through the ins and outs of chronic pain in a interesting and easy to understand way. There is now solid evidence that shows that knowing why we hurt will help us heal. You can order it through Neuro Orthopaedic Institute (NOI) website - http://www.noigroup.com/en/Product/EPBII.
For a more comprehensive look into chronic or persistent pain this website is really helpful. It has heaps of information available and is something you can go back to when needed to lean more. Heaps of videos, testimonials and tips, all high quality, up to date, evidence based information. It is an initiative of the Hunter Integrated Pain Service (HIPS) in NSW.
Chiropractic Australia is the representative body in Australia that are doing great work advocating for us evidence based chiropractors and really moving the profession forward.