Professional Resources

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GPADD 2018 Dealing with Addiction Conference – I’m Presenting!

By | 2018-03-16T12:52:52+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Learn, Professional, Professional Resources, The pain|

GPADD 2018 Dealing with Addiction Conference – I'm Presenting! It's a topic that needs serious attention and I'm honoured to be invited to speak and share my personal experience. My aim is to share the resources that I've found that have helped me avoid dependency, and to share resources that have helped me understand my complex chronic health issue. Education is key for both the patient and the professional in the management of chronic health issues.

Pelvic Pain Seminar for Health Professionals

By | 2018-01-08T16:50:23+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Learn, Professional Resources|

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia invitation Join us in Adelaide on 24-25 March Are you a health professional with an interest in improving the effectiveness of the care you provide to girls, women and men with pelvic pain? Join us [...]

Am I safe to move? Professor Lorimer Moseley: New understanding of pain and focusing on the patient

By | 2017-12-11T09:46:22+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

I know the science is tricky to understand but please listen to this interview. Not only is it important for your brain and as a patient/consumer, but there is a critical suggestion in this podcast for you and what you [...]

Australian researchers combine cultural practices with pain management | SBS News

By | 2017-12-11T09:47:00+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Professional Resources|

What great hope this pain management team provide. And I can’t help but think, well, ‘der’! I’m not being rude, but if professionals were able to understand the cultural background of the patient, and talk with them, not to them, [...]

Trust me, I’m a patient: pain education for professionals from a lay perspective

By | 2017-12-11T09:19:31+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

Unfortunately, it is all too common for the professional not to listen to the patient and not to believe in their pain. The focus on the ‘relief of suffering’ has almost got lost in modern medicine’s search for diagnosis and cure. It is hard enough to be coping with pain, but terrifying not to be believed when one goes for help. It should not take months of suffering and inadequate (or no) pain relief before a patient finally gets to a pain clinic.

Destigmatising invisible illnesses, creativity and work

By | 2017-12-07T14:45:48+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Professional Resources|

The arts can be difficult to navigate at the best of times, but what if your particular challenges are invisible? Here's how the sector can pay attention, remove the stigma and better support individuals. One of the arts industry's most [...]

Men & Women: Pelvic Pain Relief + Your First PT Appointment w/ Dr. Susie G

By | 2017-12-11T09:16:54+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

36 minutes of brilliant pelvic pain and awareness conversation with two very experienced professionals. Thank you Fem Fusion and Dr Susie Gronski. Excerpt from Men & Women: Pelvic Pain Relief + Your First PT [...]

Takes more than an app to explain pain

By | 2017-12-17T12:37:25+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Blog, Learn, Pain Train, Professional Resources|

Body in Mind posted this excellent research from Marina Pinheiro and Gustavo Machado about the abundant health apps out there; What App is Good for My Back? Pulse+IT also recently posted their story, There’s a bad app for That. There [...]