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Royal Australian College of GP’s news – I’m in it!

By | 2018-07-05T09:54:04+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Advocacy, Blog, Events, News, Online|

I’m an event in the spotlight. GP’s, I hope to see you there! (Article from RACGP June newsletter) Events in the spotlight GPADD18 Conference: Saturday and Sunday 4–5 August 2018 The RACGP Victoria Drug and Alcohol Committee invite you to attend [...]

Pain Revolution Ride 2018 There and Back Again

By | 2018-04-23T12:48:45+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, Online|

(Just quickly, I'd like to take this opportunity to say PainTrain – My Health Summary, Theo and I are so proud to have contributed to this year's Ride for Pain and the #painrevolution. I would personally like to thank everyone who contributed [...]

Pain Train featured in the AMA Victoria’s VICDOC magazine

By | 2018-02-16T10:12:28+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Help, Pain Train, Print, Professional, Read|

Pain management has come to me in various forms. It’s a pretty special feeling that my 11 years of experience with chronic pain may be useful for learning and inspiring change in the way pain [...]

Dr Susie Gronski: How One Artist Used Her Hurting Strings To Stitch Back Her Life

By | 2017-04-23T12:20:04+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Advocacy, Blog, News, Online|

I can't recommend Dr Susie highly enough. I wish I had online physical therapy advice when I felt lost, unable to commute and in need of someone who could understand my pain experience. Dr Susie really gets pelvic health issues [...]

ADF campaign: Losing Yourself in Pain Medication

By | 2017-12-11T09:16:54+00:00 March 12th, 2017|About, Advocacy, Blog, My treatment, Online|

The Alcohol & Drug Foundation (ADF) has been working to enhance awareness about the way Australians consume pain killers. My understanding of the campaign is that the ADF in no way suggests pain killers are not necessary - many Australians require their [...]

Mamamia: My experience with medication

By | 2017-07-23T11:48:48+00:00 February 20th, 2017|About, Advocacy, Blog, Living, News, Online|

Soula became dependent. "I shrunk as a person. The medication fogged my mind. I couldn't cross the road. I had to activate spell check on my phone. I didn't have the ability to think properly any more," she said.