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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 [...]

Bridge for Pelvic Pain 2nd Annual Pelvic Pain Seminar

By | 2017-12-11T10:04:24+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

Learn about chronic pelvic, sexual and genital pain, and integrative treatments. Presentations by doctors, physical therapists, counselors,health and wellness experts and patient advocates. *New this year: Afternoon break-out sessions for patients and caregivers. Register early as space is limited! Date [...]

Making Sense of Pain: A workshop for Health Professionals

By | 2017-12-11T09:19:17+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

What sets “Making Sense of Pain” apart from other Pain Management workshops and seminars? We show you how to put this information into practice and improve your interactions with patients to ensure more positive outcomes. This workshop is dedicated to [...]

Yes, it is like taming a beast

By | 2017-12-11T14:51:46+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Help, Learn, Professional, Professional Resources|

You’ve all heard the impact Prof Lorimer Moseley made on my pain journey – well my diagnosis actually. If it weren’t for him I wonder how much longer I would have been left searching for the reason behind (pardon the [...]

Patient to Practitioner Access: Too Much?

By | 2017-12-11T09:45:22+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blog, Learn, Professional Resources|

It all started with emails. I bet most medical professionals felt alarmed as email communication began with patients. Wasn’t the existing scenario suitable enough? Call the receptionist – make several attempts to get through, rattle off suitable dates, wait for [...]

Not the fitball’s fault – it’s Nav1.7’s

By | 2017-12-09T15:38:29+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

In his theory, a stimulus triggers the Nav1.7 channel to open just long enough to allow the necessary amount of sodium ions to pass through, which then enables messages of stinging, soreness, or scalding to register in the brain. When the trigger subsides, Nav1.7 closes.

Pain Down There online resource

By | 2017-12-11T10:04:24+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Learn, Manage, News, Professional Resources|

You might recall me plugging the Pain Down There DVD – an extensive resource for women created by Robert Echenberg, Karen Liberi, Alexandra Milspaw, and Stephanie Yeager. Now the team have taken this a step further, turning the DVD into [...]

Can looking at art make for better doctors?

By | 2017-12-12T11:36:55+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Learn, Personal resources|

Their teachers hope that students are beginning to realize that medicine is not black and white, but many shades of grey. The museum sessions are designed to get these students thinking about the importance of a diagnosis that is not just based on physical symptoms, but also on the larger narrative that informs a patient’s health story.