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This Train is Bound for… Wholeville: A Travel Guide for the Perplexed

By | 2017-12-17T12:37:26+00:00 May 2nd, 2015|Learn, Pain Train, Professional Resources|

Here are some of the important messages that we hope you have taken on board: Your brain can be a powerful tool to help you manage your pain experience. Like all of our life experiences, that of being in pain can be changed. You are not to blame for your persistent pain. You can experience pain without evidence of tissue damage and not experience pain when tissue damage has occurred. Drugs (or needles) alone are not the answer. The “third space” engagement gives you the best possible opportunity to better manage your pain. Consider embracing the whope model of care. Could this be your slogan? Know pain, know thyself!

PNA Pudendal Neuralgia Patient Conference 2015

By | 2017-12-11T16:36:33+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Learn, Professional Resources|

Register at: pudendalassociation.org For Patients with Chronic Pelvic Pain SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 Sheraton Annapolis, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND Topics Overview of Pudendal Neuralgia: Concomitant Conditions: IC, Vulvodynia, Vestibulitis, Endometriosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Non-surgical Treatments Anatomy of the Pudendal Nerve / Magnetic [...]

National campaign: nerve pain is different

By | 2017-12-11T09:23:05+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Advocacy, Events, Learn, Professional Resources|

Celebrity chef Ben O’Donoghue shares his story of living with nerve pain as he becomes the ambassador of a new health awareness campaign called Share Your Pain, which launches today to coincide with the beginning of the Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain². “Share Your Pain aims to increase understanding that nerve pain feels different,” Ben said.

15th World Congress on Pain, Buenos Aires

By | 2017-12-11T16:40:53+00:00 September 27th, 2014|Learn, Professional Resources|

(Excerpt from www.iasp-pain.org) The World Congress on Pain is the premier congress devoted to the research and treatment of pain. Every two years the Congress boasts a hearty program composed of refresher courses, plenary lectures, topical workshops and symposia, and [...]

Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA, Making Sense of Pain 14 – 15 Nov 2014

By | 2017-12-11T09:23:28+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Learn, Professional Resources|

(Read the full post on the Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA website: www.arthritiswa.org.au or click on the flyer to download a pdf) 14th Nov 2014 to 15th Nov 2014 Time 08.30 - 4.30 Registration Closing Date 7th Nov 2014 Venue Information Wyliie Arthritis Centre 17 Lemnos Street Shenton Park WA On-site About the venue Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. Contact John Quintner & Melanie Galbraith John: 0419956418 jqu33431@bigpond.net.au Melanie: 0405963658 MelanieG@arthritiswa.org.au Registration General $375.00 ea Event Description 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 the memory of Robert Elvey [1942-2013], a WA pioneering physiotherapist (pictured on the flyer).

Blog | Sexology 101 | The Internal Clitoris

By | 2017-12-11T16:42:00+00:00 July 13th, 2014|About, Learn, Professional Resources, Pudendal Neuralgia|

Hallelujah! Pardon my pun here, especially as I'm preaching sexuality on a Sunday morning but finally, here is some thorough research and attention for the clitoris. Thank you Louise Smith for sending this link to me.. I think it's essential info for everyone, not just women with PN. Thank you melodiousmsm for writing this and thank you to artist and sex educator, Betty Dodson for the fabulous artwork.