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Pain Science Gems from Prof. Lorimer...

If you work with chronic pain patients, or you’re dealing with persistent pain yourself, pain science education from World leading pain researcher Lorimer Moseley is worth paying attention to. Here are some of the key lessons from Lormier, on some super important topics:

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Chronic Pain Without An Injury? Calm...

Ask most people what they think causes ongoing pain that lasts months, a few years or even decades. I’m sure that 90% or more will say persistent pain is caused by an injury that hasn’t healed. But this is very wrong. And being wrong on this point is no laughing matter. It’s what keeps people […]

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Central Sensitization in Chronic Pain...

If you’re dealing with persistent pain, or work with pain patients, central sensitization is a big deal. PainScience.com publisher, Paul Ingram writes: “There is great variety in acute pain, but chronic pain is often defined by pain sensitization, regardless of how it all started.” And world leading pain scientist, Professor Lorimer Moseley adds: “…fear of […]

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Chronic Migraines: The Scientific Mind...

The cause of migraines is still not well understood – despite migraines being one of the most widespread chronic pain conditions. Migraines are blamed on many different factors including: Family history of migraines Hormonal changes Foods, drinks or additives Changes in sleep pattern Changes in environment Stress and more… Whatever it is that causes your […]

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Back Pain: The Scientific Mind Body...

When our back hurts, we instinctively believe it’s because we’ve injured the area. After all, most pain works this way. When we cut our finger, we see blood and feel pain. When we get the flu, our body hurts as it battles the virus. But persistent back pain is different. Decades of research proves that […]

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Your Guide To Moving With Chronic Pain...

Find your sweet spot by learning how to push yourself, but not too far. Acute pain is pain that indicates something is wrong. It has a specific precipitant (injury, infection, or illness) and subsides within a few days to about a month. In contrast, chronic pain is pain that is ongoing; with pain signals that […]

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Visualization for Pain Relief &...

When most people think of visualizing, they don’t know the extent to which visualizing is scientifically proven and the profound effects it can have on both your brain and your body.   The intention of this post is to give you an understanding on how to practice visualization, and we also have our own guided […]

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We’ve Updated Everything!

We’re proud to announced Pathways version 2.0. What’s new? Everything. We’ve rebuilt Pathways from the ground up to provide a drastically improved experience for those in chronic pain. At the heart of Pathways is an ex-chronic pain patient, and I know how important it is to quickly make the link between how our thoughts and […]

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