Why do we hurt? Do we actually experience pain, or is it merely illusion? In this TEDx talk, physiotherapist and world leading pain scientist Professor Lorimer Moseley explores these questions, and explains how the pain that we feel is our bodies' way of protecting us from damaging tissues further. He also looks at what this might mean for those who suffer from chronic pain.
TEDxAdelaide - Lorimer Moseley - Why Things Hurt
Pain scientists are starting to think differently about persistent (chronic) pain and its causes, and they're making exciting discoveries - like how you think about your pain can change the way it feels. in this animation, Lorimer Moseley explains how pain works and explains new approaches to help reduce your pain.
Tame The Beast — It's time to rethink persistent pain
This lecture was part of a cycling tour of regional Australia to educate health professionals and the community about the latest science in pain management. Physiotherapist and world leading pain scientist Professor Lorimer Moseley explains the science behind their book and course 'Explain Pain' - and the good news for chronic pain sufferers. With fascinating examples and the latest research Lorimer explains how science is showing there are alternatives to drugs for many sufferers - and how it can be done.
Produced by Help4backs - patient-centred education and support. By patients, with experts, for patients!
Professor Lorimer Mosely, The Pain Revolution , April 2017
Professor Peter O’sullivan is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist from Perth, Western Australia. In this interview, he discusses some of the myths about back pain which are still widely held and negatively impact the perception and treatment of back pain.
Back pain - separating fact from fiction - Prof Peter O'Sullivan