Clinical Research

The pain revolution!

The Pain Revolution is a community based event raising awareness about chronic pain (both for the community and for clinicians treating and managing chronic pain). It commences in Wollongong on 11th April and involves pain experts cycling 750km throughout regional NSW towards Albury/Wodonga. Event organisers work with existing regional community infrastructure, and champions within the community, to get groups of both the general public and health professionals together, for an evening an evening educational pain event. 

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Exercise Therapy & Low-Back Pain

Clinical Research | 7th August 2014

Exercise therapy is the most widely used type of conservative treatment for low back pain. Systematic reviews have shown that exercise therapy is effective for chronic but not for acute low back pain.

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Regular Physical Activity

Clinical Research | 27th December 2012

Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a significant health problem and is associated with increases in pain during acute physical activity. Regular physical activity is protective against many chronic diseases; however, it is unknown if it plays a role in development of chronic pain.

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Core Stability Exercise vs General Exercise

Clinical Research | 17th December 2012

Exercise therapy appears to be effective at decreasing pain and improving function for patients with chronic LBP in practice guidelines. Core stability exercise is becoming increasingly popular for LBP. However, it is currently unknown whether core stability exercise produces more beneficial effects than general exercise in patients with chronic...

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