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The latest from Pain Revolution

We're sharing the story of the Pain Revolution ride; the people we meet and places that we go. These are the stories of our mission to change how we talk about, and make sense of persisting pain to live well again.

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Nov 17th 2020Learn More About Your Pain

Learn More About Your Pain is one of Pain Revolution’s key Target Concepts – as understanding your persistent pain is essential to changing your pain experience. Today, we have a better understanding of pain mechanisms and treatment.

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Jun 2nd 2020COVID-19 and our community

COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on us all. The silver lining is it creates a chance for everyone to better understand the lived experience of persistent pain.

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Apr 1st 2020Local Pain Educators On Tour

Dr Jennifer Smith, 2018 Local Pain Educator from Temora, NSW, shares her reflections on joining the education team during the 2019 Rural Outreach Tour in Tasmania.

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Feb 5th 2020From Bushfire Disasters to Persistent Pain, Resilience and its role in recovery

It seems almost inevitable that the recent bushfire crisis in Australia will change not only the landscape, but also us, as both a society and as individuals, forever.

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Dec 1st 2019How big is your protective buffer?

Pain doesn't just happen after you're hurt,it's also there to stop you hurting yourself!

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Aug 24th 2019The Story of ‘We've Got Your Back’

As a previously very active 19-year-old forced to pull out of all forms of sport, and physical activity as a way to fix my back pain, I felt like I was the only one...

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Jul 17th 2019Gaining a shared understanding to create change

Reflections on a pain care workshop in Hobart

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Apr 9th 2019Post-Tour Possibilities

The Tour Ends, but the Revolution Rolls On...

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Mar 27th 2019Trevor's Tour Stories

Pain Revolution's Community Engagement Officer Trevor Barker offers his reflections on community action and bringing a consumer voice to the Pain Revolution Rural Outreach Tour.

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Mar 26th 2019The Rider's Eye View

One rider’s story of the Rural Outreach Tour on the road in Tasmania in 2019.

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Mar 7th 2019Pain and Injury - you don't always have both

2019 Pain Revolution Tour rider Nathan Green explains how you can have pain and you can have injury - but they don't always occur together.

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Mar 7th 2019Mel Macoun - From Zero to Hero

All our riders are champions for the efforts they put in both on and off the bike - but they don't always start out that way!

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Mar 4th 2019Tim's Mission in Smithton

Tim Andrewartha is a GP in Smithton, Tasmania. He's joining us on the Tour and we'll be visiting the town where he works as a busy rural doctor helping people living with persisting pain. Tim tells us why he joined the Tour, and what Pain Revolution means to him.

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Mar 1st 2019Pain Revolution's Canadian Connections

Pain Revolution is fuelled by our mission that all Australians will have access to the knowledge, skills and local support to prevent and overcome persistent pain.

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Feb 20th 2019Grassroots Campaign to Tackle Chronic Pain is Turning Heads and Wheels

The Pain Revolution Rural Outreach Tour heads to Tasmania in March 2019.

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Feb 20th 2019Dave's Rave

Why are we doing this bike ride? It's one month until our third Rural Outreach Tour begins, David Butler goes soul searching...

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Feb 13th 2019Breaking it, Faking it and Making it to the World Championships

Ride the ups and downs of persisting pain and the path to selection for the Australian para-cycling World Track Championships for cyclist Daniel Van Der Laan.

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Feb 12th 2019Get Your Own Pain Revolution Cycling Kit

Like our polka dots? You've got good taste! Get in quick (before Feb 28th) and buy your own gear to support our tour in Tasmania.

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Feb 9th 2019What do you know about your body's danger detectors?

How does your brain makes sense of what's REALLY going on in your body, and do danger signals always cause pain?

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Jan 30th 2019When "should" you have pain to protect you?

Your experience of pain depends on previous experiences and unconscious links that you might not even know about. This gives people many possibilities to change your pain.

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Jan 25th 2019Would you be happy if you couldn't feel pain?

Pain is important as a warning, but it's not always accurate.

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Nov 22nd 2018First Year Success for the Local Pain Educator Program

LPEP's trailblazing first year is complete.

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Nov 22nd 2018The 2019 Rural Outreach Tour Team

Meet the team headed to Tasmania in March, 2019

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Nov 10th 2018Launching #painrevolution

Help us tell the world how you’re changing pain

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Oct 15th 2018Trevor's community action helping people in pain

Welcome to our new Community Engagement Officer, Trevor Barker.

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