• Resources for People in Pain

    Here's some of the best videos, articles and information to help you understand pain

    Why Do We Hurt?

    Professor Lorimer Moseley at TedX Adelaide

    An easy to understand (and funny!) video that explanations why we hurt, and the helpful ways that our brain is telling us about danger when we feel pain.

    Dr Tasha Stanton

    The Brain's Role in Pain

    Dr Tasha Stanton on ABC's Health Report

    Listen in to Dr Tasha Stanton talk to ABC's Dr Norman Swan about the brain and pain, based on her research on pain. Dr Tasha studies the brain, and it's role in pain, and she's very careful about telling people that ALL pain is real and not imagined, even if it's produced by your brain.

    Tame the Beast

    Animating and illuminating the experience of living with pain

    A short animation, narrated by Professor Lorimer Moseley, that talks to you about pain, and how we can tame that beast.

    Joletta Belton

    The Endless Possibilities Initiative

    A patient perspective on pain and pain science

    A pain education program created by Joletta Belton, based on her pain experience and her pain science education. This is an uplifting source of support for people living with persisting pain.

    Explain Pain

    Explain Pain: Protectometer

    A problem-solving workbook for your pain

    Learn about Danger and Safety, and how it affects your nervous system to turn up its protection of you. Work through the process of finding the things that you can change in your life, that affect your pain.

    Explain Pain

    How to Start Exercising

    Making exercise an enjoyable part of your everyday life

    Movement is an important way to retrain pain, and help your nervous system become less sensitive over time. Here's a great resource to help you start moving, and stick with it over time.

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