In this issue we look further into the topic of ‘mindful movement’. A tai chi instructor – herself living with pain – and a physiotherapist explain how tai chi can help overcome physical and mental barriers to activity and wellbeing.
The complex connections between mind and body are also key for military veterans learning to live with pain. Chronic pain resulting from injuries often comes with psychological trauma and needs specialist pain management. We follow veterans’ stories and look at the support available.
Plus: Vidyamala Burch’s column returns with her emergency mindfulness tips, Creativity Corner asks you to envision the good life in a collage and our Notes column picks out important recent developments in back pain care.