Airing Pain 37: What is Pain?
What pain is, and why understanding your pain is important
In this programme Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, explains the relationship between chronic pain and the brain, incorporating personal stories which illuminate this relationship. The importance of providing good explanations of pain to those living with it is also looked at. According to Moseley, the evidence shows that learning about your chronic pain can lead to a reduction in the pain you experience.
Issues covered in this programme include: Understanding pain, physiotherapy, brain signals, education, medical research, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, neuroscience, nervous system, educating health professionals, communicating pain and pain perception.
- Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia.
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