Pain, the brain and your amazing protectometer – Lorimer Moseley
There have been some amazing pain discoveries over the last 20 years and they’ve opened up new opportunities for people in pain. This talk will explain that when pain persists, your body learns pain and becomes over protected, but you can use proven strategies to slowly retrain your pain system to be less protective. To begin, you need to rethink what pain actually is, what factors contribute to your pain and how you can tailor make your own retraining programme.
Prof Lorimer Moseley is currently Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Foundation Chair at the University of South Australia. He has authored 300 papers and five books on pain and rehabilitation. Professor Moseley is particularly interested on how education about pain can lead to better pain-related outcomes and strongly supports public and health professional engagement, as exemplified in such initiatives as the ‘Pain Revolution’, ‘Tame the Beast’ and ‘Body in Mind’.