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Lorraine Mercer

Case Study – A journey from major back surgery to a pain free life

Emma, 45, South Wales writes “I started to experience back pain in 2018 when caring for my Mum and it worsened following her passing away. I can remember going for a run on the treadmill and was building up slowly doing interval training, 1 minute of running, 1 minute of walking. I had built up …

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Summer after Lockdown – how you can use it to recover from chronic pain

With so many of us working and operating from home over the past year, you would think that chronic pain would subside – but many people will have continued to experience pain and looking to recover as they’re allowed to go out again. Here, Miriam Daurat, Chartered Physiotherapist at Our Health Hub, discusses summer after …

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Top tips to avoid aggravating an old sports injury

The phrase “aggravating an old injury”  is commonly heard but is not entirely accurate. Depending on the injury, its severity and the journey to recovery, there are several factors that influence how our bodies respond to future injury. Instead of “aggravating an old injury”, it would be more accurate to say that a poorly managed …

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Pain Specialists react to new NICE Chronic Pain Assessment Guidelines

In a group of new guidelines published in April, NICE announced in its assessment and management of chronic pain that people with primary pain should be offered a range of treatments to help them manage their condition. NICE recommends a range of effective treatments for people with chronic primary pain and calls on healthcare professionals …

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Support tool for caring for someone with a chronic pain condition

Living with someone you care about with chronic pain can be hard to cope with. Without support and understanding you can have feelings of overwhelming helplessness which can lead to feelings of frustration, anxiety, stress and a breakdown in communication. Coping strategies need to be put in place for people living with someone with chronic …

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