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over imaging and chronic pain


Sep, 2015

How Over Investigations Can Lead To Chronic Pain

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CHRONIC PAIN Classically chronic pain is defined as any pain which persists for 12 weeks or longer. How long is longer? As long as a piece of string........literally. Chronic pain can last anywhere from a few months, few years or even a whole life time. Chronic pain however is not only defined by its duration..... True chronic pain is persistent pain which is no longer associated with nociception (pain signal from tissues) but rather altered…

Who shall i see for back pain


Feb, 2015

Who to see for back pain

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  Back pain can be a pain in the bum.....quite literally.  It can prevent us from doing what we want with our lives and enjoying the things that mean the most to us.  We don't know whether to rest, take pain killers, move more, see a doctor or physio. This article attempts to outline who to see for back pain and why. There are many types of back pain and…