Our thoughts on issues affecting our patients.

Forget About the Ache

Through my series of articles I have done my best to educate about what pain is and how various healthcare professionals go about its management. The problem with this is that the focus has been ‘pain’ and the key to a person managing their pain is to ‘not focus on it’. As I have alluded […]

2017-04-18T19:52:51+00:00 October 5th, 2014|Outreach|

The pain of poor posture

The human body can take on many different positions. The body positions that we tend to assume through intention and our habits are known as our posture. Posture is however predetermined by the structure of our bodies. Let’s use the spine as an example to clarify this point. Naturally, the structure of the spine has […]

2017-04-18T19:52:59+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Outreach|

What can help you pain?

Pain management is a broad area of healthcare with a multidisciplinary approach to helping individuals living with pain. To suggest that any one healthcare discipline or professional can solely deal with pain is simply not true.  Since the causes of pain are so vast, its treatment must also be extensive and diverse. Which treatment is […]

2017-04-18T19:53:24+00:00 July 5th, 2014|Outreach|

Describing your pain

“Listen to your patient, he is telling you the diagnosis.” These are the words of Sir William Osler, a renowned Canadian physician, who is often regarded as the ‘father of modern medicine’. In 2014, we often believe that it is our vast technology and slew of medical tests available that give us all the answers […]

2017-04-18T19:53:33+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Outreach|
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