Category: Chronic Pain

The Relationship Between Sleep & Pain

Do you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep because of pain? Does your pain feel worse after a bad nights sleep? If you said yes then you’re not alone. These complaints are more common than you might think. Furthermore, there is strong evidence that sleep and pain are related. Pain can affect sleep […]

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Fibromyalgia Syndrome

What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)? Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a collection of symptoms characterised by widespread pain in the body. The pathology of FMS is not well known, but we do know it is not related to ongoing tissue damage (Clauw, 2014). Instead it’s thought to be connected to an overactive central nervous system that […]

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How We Achieve A Good Patient Outcome at Physiotas

What will it take to achieve the best outcome for my patient? At Physiotas we encourage our therapists to ask this question every time they see a patient. Whether it’s our physiotherapists, exercise physiologists or massage therapists. Why? Because the answer to this question helps you recover faster from your injury. In 2003, Brown University […]

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How Physiotherapy Can Help You Manage Chronic Pain

If you’ve ever been injured you will have experienced acute pain. Acute pain is the response to damaged tissue and is critical for our survival. It is a warning that alerts us to danger, as well as being an important protective mechanism. The amount of pain you experience is a reflection of how bad the […]

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