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Explaining pain

Learn how to explain persistent pain to people

Explaining persistent pain to patients can be challenging!

It’s a complex neuroscience and can be difficult to understand for the lay person.

Watch this video clip of Prof Lorimer Moseley, a pain scientist and physiotherapist from the University of South Australia, and author of ‘Explain Pain’, as he explains persistent pain for the consumer:

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