This strategy aims to provide a key step towards a national and holistic policy framework that will support consumers, health practitioners and the wider community to improve the quality of life for people living with pain, their families and carers.
Power through knowledge: patient education and self-management keys to successfully managing chronic pain
Empowering people to self-manage their pain on a daily basis is key to managing chronic pain, reducing pain-related disability and facilitating return-to-work.
Back problems are a range of conditions related to the bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles and nerves of the back. These conditions can affect the neck (cervical spine),upper back (thoracic spine) and lower back (lumbar spine) as well as the sacrum and tailbone (coccyx). Back...