It’s nearly time for APS NZPS 2018 !

Do you like pain research? Do you want to know more about new advances in pain science? Of course you do! You are reading this blog after all!! We wanted to give you a head’s up on a great upcoming pain science meeting - the 2018 Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting (APS NZPS 2018). This … [Read more...]

Pain Revolution Rides Again!

In April 2017, Lorimer and an equally passionate bunch of clinicians, academics and supporters rode their bikes from Melbourne to Adelaide with the aim of reaching out to rural communities struggling with the problem of persisting pain. They challenged themselves with the long days on the bike, and they planted seeds of change in how we approach … [Read more...]

Bring on the Pain Revolution!

When it comes to health, rural communities take more than their fair share of the burden of disease and disability. Chronic pain is no exception to this rule – stats would suggest that these problems are bigger in rural communities than they are in the cities. The prevalence of persistent disabling pain, pain-related opioid dependency and … [Read more...]