Pain Management Week 2

Pain Management
Week 2


Greater Understanding of:

  • Factors that might be contributing to your pain
  • How to restore balance in your body

Learn and Apply

  • Practical skills- Breathing
  • Relaxation & Meditation
  • Pacing
  • Setting realistic activity goals


  • Pain prevalence for Australia individuals is one in five
  • As age increases, pain prevalence increases
  • Females more than 30 years old have more pain than males
  • Back pain is the most common problem
  • Cause of pain usually spontaneous or unknown
  • 45% severe pain, 55% mild – discomforting pain
  • The majority experienced pain, daily or continuously, for three or more years.
  • The majority receive care from a medical practitioner
  • These findings are consistent with overseas studies.
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