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Painful Facts

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Amongst OECD nations rated by the Better Life Index, Australians are situated mostly in the "pretty happy bunch" category. The study found Australians are more satisfied with their lives than the OECD average, with 83% of people saying they have more positive experiences in an average day (feelings of rest, pride in accomplishment, enjoyment, etc. ) than negative ones (pain, worry, sadness, boredom, etc.). The OECD average was 76%. When it comes to our health, Australia ranks above the OECD average in terms of total health spending per person. Pain and associated treatments is a leading contributor to our higher health bills. Read more

Should we treat pain and inflammation with ice?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I know, it seems counter-intuitive to deny yourself instant relief when you suffer a painful injury.  Yet, science says ice may not be the best way to treat a soft tissue injury. Read more


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