Monthly Archives: March 2016

Persistent Pain

By |March 31st, 2016|

It’s the symptom that motivates people to seek professional help, it’s often the last symptom to present to make you aware of a problem and sometimes it can be the first to disappear. For some however it can be a much greater and longer lasting symptom. Recently, there was an interesting piece on the ABC’s […]

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The Placebo Effect

By |March 31st, 2016|

So what is a Placebo? Could a placebo be effective? How? Is it ethical?

Explore this excellent SBS Insight topic here. Well worth a watch. It certainly raises some interesting questions regarding consent and ethics and once again displays the awesome power of our brain and nervous system.

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Paracetamol – Placebo

By |March 31st, 2016|

Research from 12 months ago has finally hit the media in Australia with regards to the effectiveness or rather ineffectiveness of Paracetamol for spinal pain and osteoarthritis. To hear a snippet of what was found click here to see what Channel Ten reported briefly within the news or click here to read the Paracetamol¬†research paper. […]

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