Author Archive | Julia

Be The Boss of Your Pain – A Book For Children

I’ve just been recommended this resource, Be the Boss of Your Pain. It teaches children to manage and relieve the pain of common headaches and stomach aches, as well as pain related to injuries and illness. The book covers self-care skills including belly breathing, positive self-talk and aromatherapy. It’s in a softcover book, 64 pages, […]

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What Makes Something Better is Connection

If things are tough in your family I’m sure you’ve been on the end of some well meaning comments. “At least you know what you’re dealing with.” “At least you’ve got two other children who are well.” “At least your kid isn’t dying like some others are.” Have you noticed how flat these comments can […]

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Kids Overcoming Pain Education Programme – Perth 2013

Jane Muirhead is a Perth Occupational Therapist from EASpain, Education & Support for Pain. Jane is Project Leader for a new initiative called “Kids’ Overcoming Pain Education (KOPE)” Programme, a pilot study funded by Telethon7 and being hosted through Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA, with research being conducted by Curtin University. I asked Jane to explain […]

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Pain Week Events in Perth This July

The Pain Sucks Campaign Chronic pain is no fun, but a campaign by Pain Information Initiative (Pi2) is aiming to sweeten the message a little. Look out for the “Pain Sucks” lollipops in venues around Perth and follow the ribbons to their Facebook page for more information –  www.facebook.com/PainInformationInitiative. Pain Week Events in Perth This July […]

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