One Day Pain Conference In Melbourne – 1 April 2012

If you are part of a family where pain management is a big issue you might be interested in a one day conference that is coming up in Melbourne in April.

Arthritis Victoria have arranged some excellent speakers to deliver the most up to date information about pain and how it is best managed.


  • Dr Malcolm Hogg, the Head of Pain Services at Melbourne Health will talk about the current understanding and science behind pain in our bodies, why we experience pain, and the different levels of pain we experience.
  • Professor Michael Nicholas will talk about managing your pain and will provide practical strategies and methods on how to manage your pain.
  • The final presentation will be focusing on communicating your pain – how to communicate effectively to health professionals and others about the level of pain you are dealing with.
  • The day will conclude with a panel discussion with experts from the day, where you are able to ask questions.

Date Sunday 1 April 2012

Time 10.00am to 4.00pm

Venue Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne

Cost – includes lunch

  • $20 AV members
  • $30 non-members
  • $10 carers

Enquiries  telephone 03 8531 8000 or 1800 011 041 (toll free for country callers)

Program Administrator, Arthritis Victoria, PO Box 130, Caulfield South, Victoria 3162
Fax: (03) 9530 0228 Email:

Click here for Pain Conference Informaton Sheet.