PainTrain: 2019 Pain Revolution Ambassadors

2020-04-12T22:12:18+10:00February 12th, 2019|

Australia is fortunate to have some pretty incredible people who gain (and deserve!) global attention for the work they do.We’re not talking a little ‘inspo’ here, we’re talking about people who are leading Australia with their research. The kind of team that every country is watching.Well, PainTrain holds one such incredible [...]

Royal Australian College of GP’s news – Soula’s in it!

2020-04-12T22:11:58+10:00July 12th, 2018|

Soula is an event in the spotlight. GP’s, we hope to see you at GPADD18(Article from RACGP June newsletter)Events in the spotlightGPADD18 Conference: Saturday and Sunday 4–5 August 2018The RACGP Victoria Drug and Alcohol Committee invite you to attend the 2018 conference, GPADD18 – Dealing with Addiction. This conference will address some of the most common addictions and [...]

Soula Presenting at GPADD18 – Dealing with Addiction Conference

2020-04-12T22:11:44+10:00June 12th, 2018|

In the upcoming GPADD18 conference, Soula will draw on her communication skills as well as her 11 year patient experience and talk about chronic pain’s perception, and also present her pain management resources.Using her personal chronic pain experience and her creative skills as an artist and graphic designer, Soula created [...]

Tame the Beast

2020-04-13T16:06:07+10:00April 12th, 2018|

Save We couldn't resist sharing this humorous but realistic animation about chronic pain. Professor Lorimer Moseley has played a key role in our founder's pain management. But what we love most about this animation, is the simple way in which it communicates the monstrous chronic pain experience - we agree, it [...]

User Experience (UX) Research

2020-04-12T22:10:50+10:00March 12th, 2018|

User Experience is a hot topic right now in the digital health world and so the PainTrain team are hot onto it.Thank you to Irith Williams who leads PainTrain through this process and also to Lissanthea Taylor for introducing us to her incredibly resourceful friend!Who better than to begin the UX process than our founder, [...]

Putting People in Pain in the Driver’s Seat

2020-04-12T22:11:07+10:00February 12th, 2018|

( February 7, 2018)Soula Mantalvanos and PainTrain join the Pain RevolutionCommunity action and learning together is a key part of the Pain Revolution message. We need to include all people in the conversation if we’re going to make the changes needed to reduce the burden of persisting pain.We have some wonderful people in our [...]

Pain Train Feature in Vicdoc 2018

2020-04-12T21:50:12+10:00February 12th, 2018|

Current edition of VICDOC available via the AMA Victoria website Time-saving tool for managing chronic pain Written by Kate James 'While one in five Australians experience chronic pain (and one in three over 65 years), the National Pain Strategy indicates that many health professionals have limited training in pain management. There is a shortage of [...]

Stroke Foundation: Enable Me website

2020-04-12T22:11:28+10:00August 12th, 2017|

(Excerpt from the Stroke Foundation's webpage on pain management)Many stroke survivors experience pain. Pain can happen if there is real or potential damage to body tissue. It can also be felt if the nerves have been damaged.'It’s common to experience shoulder pain and other musculoskeletal problems after stroke. Pain will usually be on the [...]