Pain is generally considered to be a unpleasant thing, no one likes the sensation of a pounding headache or a broken collar bone, so there has always been a market for analgesics or pain-killing remedies. Ancient Egyptians munched on myrtle leaves and smoked opium, Native Americans chewed up strings of… Continue Reading Why We Have Pain, & How We Kill It

After joint replacement you will need pain medication to help with the pain from surgery. As a physiotherapist I see how important pain management is to how well you will recover. Patients who told us they struggled with pain management after surgery said they didn’t know how to get the… Continue Reading Managing pain after hip or knee replacement