Former Wallaby Rob Horne who injured his arm in a tackle and US Army Master Sergeant Justin Minyard who fractured his spine while a first responder in the 9/11 terrorist attacks will speak of living with chronic pain at a free chronic pain seminar being held on Saturday 3 November from 12.30-2.30pm at Novotel, Twin Waters.
They will join pain physicians at an education and information seminar titled Taking back control of my chronic pain, which has been organised by not for profit group, Australian Pain Management Association’s (APMA).APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan said at least 20 per cent of Australia’s population were living with chronic pain with many unable to work.
“As a result, people living with chronic pain are at substantially increased risk of depression, anxiety, physical deconditioning,
poor self-esteem, social isolation and relationship breakdown,” she said.
The pain physicians will outline the various treatment options for managing chronic pain and field questions from seminar
To register for your local event or learn more,visit www.controlmypain.com.au or call 1800 759 565.