Finding Hope When It Hurts - Mercy Sister Shares Research at World Congress on Pain

Sr Rebecca McCabe, Physiotherapist, member of the Sisters of Mercy Parramatta, and Co-Author of The Pain Book will attend the 15th World Congress of Pain in Buenos Aires from October 6-11, 2014, to participate in the Conference and display two Poster Presentations of Abstracts of research findings from the work of the team at Greenwich Hospital Pain programme in Sydney.

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Rebecca McCabe rsm, Co-Author of The Pain Book

The World Congress on Pain, conducted by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), is a biannual, international event which focusses on pain research and treatment. Drawing up to 6,000 attendees from around the world, the Congress allows participants and presenters the opportunity to engage in education, information sharing and networking, to further their work in various areas related to pain research and treatment. Over the course of the Congress, 2,000 posters will be displayed.

Sr Rebecca, is associated with the display of two Poster Presentations of Research Abstracts which you can view by clicking the links below:

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Both areas of research seek to identify the levels of spiritual distress in those who experience chronic pain, the relationship between these variables, and the implications for treatment programmes.

Members of the Greenwich Pain Programme team (Pictured below at the book launch in August 2012), Pain Specialist Professor Phillip Siddall, Sr Rebecca, and Psychologist Dr Robin Murray Co-Authored The Pain Book, a highly successful “handbook” for those who suffer pain. The book provides the reader with an understanding of pain, its causes, mechanisms and processes as well as helpful information on treatments and exercises.

To read more about The Pain Book or to purchase a copy online, click here.

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