Pain is a very important normal protective response to threat or potential threat. It is the brain’s way of ringing the alarm to signal danger.Pain experience is guided by many factors feeding into the brain:
Education and understanding pain are critical for you to overcome your pain and return to a fulfilling life. It is now known that understanding more about why things hurt can actually help people to overcome their pain, by giving them the knowledge to take control and challenge their pain.
An important part of you taking control is having an active and central role in your management. Hampton Park Physio’s concept of self-management is that you the patient is empowered to make decisions regarding the treatment and self-management strategies that most assist you optimize your ability to manage your condition.