Category: Placebo

Skin Pain, Sensitivity Rises With Migraine

People who have migraines — either chronic or episodic — are more likely to suffer from serious skin pain and sensitivity, new research shows. As many as two-thirds of those affected by migraines may also experience a condition called cutaneous allodynia. Cutaneous allodynia is skin sensitivity and pain so severe that everyday activities like brushing […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Meditation, Orthopedic, Placebo | No Comments »

Women Risk Bone Loss After Knee Surgery

Women who play sports are prone to tearing the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Beyond the immediate pain and swelling it can cause, there’s now reason to suspect that this type of injury may lead to another vexing health problem. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found that young women who had surgery to […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Pain, Placebo, Robot | No Comments »


Saw it on ABC’s The New Inventors. Ryan Kendrick a physio from Corindi Beach, north of Coffs Harbour invented PosturePals. PosturePals are adhesive spinal supports applied to the back area to re-educate posture and avoid people adopting flexed or loaded postures. Similar to the taping commonly used by physio, but now anyone can buy it […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in anatomy, Pain, Placebo | No Comments »