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Many nuggets of wisdom about back pain

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Weekly nuggets of pain science news and insight, usually 100-300 words, with the occasional longer post. The blog is the “director’s commentary” on the core content of a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

A bunch of excellent points about back pain from Ben Cormack in this post on his blog, such as:

Persisting pain is currently seen as problem of the protective system itself rather than simply reflective of the state of your body.

Chronic pain is rarely (just) a “tissue issue.”

Wraps up with some bonus nuggets of advice from several expert clinicians.