26 Aug 2018

Dr Hem Devan: dealing with chronic pain

From Sunday Morning, 7:20 am on 26 August 2018

A review published in the scientific journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, features the work of NZ medical professionals and researchers, exploring how patients with chronic pain can best manage it. The review analysed 33 studies and the experiences of more than 500 people, and was undertaken by the University of Otago's School of Physiotherapy in Wellington, and the Pain Management Service of the Capital Coast District Health Board. Pain researcher Dr Hemakumar Devan, from the School of Physiotherapy was the lead researcher for the review.