National Pain Week

National Pain Week

This week is National Pain Week. Chronic pain is a really big problem, affecting up to 40% of people at some point during their life. [1] Chronic pain carries a large financial burden in Australia. A 2019 report from Deloitte estimated that the average cost for an...
Spondylolysis v Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolysis v Spondylolisthesis

What is spondylolysis? Spondylolysis refers to a defect in part of a vertebra’s structure and can be associated with spondylolisthesis. This is mostly a benign condition, however in adolescents involved in activities requiring repetitive extension and rotation it can...