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· 6 min read

If you haven't noticed already from my blog posts, I'm really interested in pain! And in September 2021 I had the fantastic opportunity to take part in the first ever public health campaign in the UK to focus solely on persistent pain.

The Flippin' Pain campaign seeks to engage, empower and educate the public on the true nature of persistent pain, by changing how we think about, talk about and treat pain. For a whole week we travelled around Lincolnshire talking to the public and to healthcare professionals and conducting our own research. The event itself had 3 aspects:

· 5 min read

All the techniques described below are demonstrated on my Facebook live video about this topic.

Knee pain is relatively common in the UK and the good news is that it's often very easy to treat! Here are my top tips for knee pain.

1 - Hands on!#

The most common form of knee pain is muscular, that is, pain caused by tightness, tension or weakness in the muscles of the knee. In 90% of cases it's the vastus medialis oblique (VMO) muscle which is the culprit, so here's what you can do to help: