Wednesday Jun 21, 2023

Episode 31 - Prof. Lorimer Moseley - The challenge and complexity of chronic pain

Lorimer's excitement in both work and life stems from a profound interest in the challenge of chronic pain. The more he learns about the workings of pain, including the biological processes involved and the experiences people go through, the more he is captivated by the complexity of this issue. The complexity of pain is awe-inspiring, highlighting the incredible nature of human beings. Recent advancements in pain research have revealed that the degree of complexity is far greater than what was previously believed a decade ago.

Professor Lorimer Moseley is a highly respected and renowned figure in the field of pain science and neuroscience. He has made significant contributions to our understanding of chronic pain and has played a crucial role in challenging traditional beliefs and perceptions surrounding this complex phenomenon.

Lorimer obtained his academic qualifications at the University of South Australia, where he completed his Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy. He then went on to earn his Ph.D. in the field of neuroscience from the University of Sydney. Throughout his academic journey, Lorimer developed a deep fascination with pain and its intricate mechanisms.

As a leading expert in the field, Lorimer has held prominent positions at various prestigious institutions. He has served as a Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and the Inaugural Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. Additionally, he has been involved with the Body in Mind research group, which focuses on advancing our understanding of pain and rehabilitation.

Lorimer's groundbreaking research and innovative approach to pain science have garnered widespread recognition. He has published numerous influential papers in scientific journals and has authored and co-authored several books that have become authoritative resources in the field. Through his work, Lorimer challenges conventional theories and encourages a more comprehensive understanding of pain as a complex biopsychosocial phenomenon.

Beyond his academic achievements, Lorimer is known for his engaging and passionate teaching style. He frequently presents at international conferences, delivers captivating TED talks, and provides educational workshops to healthcare professionals. His ability to translate complex scientific concepts into accessible language has made him a sought-after speaker and educator.

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