Additional background reading and resources

Why things hurt – Lorimer Moseley

Lorimer Moseley describes pain as “output of the brain designed to protect you and is not something that comes from the tissues itself.” Watch the video to find out why we feel pain.


Psychology of pain – Prof Tamar Pincus

Prof Tamar Pincus works with clinicians and patients to help them understand and manage pain, especially when there is psychology making the management more difficult.

To find out more about psychology of pain and why it matters, watch part 1 and 2 of her videos below:

Part 1
Part 2 2