Telehealth eases chronic pain in Australia’s outback

Many small regional communities find it impossible to even attract a general practitioner, despite offering incentives like free housing and high incomes.  And those dealing with chronic pain are at a particular disadvantage, often needing multiple practitioners like physiotherapists, psychologists and chiropractors.   A number of digital programs and systems have been developed to help deliver assistance for chronic pain sufferers.  One of them is a collaborative effort between a couple of Western Australian museums and the WA Government, called painHEALTH.

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