Healing past hurts can help you move forward. This easy to read booklet written by WHRIA psychologist Tanya Wollstein and Dr John Eden is free to download. Head to our Health Information page and look under ‘F’
Solid evidence now shows that understanding why we hurt will help us heal. The NOIgroup from Adelaide are leading the world in helping people follow a scientifically-based route to recovery from pain. Read this brilliant book, arm yourself with knowledge and use the Protectometer Handbook each day to follow a scientific route to recovery. Buy your copies at www.NOIgroup.com
The Explain Pain Handbook brings the latest in pain science into a great book and introduces the ‘Protectometer’ – a ground breaking pain treatment tool many people have used at WHRIA to help regain their lives from pain. Head to NOIgroup website to buy your handbook and start today.
Based on a unique meditation programme developed by Vidyamala Burch to help her cope with the severe pain of spinal injury. Taught around the world, including Sydney – this programme has helped tens of thousands of people cope with pain, illness and stress.
The eight-week programme at the heart of this book takes just 10-20 minutes per day. You’ll be surprised by how quickly your suffering melts away, leaving behind a deep-seated love of life. Included CD.
The more you know about pain, the better off you’ll be. This book teaches you the truth about your pelvic pain: what it is, how the brain and nervous system collaborate to create pain, and how you can finally find relief. From OPTP.com or Amazon ($20)
What does a diagnosis of PCOS really mean? WHRIA’s Assoc Prof John Eden, women’s health and hormone expert, identifies the causes, dispels the myths, and explains how to manage this silent epidemic.
You can purchase a copy at WHRIA reception or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Pain is among the foremost complaints of women seeking gynaecological consultation, yet the diagnosis is often limited to endometriosis. Chronic Pelvic Pain discusses how to diagnose a broad scope of underlying conditions presenting in relation to pelvic pain in women and their treatment.
An easy-to-read book to help you manage your pain and live well with pelvic pain. Also for your family so they can understand. It explains about surgery, fertility and includes stories from other girls and women with endometriosis.
Book can be purchased at WHRIA reception or via emailing email@example.com
An e-booklet for women, girls and families. Download this free introduction to some of the commonest types of pelvic pain, a summarised version of the full book. Share with family and friends.
In ‘True Lies’, Dr John Eden takes you on an exploration of the soul – the mind, the emotions and the will. He reveals the barriers to inner healing and how to get over them. The road to peace and joy begins by looking inward and learning to forgive and so begin to let go of past hurts. Buy from WHRIA reception or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Eight tracks to guide you through whole body and mind relaxation, via mindfulness. Stream online, or download to your smart phone for easy daily listening.
Specific audio instruction for women and men on how to relax your pelvic floor muscles to reduce pelvic pain, and is most helpful when used with professional guidance from a pelvic floor physiotherapist. Contains a longer whole body and pelvic floor muscle relaxation with breathing exercises, a shorter track focused on pelvic floor muscle relaxation for daily practice. The CD and Download each come with a user information booklet, specific for women and men and can be purchased at The Pelvic Floor Clinic.
Pain scientists are starting to think differently about pain and its causes. And they’re making exciting discoveries…This great new website explains via cute videos, how to use the latest neuroscience in your everyday life to reduce your pain.
The Agency for Clinical Innovation has developed an amazing collection of information in all formats: videos, downloads, networks, links and more.
The website is designed to help you gain a better understanding of your pain. The site contains information to enable you to develop skills and knowledge in the self-management of your pain in partnership with your healthcare providers.
The eCentre Clinic is specialist research clinic and a not-for-profit initiative of Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. State-of-the-art free online treatment Courses for people with symptoms of worry (GAD), panic, social anxiety (Social Phobia), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), stress, depression, low mood and other health conditions including chronic pain. They offer FREE access to these treatment courses via participation in clinical trials, throughout the year.
EndoActive helps women and girls with Endometriosis by empowering them with knowledge and information. They are passionate about gathering and sharing evidence-based research, and connecting women and girls with endo.
Endometriosis Australia is a nationally accredited charity that endeavours to increase awareness about endometriosis in Australia, provide education, and help fund endometriosis research.
Endometriosis Australia strives to build strong relationships with existing endometriosis support networks throughout the country.
Jean Hailes is Australia’s leading and most trusted women’s health organisation, and contains a wealth of information, including endometriosis, PCOS, menopause, pelvic floor and more, for patients and health professionals.
Full of useful information for women, men, teens, health professionals about pelvic pain, including research; events; books; links and more.
Bliss is an Australian website with a holistic approach to women’s sexuality, sexual wellness and menstrual health. Founded by Jodie, a sexologist, Bliss’ mission is to help women, and those that love them, to tap into pleasure, explore their sexual selves, whatever their age, sexuality, health or relationship status without taboo or shame. Products include the Ohnut for painful penetrative sex, toys for pleasure as well as Australian made eco-menstrual products. Books include a wide selection to suit everyone, including sex after 60, anal sex and self-sexual healing. You can book a confidential online sex education session with Jodie too.