Persistent post surgical pain

Persistent post surgical pain is an adverse consequence of surgery, that persists long after the location of surgery has healed. Severe post surgical pain can occur in up to 10 percent of patients, often due to damage to nerves, causing neuropathic pain.

If you or a loved one has persistent post surgical pain, find more information here or call the Pain Link Helpline 1300 340 357.
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Margaret's story

"Margaret was devastated when the pain didn't go away post surgery..."

Persistent post surgical pain
Mary's story

I've had to reinvent myself after a round of spinal surgery left me with chronic pain 10 years ago.


Neuropathic pain


Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the millions of people living with chronic pain, and to minimise the burden of pain on individuals and communities across Australia.


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