easemypains-5Phyllis Berger is a physiotherapist and acupuncturist who has developed innovative approaches to the treatment of chronic pain.

An internationally recognized expert, she lectures and gives seminars to pain-management groups in Europe, Israel, USA, Australia and New Zealand and has published articles in medical journals, which enables her to expose you to the most up-to-date international concepts in rehabilitation and pain control.

View Articles  published by Phyllis relating to the treatment and management of pain.

Additional Articles Published by Phyllis include:

  1. A South African perspective of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
    Published: The Journal of Pain South Africa, the South African Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain 2008; Vol 3, No 3: 21-22.
  2. Pain Management – Focus on Pain in Women, Guest Editorial
    Published: The Journal of Pain South Africa, the South African Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain 2008; Vol 3, No 3: 21-22.
  3. Pain in Women in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS) The Global Year Against Pain in Women: IASP Fact Sheet.
    Published: The Journal of Pain South Africa, the South African Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain 2008; Vol 3, No 3: 49-51.
  4. Pain in Women.
    Published: Guest Editorial in The Journal of Pain South Africa, the South African Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain 2007; Vol 2(4):1-2.
  5. Pain in Women with HIV/AIDS.
    Published: Gray G, Berger P. Pain 2007; 132:S13-21.
  6. The Journey to Pain Relief Second Edition.
    Published: by Hunter House California USA 2007.
  7. Perspectives on Physiotherapy Guidelines for Chronic Low Back Pain.
    Published: South African Journal of Physiotherapy November 2007; Vol 63(3): 15-21.
  8. Suggested guidelines: Physiotherapy management of chronic low back pain.
    Published: The Journal of Pain South Africa, the South African Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain. 2007; Vol 2, No 1: 15-18.
  9. Interdisciplinary Pain Management Programme Workbook for Group Therapy for Chronic Pain Patients.
    Published: by Adcock Ingram Johannesburg South Africa 2005.
  10. The non-pharmacological modalities in pain modification.
    Published: Pain in Europe 2005.
  11. Can complex regional pain syndrome Type 1 be circumvented?
    Published: South African Journal of Anaesthesiology and Analgesia 2004; Vol 10, No 5: 20-26.
  12. The Journey to Pain Relief First Edition.
    Published: by Art 2 Print Pretoria South Africa 2003.
  13. Complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS Type 1): validating case histories.
    Published: South African Journal of Physiotherapy 2003; Vol 59, No 1: 4-9.
  14. Complex regional pain syndrome and the physiotherapist.
    Published: South African Journal of Anaesthesiology and Analgesia 1999; Vol 5, No 4: 9-13.
  15. Introducing Action Potential Currents First Edition.
    Published: by Art 2 Print Pretoria South Africa 1999.
  16. The role of the physiotherapist in the treatment of complex peripheral pain syndromes.
    Published: Pain Reviews UK 1999; Vol 6, No 3, 211-232.
  17. Berger P, Matzner L. A study of 99 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee to investigate the effectiveness of low frequency currents on mobility and pain: action potential simulation therapy current compared with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and placebo.
    Published: South African Journal of Anaesthesiology and Analgesia 1999; Vol 5, No 2: 26-39.
  18. A report on the attendance at the International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques 7th Congress, Cyprus 1997.
    Published: Meridian Newsletter of the Acupuncture Association of the South African Society of Physiotherapy.
  19. The contribution to pain management in complex regional pain syndromes by the physiotherapist: a physiotherapy algorithm and treatment.
    Published: South African Journal of Anaesthesiology and Analgesia 1997; Vol 3, No 4: 14-18.
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