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Beyond Pain

Anjelo Ratnachandra

Conquer your pain, reclaim your life

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Beyond Pain is a unique three-part book written by award-winning physiotherapist, Anjelo Ratnachandra.
The first part takes you on Ratnachandra's own extraordinary journey of pain, suffering and recovery. An innocent victim of crime, having been caught in the crossfire of a vicious gang war, Ratnachandra uses his expertise in pain management to aid his recovery and achieve his dream of reaching Everest base camp.
The second part offers his profound knowledge of pain and best-practice pain management, both as a medical professional and as a chronic pain sufferer.
The third part is his successful program that, if followed correctly, has guaranteed benefit.

After two surgeries, my surgeon said I will never run again. No one had answer until I found Beyond Pain. I am now not only running, but also playing football with my son,' Nalin, 38, cafe owner and father of two.

Even easy things like driving and hanging out with friends became difficult because of my shoulder. But after following the Beyond Pain program, my shoulder is stronger, I feel more confident, and now I can enjoy a night out despite my pain,' Sheena, 21, student..

'Ever since I injured my back at work, I have suffered from chronic pain and depression. I hadn't worked for some years, and had rarely socialised. Then, I found this book. I read the book, followed the program, and within weeks, I felt happier and healthier, which led me to find work. After years of suffering, there is hope again,' Sandra, 52, injured worker.

‘Beyond Pain offers fresh insights into what it is like to live with pain, and describes an array of strategies to enable a fully meaningful life despite pain. This book will be valuable not only to persons suffering from persistent pain (and their loved ones) but also to professionals seeking to understand pain coping.’ - Prof Francis J. Keefe, Ph.D, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Professor of Medical Psychology, Director – Duke Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program (Duke University Medical Center).












This book is one of the first of its type, with links to free instructional videos and other downloads, making it a versatile resource. Have a look at the official clinic website at



About the Author

Anjelo Ratnachandra - author

Anjelo Ratnachandra was born in Sri Lanka and immigrated to Australia as a child to escape a brutal civil war. Ratnachandra and his family made their home in Glen Waverley, a quiet suburb of Melbourne. He excelled in high school and later graduated from the University of Melbourne with honours before beginning his career as a Physiotherapist. Ratnachandra broadened his knowledge and experience of Physiotherapy by working in private and public clinics in Australia and oversees. While overseas he pursued his interest in pain management, and after returning to Australia in 2007, he continued his work in this field and began working in occupational rehabilitation.

Today, Ratnachandra is a director of an award-winning occupational rehabilitation provider, and the owner of an award-winning pain physiotherapy service. He is a course presenter and a guest speaker, presenting in the area of pain management and occupational rehabilitation. He has also assisted in pain studies run by the University of Melbourne and Deakin University (Melbourne).

Ratnachandra is well respected by his peers, and continues to be recognised for his work in occupational rehabilitation and pain management. Most importantly, he continues to help others to conquer their pain and reclaim their lives. His vision is to share his knowledge and his successful program with pain sufferers all over the world; a vision he is determined to make a reality.



Beyond Pain by Anjelo Ratnachandra

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ISBN: 978-1-925171-69-3
Format: Paperback B 198mm x 128mm
Extent: 438 pages
RRP: $27.95
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Category: Non-fiction -- Pain--Treatment
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