✦ Does pain stop you from doing the things you enjoy?
✦ Do you struggle to understand your pain?
✦ Do you want your pain to stop controlling you?
If any of these questions are true then this toolkit is for you!
THE PAIN TOOLKIT – a print version of this excellent guide to self- management by Pete Moore
Online Pain Toolkit website https://www.paintoolkit.org/ - available in many languages - from Africaans to Zulu!
How much are your medications helping?
The Zone of Tolerance - when you've got chronic pain it can really cramp your style - have a look at this video to have a think about how you might be able to stretch the edges of what you can do - Watch here
Online pain management programmes
The Pain Course from the e-centre Clinic in Australia - enrol in their research.
Pain Trainer – free access to this online programme from Duke University.
Curable from the USA has free content and a paid section with good advice.
You can also be referred by a pain specialist to the Scottish National Residential PMP, which is running it's course online at the moment
Body reprogramming - provides an understanding of your condition and how best to manage it to improve health.
From Prof Hyland - Plymouth Pain Service
everyone is welcome to access this information