Managing chronic pain 

People who have experienced pain for a long time may find their lives affected in many ways. Some common difficulties are:

  • Not being able to continue with hobbies and sport
  • Feeling stiffer and weaker
  • Finding it difficult to remain at work
  • Not being able to make plans, for example, meetings at work or meeting friends
  • Not being able to take part in social activities
  • Finding it difficult to deal with increases in pain
  • Worrying about the future
  • Loss of self confidence and feeling low

The Pain Management team aims to improve your quality of life and help you do more of the things you want to do.

More resources for pain management

Health talk online has some very informative videos from patients perspectives about how pain management has been useful to them.

The Pain Toolkit is designed to help people develop pain management skills

We work closely with professional bodies such as the Pain Society and you can findĀ  a lot of useful information about pain and its management on the website .

Stretching guide

This video has been designed to help you to feel more confident in being able to stretch and exercise, an important skill in pain management.

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