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You could work at managing your pain on your own and here are some resources that you may find helpful.
However, it can be easier to make changes with the help of a health coach to find out what works best for you and support you to make changes at your own pace and develop your confidence to maintain those changes and manage any set-backs.
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It doesn't matter if you don't know what you want or what could help you; a health coach will discuss your situation with you and help you decide what's important for you.
Whether you decide to be supported by a health coach at this stage or not, you will find plenty of suggestions in the links below to help you.
Pain may be defined as an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Chronic pain is defined as pain still present after three months despite appropriate treatment. Breakthrough pain is defined as pain of moderate or severe intensity occurring against a background of controlled chronic pain.
Pain Concern produce information on pain using a variety of media platforms, support to people with pain and those who care for them and campaign to raise awareness about pain and improve the provision of pain management services.
Practical guidance for people who live with chronic or persistent pain.
NHS Pain Management Programmes (PMPs) help people to live with chronic pain by helping them to learn ways of dealing with the disabling effects and distress caused by being in pain.
If you are in persistent (chronic) pain, this booklet is for you. It's a booklet about pain - not pain in general, but pain you feel, your pain- and how you manage it. Its aim is to help you get your life back to what you want it to be.
Pacing for pain and fatigue is an information sheet which presents information about the technique separately for chronic pain and fatigue.
With the Pain Toolkit App you'll learn more about accepting pain so you can begin to move on, understanding the pain cycle and much more.
This website can help you understand what persistent pain is and offers tips, advice and information to help you self-manage your condition and enjoy a better quality of life.
We are an NHS service, running pain management programmes throughout the year for patients from all over the UK. Our vision is to provide world-class pain management, good health outcomes and excellent patient experience, based on research, evidence and national and international standards.
Speak to us about what might work for you on 0808 164 9158 or sign up for any of the options below.
Specially trained health coaches work with you on the non-clinical aspects of your health that may be stopping you from living your life in the way you would like.
This is a FREE service provided by NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group in a partnership with the The Corner Surgery: