Pain service - useful resources

Please find useful pain management resources below. 

Covid resources

Emotional wellbeing

Explain pain

 

Brainman: Understanding pain in less than five minutes 

 

 

Lorimer Moseley: Why things hurt

 

Tame the Beast

 

How does your brain respond to pain?

 

Pain and Me: Tamar Pincus talks about chronic pain, acceptance and commitment

Self-Management

 https://www.livewellwithpain.co.uk

This website provides lots of support and tools to help you manage your pain.

https://www.paintoolkit.org.uk

This website has lots of information and support about living with pain.

https://www.painconcern.org.uk

This website has podcasts and articles on a number of topics related to pain.

https://www.greglehman.ca/pain-science-workbooks

This is a free pain guidebook to help you manage your pain.

https://thehonestphysio.com.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/pain-management-guide-book-v1.02.pdf

This is a another free pain guidebook to help you manage your pain.

https://painhealth.csse.uwa.edu.au/

This website provides a variety of resources to help you to manage your pain.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUXPqphwp2U

Tamar Pincus: Pain and me (persistent pain, acceptance and commitment).

https://www.csp.org.uk/conditions/managing-pain-home

This website provides information to help manage your bone, joint or muscle pains.

Fibromyalgia

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/

This is the NHS website for Fibromyalgia.

https://www.ukfibromyalgia.com

This website provides advice and a variety of resources for patients with Fibromyalgia.

https://www.fmauk.org/contactsmenu/supportgroups

This website has a list of local Fibromyalgia support groups.

Pacing

http://princessinthetower.org/pain-management/pacing-for-pain-management/

This website provides detailed information about pacing.

https://www.healthtalk.org/chronic-pain/pain-management-pacing-and-goal-setting

This website has patient accounts on their experience of pacing.

https://painhealth.csse.uwa.edu.au/pain-module/pacing-and-goal-setting/

This website has lots of information about pacing and goals.

https://www.bfwh.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Activity-diary.pdf

Activity diary.

Sleep

https://sleepcouncil.org.uk/advice-support/sleep-advice/sleep-hygiene/

This website discusses sleep strategies and sleep hygiene.

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-sleep-better

This website provides detailed information on how to sleep better.

https://sleepcouncil.org.uk/advice-support/sleep-tools/sleep-diary/

Sleep diary.

Exercise

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/

NHS Fitness Studio - exercise programmes from beginner to advanced.

https://www.yogawithadriene.comhttps://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene/playlists

Yoga with Adriene.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnG0I-M6GkCyhG_pofQKJ1A/playlists

Pilates and Yoga with Katja.

https://www.thephysiotherapycentre.org.uk/hydrotherapy/

Hydrotherapy at Holy Cross hospital.

https://www.guildfordspectrum.co.uk/swimming/clubs-and-organisations/

Friday Swimmers at Guildford Spectrum (GP referral required).

Medication

 

What causes opioid addiction?

Medication leaflets: https://fpm.ac.uk/about-pain-medicine-patients-relatives/patient-information-leaflets

Books

The Explain Pain Handbook Protectometer

G. Lorimer Moseley and David S. Butler

Chronic Pain: The Drug-Free Way

Phil Sizer

Pain is Really Strange

Steve Haines

Royal Surrey Charity