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

This website provides lots of support and tools to help you manage your pain: https://www.livewellwithpain.co.uk

This website has podcasts and articles on a number of topics related to pain: https://www.painconcern.org.uk

This is a free pain guidebook to help you manage your pain: https://www.greglehman.ca/pain-science-workbooks

This is a another 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 website provides a variety of resources to help you to manage your pain: https://painhealth.csse.uwa.edu.au/

Tamar Pincus: Pain and me (persistent pain, acceptance and commitment): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUXPqphwp2U

This website provides information to help manage your bone, joint or muscle pains: https://www.csp.org.uk/conditions/managing-pain-home

Fibromyalgia

This is the NHS website for Fibromyalgia: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/

This website provides advice and a variety of resources for patients with Fibromyalgia: https://www.ukfibromyalgia.com

This website has a list of local Fibromyalgia support groups: https://www.fmauk.org/contactsmenu/supportgroups

Pacing

This website provides detailed information about pacing: http://princessinthetower.org/pain-management/pacing-for-pain-management/

This website has patient accounts on their experience of pacing: https://www.healthtalk.org/chronic-pain/pain-management-pacing-and-goal-setting

This website has lots of information about pacing and goals: https://painhealth.csse.uwa.edu.au/pain-module/pacing-and-goal-setting/

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

Sleep

This website discusses sleep strategies and sleep hygiene: https://sleepcouncil.org.uk/advice-support/sleep-advice/sleep-hygiene/

This website provides detailed information on how to sleep better: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-sleep-better

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

Exercise

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