Self-management videos

Pain Concern’s Breaking Barriers self-management videos

The project – Breaking the barriers to self-management

Self-management – we know it’s one of the things that can most improve the lives of people living with pain, but all too often it’s not being put into practice successfully
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What is self-management?

‘You have to want to live again.’ That’s the key to managing pain, according to Diane
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Airing Pain programme 95: Complex regional pain syndrome – Part II

In the second part in Airing Pain’s series on complex regional pain syndrome, Paul speaks to specialists and patients at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease CRPS rehabilitation programme in Bath.   This programme was funded by grants from RS Macdonald Charitable Tru
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GP consultations

Your GP is likely to be the healthcare professional who’ll be most involved in helping manage persistent pain, but it can sometimes be a difficult relationship
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Medical investigations

Doctors and patients can both get caught up in an almost endless search for a cure or a clear diagnosis of what’s causing the pain. Searching for a medical solution is understandable, but it can delay people in starting to learn to manage their pain
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Pain management programmes

‘Self-management’ doesn’t mean being abandoned to ‘get on with it’ alone. Support can come from healthcare professionals, family, friends, voluntary organisations or support groups
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