Information & Resources

Find information and resources to help manage your pain.

Get Help & Support

Find the tools you need to
help you manage your pain.

Get Involved

Help make a real difference to people
in the UK living with chronic pain.

About Us

Find out about Pain Concern and how
we can help you.

Tag: children

Book review – Zoe and Zak’s Pain Hacks

December 14 , 2023
No Comments
Zoe and Zak's Pain Hacks by Dr Joshua Pate. Review by Tim Atkinson Tim Atkinson is an author, freelance writer and Vice-Chairman of the British Pain Society Patient Voice Committee. Contrary to the long-held (and, thankfully, long-discredited) notion that babies "can't feel pain" we now know that, just like ...

Airing Pain 141: Living with Childhood and Young Adult Cancer

December 20 , 2023
No Comments
This edition of Airing Pain sheds light on the unique challenges of living with cancer as a child or young adult, and the later impacts of the cancer treatment they underwent during the critical formative years. Airing Pain speaks to experts on the longitudinal impacts of cancer ...

Airing Pain 140: Childhood Pain – Adverse Experiences and Parental Relationships

November 15 , 2023
No Comments
Listen to Airing Pain 140 to hear about the links between adverse childhood experiences, pain and parental mindset.

Families and Children Resource Page

May 19 , 2022
No Comments
Visit our Families and Children Page Our Families and Children page is a complete guide to all of our resources on families, parenting, children and young people. It can can be found at painconcern.org.uk/families-and-children Pain can sometimes seem like an ‘uninvited guest’ or ‘intruder’ into family life. Here ...

Airing Pain 118: Pain Management in Young People

October 01 , 2019
1 Comment
How chronic pain in adolescence requires different pain management strategies In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans looks at the issues concerning pain amongst adolescents, including the impact on parents. First-off, Paul speaks to Dr Jeremy Gauntlet-Gilbert, principal clinical psychologist at the Bath Centre for Pain Services, ...

Parenting a child or young person with chronic pain

August 12 , 2022
No Comments
Prefer a PDF?Download This leaflet is for parents of children and young people with chronic pain. We’ll look at some of thechallenges and how you can face them with top tips from parents, healthcare professionals andyoung people. What is chronic pain?Chronic pain is pain that has lasted ...

Airing Pain 106: Pain Education For Doctors, Patients And Parents

September 04 , 2018
No Comments
What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. According to the British Pain Society, doctors and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) ...

Airing Pain 103: Pain and Relationships

June 11 , 2018
1 Comment
How pain’s unpredictability can affect interpersonal relationships, and recognising help when it appears This edition of Airing Pain is funded by the JTH Charitable Trust and the Persula Foundation. With between one third and one half of people living with chronic pain in the UK alone, the number of ...

Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia – article

March 21 , 2018
No Comments
Investigators find adolescents with chronic pain may be more likely to experience alexithymia, a condition in which one lacks emotional self-awareness. Article from Clinical Pain Advisor Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain https://audioboom.com/posts/6651644-transition-services-for-adolescents-with-chronic-pain ...

Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 12 , 2018
No Comments
Exploring the challenges and successes that patients, parents and healthcare professionals encounter when pain in adolescents This edition was funded by a grant by the Agnes Hunter Trust. Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these ...

Airing Pain 78: Putting Children’s Pain in the Picture

January 06 , 2016
2 Comments
How children can express their pain in art, plus tips for parents This edition is funded by a grant from the Stafford Trust. ‘In hospital. Don’t know what’s going to happen to me.’ These words, written by a child asked to describe her pain after surgery, speak of the ...

Transcript – Programme 66: Not a Burden

March 18 , 2015
1 Comment
The challenges facing young people in caring roles and ways to support them To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Friends don’t always understand, they don’t get out much and they’re faced with daunting responsibilities, but they wouldn’t change a thing about their families. So say ...
https://painconcern.org.uk/cordless-car-vacuum-cleaner-eraclean-best-handheld-vacuum/