Pain management strategies

Pain management strategies help to enhance self-management and are all research evidenced based. See the dial diagram below for a list of the strategies. These strategies apply to many long-term health conditions such as diabetes, Ehlers-Danlos, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis.

More useful resources

Helpful videos:

– Understanding pain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_3phB93rvI

– The scientific power of thought: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v-IMSKOtoE 

– Psychological model of pain through metaphors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUXPqphwp2U 

– Science of pain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikUzvSph7Z4

Useful websites: 

– CBT self-help information, resources and tools  https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/

– Series of podcast episodes about living with persistent pain – http://painconcern.org.uk/airing-pain/ 

– Listen to ‘Living with Chronic Pain by Neil Berry’ – http://www.paincd.org.uk/

– Healthtalk page about Chronic pain  https://healthtalk.org/chronic-pain/overview

– NHS site with about living with persistant pain – https://www.sheffieldachesandpains.com/persistent/persistent-pain/what-is-persistent-pain/

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