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Useful Resources

On this page you will find links to other websites that you may find useful. Please be aware that Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust cannot be held responsible for the content and/or privacy practices of other web sites.

"Understanding pain in less than 5 minutes, and what to do about it"

"Tame the Beast" A 5 minute animation clip explaining pain

Flippin'Pain: Includes a range of resources to support your understanding of pain and self-management strategies.

Inner Health Studio - relaxation resources

Live Well with Pain: Provides resources to enhance understanding of persistent pain and strategies to help you live well despite pain.

Mind: Support for mental health and wellbeing.

NHS Inform Chronic Self Help Guide: Chronic pain self help guide

Pain Management Guidebook - Resource developed by healthcare professionals with advice and strategies to manage persistent pain.

Pain Toolkit
The Pain Toolkit is a website with useful information to help you live well despite the pain.  It has some handy tips and skills to support you along the way to managing your pain. 

Pain ConcernPain Concern is run by chronic pain sufferers. Visit the site for information and support for pain sufferers, their families and their carers.  There is also a useful podcast - “Airing Pain”, with top specialists involved.

Pain CDA self-help website for people with chronic pain created by Dr Neil Berry, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Contains useful resources and free downloadable mp3 tracks covering many aspects of living with pain and relaxation techniques.

Pain-EdPain-Ed has lots of educational information as well as updates on the latest pain research.  The website also contains videos of patient stories who describe their experiences of living with pain including Ally's story.

Retrain Pain: Include information on goal setting, sleep and other strategies to support management of pain.

Smiling Mindfree mindfulness app. Evidence suggests mindfulness can be a useful approach for people with chronic pain.

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