Pain Management Courses Available from Sept - Dec 2018.
Health & Social Care Board are working with Arthritis Care Northern Ireland to offer more free pain self-management courses for people in Belfast, South Eastern and Northern areas from September to December. The courses are as follows:
Challenging your condition (2.5hr session for 6 weeks)
Challenging pain (3hr session for 2 weeks)
Living well with pain (2.5hr session for 6 weeks).
Patients can confirm a place (or find more information about courses) by contacting:
Yvonne on 028 9078 2940 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Understanding Pain - What you can do about chronic or persistent pain. Click this link for information.
Promoting Self-Care for Chronic Pain
Most patients with Chronic Pain can help ease their condition by adopting some simple self-care techniques. The Pain toolkit booklet can help them understand their pain and show them some simple but effective techniques to better manage their pain. http://www.paintoolkit.org/ The short video about Understanding Chronic Pain is also useful click to view http://vimeo.com/87769347
HELP WITH PAIN patient information links below.
Active Bodies Booklet
15 Things You Didn't know About Lower Back Pain
Understanding pain and what to do about it.