Pain Management Programme

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Welcome to the Bury Integrated Pain Service’s Web-based Pain Management Programme. It is intended to support you in developing skills to help you manage your pain and improve your quality of life with pain.

It is designed be completed over 6 weeks and each week is divided into different sections.

Introductory Video – this gives brief overview of the topics covered that week and well as prompting you to reflect back on the past week.

To Watch – this section contains videos and presentations to watch, so don’t forget to put the sound on!

To Read – to complement the presentations there are some written pieces of information for you to review.  Some of these will then direct you to the weekly activity to be completed.

To Do - between each session there are some activities for you to be working or skills to practice. This might be exercises to start or worksheets to complete.

Below is an overview of what is covered each week.

If you encounter any problems or have any questions while you are progressing through the course you can contact the clinician who referred you and speak with them.

 

To Watch

To Read

To Do

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

 

Introductory Video

 

Understanding Pain in 5 Minutes

 

Tame the Beast

 

Physical Activity and Persistent Pain

Presentation

 

Goal Setting Presentation

 

Acute vs Persistent Pain Benefits of Exercise Introduction to Values

Goal Setting Based on our Values

 

Why Relaxation Matters

 

Values Rating Exercise Worksheet

 

Home Practice: SMART Goal Setting

Worksheet

 

Start Home Exercise Programme

 

Relaxation Exercises

 

Week 2

 

Introductory Video

 

Pacing (Part I) Presentation

 

Activity Pacing Part I Managing Difficult Thoughts STOPP Strategy

Set SMART goal to complete over the next week

 

Skill Practice Relaxing Using Imagery

Safe Space Imagery STOPP Worksheet Home Exercise Circuit

 

Week 3

 

Introductory Video

 

Pacing (Part II) Presentation

 

Activity Pacing Part II

 

Managing Difficult Thought Using Mindfulness

Set SMART Goal to complete over the next week

 

Daily Mindfulness Exercise

 

Home Exercise Circuit

Week 4

 

Introductory Video

 

Medications

 

Medications Handout

 

Choice and Demand

Set SMART Goal to complete over the next week

 

Home Exercise Circuit

 

Daily Mindfulness Exercise

 

Week 5

 

Introductory Video

 

Sleep

 

Improving Sleep

Set SMART Goal to complete over the next week

 

Home Exercise Circuit

 

Daily Mindfulness Exercise

Week 6

 

Introductory Video

 

Managing Setbacks

 

Managing Setbacks

 

Making Changes and Maintaining Progress

 

Setback Planning