Self-help information and useful links

Links and downloadable documents

Please click the links below to access related resources

  • foot pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • knee pain
  • neck pain
  • shoulder pain
  • tennis elbow
  • back pain
  • free e-book on low back pain
  • The Pain Toolkit information booklet to help people self manage their pain. (Endorsed by the Department of Health)
  • The Pain Toolkit (youtube video)

Work related issues:

Sporting advice:

Sport specific warm up advice

Video links

Pain information
Understanding pain: what to do about it in less than five minutes?
New evidence based approaches to chronic pain management. 
http://youtu.be/4b8oB757DKc

23 and ½ hours
What is the single best thing we can do for our health?’ A video about the multiple benefits of exercise
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo&sns=em

The Pain tool kit youtube video
www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=pbqrM8W7D48&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dpbq

Useful links
Headache information for patients.
http://www.migrainetrust.org/information-for-sufferers
Mindfulness - The breathworks organisation
www.breathworks-mindfulness.org.uk
Find a Walking For Health group near you
http://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/
Age UK on family life
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/health-wellbeing/relationships-and-family/
AGE UK on keeping fit
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/health-wellbeing/keeping-fit/
Advice on independent living:
www.independentliving.co.uk
College of Occupational Therapy
www.cot.co.uk
For advice on benefits such as Disability Living Allowance: 
www.ageuk.org.uk/money-matters/claiming-benefits
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
http://www.csp.org.uk/
Acupuncture association of Chartered Physiotherapists
http://www.aacp.org.uk/
The British Pain Society
http://www.britishpainsociety.org/
Living with chronic pain

http://www.paincd.org.uk/
National Osteoporosis Society 
http://www.nos.org.uk/
NHS Choices 
http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx