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Name Pain
Related to/Also known as see also Back Pain
Symptoms Pain is a common feature of many neurological conditions. Learning to cope with pain can help individuals to take control of their conditions.
Types  
Useful national contacts Action on Pain
Link opens in new window www.action-on-pain.co.uk

British Pain Society
Link opens in new window www.britishpainsociety.org


Pain Concern
Link opens in new window www.painconcern.org.uk


Pain Relief Foundation
Link opens in new window www.painrelieffoundation.org.uk


BackCare 
Link opens in new window www.backcare.org.uk


Tame the Pain
Link opens in new window www.tamethepain.co.uk


CSF Leak Association
Charity working to raise the profile and support understanding of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, and provides support to sufferers and carers.
Link opens in new window www.csfleak.info

Children & young people Do you know someone whose body always hurts? "Do you know someone whose body always hurts?" (The Walton Centre)
A new guide to helping children understand chronic pain
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y5ad6tzk

Families and children (Pain Concern)
Link opens in new window http://painconcern.org.uk/resources/families
Chronic pain (Great Ormond Street Hospital)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y39t47un
Why Do I Have Pain? (KidsHealth)
https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/pain.html
News and events

Monday 18th November 2019, 10.00-12.00
The Brain Charity at Crosby Library for the first monthly meeting of the chronic pain support group.

Volunteer for pain research (University of Manchester)
Link opens in new window http://research.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/pain/wanttovolunteer

Medicinal cannabis products to be legalised (BBC, July 26th 2018)
Link opens in new window www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44968386
Online resources

How to get NHS help for your pain (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/pxz3ns4

Physiotherapy works: Chronic pain (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy factsheet)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/qaazafg

MediKidz explain Chronic Pain
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y8uvy2zy

Our resources 0 days off

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Pain and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

This includes a copy of the book 0 days off by Edward Stevenson, about his struggle with chronic pain.