Managing pain

For many people living with Thalidomide damage pain can become part of life, often made worse by every-day activities like driving, housework or using a computer.

Looking after your body and finding ways to manage pain can help make life easier.

Click on the headings below to find out more about pain, what causes it, treatments and ways of dealing with it. There are helpful links at the end to guide you to more information.

If you still have questions, need advice or want more information call the Health & Wellbeing team on 01480 474 074.

Case Studies
What is pain and where does it come from?
Causes and risk factors
Managing pain
Psychological factors in managing pain
How The Health & Wellbeing team can help