Education and Resources

The PPA is commited to providing a community of practice to share knowledge and experience in order to improve outcomes for people living with pain.

Physio UK
The PPA is delighted to co-host the Managing Complex Pain theme at Physiotherapy UK. We have summaried the events taking place on 13 & 14 November here.

The CSP Spotlight on Rehab webinars on 'Self management' and 'Pain' featured the PPA. They are available to CSP members via the Community Rehabilitation network here.



Training package development and pilot: Training in Psychologically Informed Approaches (TIPS). Find out more in this blog by Diarmuid Denneny, PPA Chair. The PPA hope to deliver this online in Spring 2021.

If you have not completed the Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain (the BeST programme), this is an excellent course and available free via FutureLearn.


Peer support and reflection

Monthly Peer Support & Reflection sessions have been running since August. The next session is at 7pm on 2nd December and you can book your place now.



Topical Issues in Pain 1-5 are now available via Louis Gifford's website. These texts still have a wealth of clinically applicable insights.

Collated online Self Management Links for patients and therapists during COVID 19. Collated links for resources in other languages and tips on how to create accessible information.

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