General information about persistent pain management

There are a range of organisations that support people with pain by providing resources to enable development of pain management skills and strategies.

The Physiotherapy Pain Association believe these organisations produce and promote resources that represent best practice in pain management, however, signposting does not mean endorsement.

Footsteps Festival

This is a co-produced festival of events to support living well with pain. The PPA are proud to be part of this with people with pain and Live Well With Pain.  You can sign up to upcoming events and watch recordings here.


 Pain Management Jigsaw

NHS Fife has put together an interactive pain management jigsaw.


10 Sciatica Facts

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust Sciatica booklet


My Live Well with Pain

In collaboration with Durham University -  Ten Footsteps to Living Well with Pain

Useful information and resources to help you live well with pain. This site particularly helpful for those who are looking to find out more about or reduce their medication.


Pain Concern

A range of resources, including information and an online forum to support people living with pain. Their podcast Airing Pain has over 60 hours of listening on a range of topics.  



An interactive programme to help you look at your pain and how it affects you. 


The PainToolkit

An extensive set of resources to help people self-manage persistent pain 


The Retrain Pain Foundation

Quick, engaging materials around the topic of persistent pain. This resource comes in multiple languages.


Tame the Beast

Resources developed by Lorimer Moseley and David Moen


Recovery Guide by Greg Lehman

This extensive resource can be freely downloaded by clickingHERE


Pain Chats

Advice and resources for people experiencing pain with contributors from around the world


British Pain Society

Helpful information section for patients with pain conditions


Fibromyalgia Action UK

Information on fibromyalgia and how to manage the condition


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