I need help managing my pain

Pain management is a crucial aspect of healthcare that focuses on alleviating and controlling pain in individuals experiencing discomfort or suffering due to various medical conditions or injuries.

The goal of pain management is to improve the patient’s quality of life by minimising pain and its impact on daily activities. This multidisciplinary field employs a range of approaches, including medication, physical therapy, cognitive-behavioural techniques, and alternative therapies, tailored to the specific needs of each patient. Effective pain management not only enhances a person’s physical well-being but also contributes to their emotional and psychological health, fostering a holistic approach to healing and recovery.

These organisations may be able to help.

Vocational Services

Dorset HealthCare provides support to individuals with long-term health conditions affecting their employment through their occupational therapists (OTs). The OTs provide services such as assessments,…

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Dorset Pain Management Service

The Connections and Samaritans helplines provide support and resources for pain management, utilising a multi-disciplinary team of specialists. They offer personalised services to help understand and …

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