Pain Management Strategies & Techniques

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Sadly many people are faced with the daily struggle of managing pain. Whether this is because of a known physical injury, fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue, there are steps you can take to regain control of your life. Overcoming pain can prevent withdrawal from others, depression, loss of confidence, loss of sexual intimacy and anxiety.

We understand from a large body of research that pain is influenced by social and emotional health. Our treatment techniques and strategies for overcoming pain incorporates these aspects and helps you to identify what you can do to improve your quality of life and health.

Learning to understand the relationship between pain and mood can help you to achieve a balance between activity and pain, improve your relationships and rediscover meaning in your life. Contact us for a free initial discussion and to find out how an online psychologist can help with your pain management issues.

What can I do to manage pain?

  • Relaxation breathing or meditation techniques.
  • Reduce stress as this has a direct effect on increasing chronic pain levels.
  • Increase natural pain relief by increasing exercise.
  • Increase natural pain relief by increasing exercise.
  • Limit alcohol which will improve sleep and overall mood.
  • Connect with others that are going through something similar.
  • Keep a diary of your pain and activity levels.
  • Practice self-soothing exercises and get massages if this is helpful.
  • Eat a balanced and healthy diet to optimise your bodies chance of coping with pain.
  • Find activities in life that distract you from your pain and bring you enjoyment.

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