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Physical Therapy is a vital part of pain management. Research shows that improving our fitness has a beneficial effect not only on our levels of pain, but also on our general health and well-being.Our bodies like to move, so gradually moving stiff joints, tight ligaments and muscles will be helpful when we try to carry out any activity. Of course, if these tissues have been painful for a longtime and fitness and activity levels have decreased, all physical exercise has to be approached gently and a "bit at a time". This is why advice and support from physiotherapists who have an understanding of chronic pain is vital in enabling you to increase your levels of activity and overall fitness gradually and in a sustainable manner.
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Do you need extra help?
You can opt to be contacted by a trained pain coach (somebody who knows what it’s like to live with daily pain) who can offer you additional support to help with your goals if you need it.
We are very sorry but due to unforeseen circumstances we are unable to offer any new pain coaches at the moment but will endeavour to get this back up and running as soon as possible.
More information on the Pain Chain.
Please note that these services are available only to people who are currently or have previously been under the pain service.
Speak to us about what might work for you on 01305 213040