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The Four Pillars of Pain Management is the model of supported self-management that our service users and staff have devised to help you manage your pain.
The 4 Pillars are the building blocks which will help you enhance your knowledge and understanding of pain management. They will provide you with tools such as learning more about our bodies, building a healthy life-style, doing what matters most to you and developing greater emotional well-being.
Using a ‘biopsychosocial’ approach to understand your pain, its causes and the way it affects your body and mind system
Reversing the downward spiral of pain by improving fitness and mobility, mood and well-being
Engaging in a meaningful daily routine, practicing a variety of useful techniques such as pacing, relaxation, gentle exercise … being kind to oneself …
Making positive healthcare choices in order to manage pain more effectively.
Explore each of the topics within the pillars below.
Our online service provides the opportunity to:
Create your own Library of resources.
Set goals for yourself.
Join conversations in our online community.
New dates to be added soon
The Poet Laureate, 5 Pummery Square, Poundbury - from 11am .
The Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG - From 11am
Please note the Time for Coffee mornings for Bournemouth are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Shaftesbury are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Sherborne are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Wimborne are coming soon.