Pain: Do You Get It?
Do you, or someone you love, live with chronic pain?
You are not alone: chronic pain affects between 30-50% of people in Lincolnshire! Join us for a FREE, easy to understand talk about why your body hurts, why it keeps hurting and what you can do to help it.
This free event invites the general public, healthcare professionals and those with an interest in persistent pain management.
Dr Chris Barker, Specialist Pain Physician: GP with over 20years’ experience specialising in persistent pain. Advisory committee member for NHS and British Pain Society.
Pete Moore, UK Pain Champion: Person with persistent pain and author of the Pain Toolkit – a simple patient booklet supported by the Department of Health and now used extensively in the UK and overseas.
When and where
1:30-3:00 pm, 9th December 2019
Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PZ
What is the Pain Revolution?
Pain Revolution is an awareness-raising public engagement movement encouraging communities to change the way they think about, talk about, and treat chronic pain.
Its goal is for the people of Lincolnshire to have access to the knowledge, skills, and local support to prevent and overcome chronic pain.
The Pain Revolution explains why we need to
Rethink Pain, Re-engage and RECOVER.
‘‘Inspiring’’… ‘’Eye-opening’’ … ‘’Extremely interesting and hopeful’’ … ’Enlightening, interesting and inspiring’’
‘‘Very interesting. Certainly things to consider and new ways to approach pain’’
‘’Inspirational, given me hope and energy to forge ahead. Loved Lorimer. Thank you, thank you, thank you’’
‘’Very challenging ideas that have sown a seed for me to find out more’’