As an Association we are constantly looking for programs which can support sufferers of trigeminal neuralgia by utilising chronic pain online tools.
Below are details taken from a new program developed by St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney called This Way Up. The tool covers not only chronic pain but also wellbeing, mindfulness and anxiety.
Members can enrol for the chronic pain program by getting a referral from a GP. Other services may requires paid subscription.
Disclaimer:- by publishing information about available programs we aim to provide information and education. We do not recommend services, please consider your own circumstances and consult with your health care provider in respect of your care plan.
Chronic Pain Program
Learn practical strategies for managing chronic pain, and associated low mood and anxiety with our clinically-proven online program.
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Chronic Pain at a Glance
The pain system involves all of our body’s systems and is a sensible and necessary system that functions to protect our bodies from a perceived threat. Sometimes the pain system can be ‘faulty’ and act in unusual ways. Chronic pain or persistent pain is pain that lasts longer than 3 months – beyond the healing period of tissue damage. This generally means that you experience pain despite having no new damage to the tissue. Pain does however impact on your ability to carry out your normal activities, whether these are at home or work, or in social or recreational settings. People with chronic pain will face different problems and barriers that prevent them from living their normal lifestyle, and stop them from achieving their goals.
Fortunately, you can learn to reduce the impact of chronic pain on your quality of life and many people who seek help get better. This program will teach you practical skills to tackle chronic pain and improve the way you feel.
About The Chronic Pain Program
This 8-lesson program takes a multidisciplinary approach to pain management and is based on an effective psychological treatment called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT), which is designed to help you lessen the impact of pain on your wellbeing and quality of life.
It will teach you proven strategies for managing pain and show you how to work with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviours so you can make a positive change in how you feel.
The Chronic Pain Program was developed in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team at the St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Department of Pain Medicine. The program has undergone clinical trials under the title ‘Reboot Online.‘
How to Get Started
To enrol in this program you will need to speak with your regular clinician (e.g., your GP, psychologist, or other health professional), and see if they can prescribe you this program and monitor you throughout your online treatment. You can download and take the Clinician Letter to your appointment.