Pathway through Pain
A digital course for self-managing chronic musculoskeletal pain that guides participants through all the elements of the intensive Pain Management Programme (PMP), as recommended by NICE.
Pathway through Pain is offered to patients through NHS pain services in conjunction with a patient's already existing pain pathway, as well as on its own, depending on the healthcare referral setting.
Since its launch in 2010, thousands have taken the course and report outstanding levels of satisfaction; 71% of patients who take the course find it helpful, with only 3% finding it unhelpful.
With Pathway through Pain a participant can expect to enjoy a significantly reduced impact of pain on their daily life.
Lesley - Review
I found the course very easy to do and also found it very empowering! It's good to actually feel in control for a change.
Leonie - Review
I used to get very anxious when I found myself in those times of pain, trying to get out of the situation ASAP and often panic or blow up because people don't understand what I am going through when they just expect me to act and be like a normal person. Now I am much calmer and do not get anxious at all. I also feel that I have more hope and that there is a chance that I can do a few more things I gave up doing. The breathing exercises really help me reduce the pain that makes me so panicky. I still pray that I do not have to live the pain and have it all gone, but I have the grace to live with it.
The online course is run in partnership with 18 NHS pain services
Results & Evidence
Pathway through Pain is reducing healthcare costs for a leading NHS pain service and improving patient outcomes.