Is the pain management program for anyone with persistent pain?
Pathway through Pain is the only digital Pain Management Programme (PMP). The program delivers all the elements of an intensive PMP that are usually delivered in a group setting to chronic/persistent musculoskeletal pain patients who meet the following criteria. By joining the digital program it is understood you meet this criteria.
- Have experienced musculoskeletal pain for 6 months or more.
- Understand this is not a curative treatment; the pain will still be there at the end of the program.
- Have had all appropriate investigations for the pain and tried other treatments.
- Pain is causing reduced activity and unhappiness.
- Are not suffering from severe depression.
- Understand the course cannot diagnose or detect any medical problems.
- Are not waiting for further investigations or treatment which is expected to solve the pain problem.
Is the pain management program for beginners?
Pathway through Pain is a structured online course. You'll be guided step-by-step by pain experts through all the elements of a Pain Management Programme (PMP). We don't expect you to know anything about chronic/persistent pain management when you start; everything is introduced and explained as we go along.
Can I facilitate the digital program in my health service or workplace occupational health?
Absolutely! Wellmind Health, the creators of Pathway through Pain have cost-effective solutions for any size organisation in varied settings from healthcare to enterprise. Find out more at: wellmindhealth.com
How long will I have access to the program?
We know how difficult attending real-world Pain Management Programmes (PMP) can be, so wanted to make it as easy as possible for you to access our digital PMP and benefit not only from learning how to effectively manage your pain, but also from the flexibility of a fully online course. With Pathway through Pain there are no restrictions or limits; you will have access to the program for life.
How does Pathway through Pain differ from other Pain Management apps?
Pathway through Pain is the only digital Pain Management Programme. PMPs are traditionally delivered in a face-to-face or group setting by a multi-disciplinary team of experts. With Pathway through Pain, you'll experience all the benefits of a traditional PMP, without the need to attend appointments and with the flexibility to follow the course at your own pace and time of choosing.
What is a Pain Management Programme (PMP)?
A Pain Management Programme (PMP) is a treatment that uses education and practical exercises to help people with chronic/persistent pain to effectively manage their pain and everyday activities, including learning how to relax your body and mind, the importance of pacing, goal setting, understanding the psychological effects of persistent pain, how to improve confidence to cope with persistent pain. PMPs are usually delivered in a group setting by a multi-disciplinary team of experts. Pathway through Pain is the world's only digital PMP.
What if this isn't the right pathway to better pain management for me?
Refund Guarantee: If you have self-paid for the program and don’t feel the pathway meets your expectations in any way you can cancel your place and receive a full refund.
Will Pathway through Pain cure my persistent pain?
It's important to note that your pain will still be there at the end of the digital Pain Management Programme. PMPs are not a curative treatment. However, Pathway through Pain will teach you how to effectively manage your persistent pain, so that although the pain is still there you will have more confidence to manage it on a daily basis, feel emotionally stronger and more able to cope psychologically.
How will the Pathway through Pain help me?
Pathway through Pain is a digital Pain Management Programme (PMP), during which you will develop pain management skills to help you manage your pain in everyday life. By the end of the pathway, people usually feel a bit fitter with increased stamina and flexibility, as well as feeling more positive and confident, reporting a better quality of life. The aim of a PMP is to empower you with the skills to effectively manage your pain so it's no longer in control and you can move forward with your life.
How much time will it take to complete Pathway through Pain?
You'll be guided through all the elements of an intensive Pain Management Program (PMP) over 24-easy-to-manage-steps. You can participate at your own pace, take breaks when you need to, taking as long as you like to complete the course. Most people take around 6-weeks or so, but the quickest time you can finish the Pathway is in two weeks. We recommend aiming to complete 2-3 steps each week.