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The course provides plenty of things to think about and ways to improve your outlook and wellbeing

Jean

Aug 2019

At a personal level for me it has been an interesting experience from the point of view of how to manage one's life in a positive manner in spite of certain set backs when the pain can be quite debilitating. However, I have always taken a positive attitude and somehow have managed to get over the hurdle of dealing with pain. To maintain the lifestyle that I like and enjoy on long term basis have almost always being positive in my thought process which has helped me physically and mentally. I do take mild analgesia once or at the most twice a day. I follow the exercise programme on a daily basis and some Yoga practice which I can sustain comfortably. I do find it difficult to sit on the floor to do certain Yoga exercise and that is frustrating. However, I am thankful that knowing my limitations, I am able to live an independent life. The support of family and friends is invaluable for us all at human level and I am very fortunate to be blessed with both.

Nina

Aug 2019

Kenneth

Aug 2019

I really enjoyed the relaxation and meditation part of the course but as my problem is a burning sensation I don't associate that with pain.

Lesley

Jul 2019

I have found the course really helpful and often use the techniques I have been shown. I had a lapse in logging into the course at one stage as was doing really well managing pain. A flare up prompted me to log in and has really helped my mindset. I hope I can continue to log in in the future and use this as a tool to manage my pain. Thank you, really helpful.

Anonymous

Jul 2019

I have found so many benefits from this course, however the self meditation I found difficult to do. Although I am retired I have a part time driving job which at the moment is more like a full time job working up to fifty hours a week. It is my choice of doing this and I do find that my pain increases with the hours I put in. I manage to do most of the exercise from the course which does help.

Christopher

Jul 2019

Was OK and took my mind of the pain

Paul

Jul 2019

Some very interesting, thought provoking points raised.

Christopher

Jun 2019

My name is Ann and having completed the course have found it most rewarding. I will certainly continue with the exercises and meditation modules as they have been most beneficial. I also do a daily Tai Chi routine on my iPad and attend a weekly session run by U3A. I am glad to have done the course at home rather than with a group as it has been far better for concentration I feel. Thank you for giving me this opportunity.

Ann

Jun 2019

Very informative. Learned a lot. Already feeling more positive about the future.

Deborah

Jun 2019

I’m so glad that Ethel Hill recommended this course, it has made me feel happier and more positive about my health, not just my pain. The issues addressed were very relevant especially dealing with set backs and relaxation. I was convinced by the message that pain does not mean damage, despite what it feels like and in turn I realise that things I thought “true” about my future health are just thoughts. 

Roisin

Jun 2019

Elizabeth

Jun 2019

I have found this course informative in giving me more of an understanding on coping with my situation. As I was able to do this course online, I was able to go at my pace without interruptions. I had done 4 lessons at the group course but found the group discussions almost depressing and for me, not helpful. The online course was much more suited to me and has helped me decide how to manage my life, along with determination to keep going and not give up the things I love doing. Thank you for this. The specialists who talked on the videos did so in a way that was easy to understand. Well done. I would recommend this course to anyone who is having persistent pain that is really impacting on their life. Thank you for helping me to understand that there is a life, a fulfilling life to be lived. Thank you again.

Susan

Jun 2019

Thank you for giving me food for thought and very practical ways to help me change my attitude to pain management.

Kim

Jun 2019

Ann

Jun 2019

I am a physio assistant working in MSK and wanted to do your course to 1. Increase my knowledge of chronic pain, and 2. to experience for myself the course to know if it is appropriate to recommend to my patients. I have found the course very helpful and will be recommending to patients. Thank you.

Fiona

May 2019

The course has helped me to obtain a better appreciation of my problems and I shall continue to practise what I have learned. Many thanks to the experts who have contributed their skills and experience to guiding me along the "Pathway".

Sydney

May 2019

I found the information helpful, however apart from the breathing part I didn't feel much benefit.

Teresa

May 2019

Vanessa

Apr 2019

Sandra

Apr 2019

 I have found your course helpful, but it is a pity that it has coincided with my ankle problem, which has nothing to do with persistent pain as, although I have had no pain while in the boot, it and not persistent pain, has of course limited my mobility. But, living near the water, I have still been able to enjoy my kayak by wearing a waterproof boot leg and workman’s boot cover found on the internet. There is always a way! Thank you for the course. I will use your library while I am convalescing.

Jennifer Nicholls

Apr 2019

Very informative and in depth covering the aspects that chronic pain encompasses in day to day life.

Robin

Apr 2019

Completing the course has made me feel more positive and optimistic at being able to manage my pain. I found the course easy to follow, and generally helpful and encouraging. I would recommend anyone who was given the opportunity to take part in the course to do so. Some of the information was already known to me, but it is good to have information repeated sometimes. I found the relaxation techniques particularly helpful.

Sue Adams

Apr 2019

This course was all I could do. My life has been turned upside down with pain.

Helen Claessens

Mar 2019

Victoria Thompson

Mar 2019

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