The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Explain pain resources

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  • ‘Manage your pain: Practical and Positive Ways of Adapting to Chronic Pain’ by Michael Nicholas, Allan Molloy, Lee Beestom & Lois Tonkin
  • "Pain Is Really Strange" by Steve Haines, Sophie Standing (artist) - a short booklet explaining pain in pictures
  • ‘Living Well with Pain & Illness’ by Vidyamala Burch
  • Recovery strategies: your pain guidebook, a free online book about long-term pain by a physiotherapist Dr. Greg Lehman, on his website you can also find several translations of this book, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Hebrew, Dutch, and Swedish (visit )