Welcome to New Approaches to Chronic Pain
This site will give you a fuller picture of successful strategies for living with Chronic Pain. It provides in-depth information on healthcare approaches that can improve your health, complement your regular medical care, expand your options, and enhance your quality of life. Information is based on the best research available and the most up-to-date and tested knowledge on managing chronic pain.
We hope this site inspires you with new ideas, new experiences and the knowledge and resources to build good health over time.
New Approaches to Chronic Pain: An in-depth course written by experts in the field on a variety of strategies for living well with chronic pain. The information is presented in three different formats so you can learn in a way you enjoy: written text, audio slide show, and audio animation.
Experiences: Try out our online exercises. Take a look at how your thoughts affect your health, learn new coping skills and enjoy being guided into deep relaxation.
Self Care: Simple and enjoyable ways to help you de-stress and care for yourself.
Connections: A resource guide to help you learn more about your health condition and interesting ways to manage it.
Research: Selected research studies on chronic pain, linked to the article abstract on PubMed, the health database of the National Library of Medicine.
Self-Assessment: Learn about surprising ways to support your health and rate their role in your life. Ponder some questions that may shift your thinking and create new possibilities for change.
Learning: A short course on how to find good health information on the Internet.
Evaluation: Help us learn what worked for you and what didn't.
Click on New Approaches to Chronic Pain to begin.