Rethinking pain

About us

Rethinking Pain is a new community-based service for adults living with long-term pain in the Bradford and Craven area. The Rethinking pain team work one-to-one and in groups to connect people living with persistent pain to appropriate pain information. Including education, support and community-based activities.

This approach is designed to support physical, mental, social and environmental needs. While understanding individual’s preferences and circumstances to help them manage their pain better, potentially improving quality of life.

Once referred by your GP, the friendly Rethinking Pain team will support you to cope with your pain better day-to-day, alongside any medication and clinical treatment that you receive. Examples of support are:




Understanding what pain is


How to better manage your pain day-to-day and self care


Wellbeing contacts & support from health coaches and social pain prescribers


Introduction to local free or low-cost support offers around your physical, emotional and social wellbeing

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