A woman at the beach with her arms stretched up to the sky in victory after going through the First 5 Steps and her success with pain care management and control

STEP 5: Practice Pain Care for Life

A multi-colored diagram in blues and greens showing the first 5 steps of the Pain Care for Life program—Step 5These steps are the beginning.

There is so much more to pain care.

Your next steps…

 … First, we would like to offer you a free educational e-book.

When you complete this brief SURVEY – telling us how we can improve the First 5 Steps – you will receive Understand Pain, Live Well Again, an e-book authored by Neil in 2008.

 … Second, take the pain self-assessment again, and compare your answers to your results before you tried the First Five Steps. You might be surprised. Give this a try.

 … Third, continue the steps. More practise will improve our skill. Repetition will allow you to improve your ease of movement over time and experience fewer flare-ups.

… Fourth, combine these techniques and ideas with all the important things you are doing to improve your sleep, your nutrition, … Even though the First 5 Steps and Pain Care for Life look like self-help, you will do best when you find others to support you and share what they have learned.

Some keys to ongoing success – Practice, Patience, Persistence, Compassion

…and, if you believe learning more information and techniques is the right path for you, then try Pain Care for Life, or try our other pain care Products.

The full Pain Care for Life package will increase your success in pain care—through more knowledge, skill and expertise.

Pain Care for Life is an online guided journey—video exercises, electronic books, audio lessons, and interactive ways to learn about your pain are all included to help you and your health professionals guide you towards living well again.

This process has helped many people move with more ease, reduce their pain and live well again.

As with all pain care techniques, we recommend you follow the guidance of your health professional if you choose to work through Pain Care for Life, and especially if your success so far has been difficult to attain.


Purchase Pain Care for Life


Here is a list of what you will receive for the next 6 months as part of your Pain Care for Life package.

Introduction
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Introduction – Paths To Recovery Knowledge Video
Overcome Pain Live Well Again Full Lecture 1 Video
Overcome Pain Live Well Again Full Lecture 2 Video
Overcome Pain Live Well Again Full Lecture 3 Video
Understand Pain Live Well Again E-book E-book
Key Messages of Pain Care PDF
The Purpose of Pain Video
Pain Perception Video
Pain Management Video
Hypersensitivity and Neuroplasticity Video
Full Explanation of Pain Care Video
Brief Explanation of Chronic Pain Video
More Detailed Chronic Pain Explanation Video
Optimistic Scientific Recovery Model PDF
Additional Knowledge Resources
Know Pain? PDF
Yoga for Chronic Pain PDF
Breathing
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Introduction Video
Breath Awareness Audio
Longer Smoother Softer Video
Alternate Nostril Breath Audio
Sa Ta Na Ma Breathing Audio
Record Your Own Sa Ta Na Ma Video/PDF
Three Part Breath Audio
Breathe into Pain Audio
Extended Exhale Audio
Guided Imagery Audio
Record Your Own Belly Breathing Video/PDF
Awareness and Self Regulation
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Introduction Audio
Seven Minute Body Scan Audio
Breathe Awareness Audio
Scan All Aspects of Self Audio
Awareness of No Pain & Subtle Non Pain Sensations Audio
Alternate Nostril Awareness Audio
Record Your Own Breath Awareness Video/PDF
Record Your Own Body Awareness Video/PDF
Eleven Minute Body Scan Audio
Sixteen Minute Body Scan Audio
Twenty-four Minute Body Scan Audio
Challenge Your Body
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Introduction Video
Exercise Guidelines Video
Movement Guidelines Poster PDF
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 1.1 Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 1.2 Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 1.3 Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 1.4 Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 2 – Balance Long Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 2 – Letting Go Long Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 2 – Courage Long Video
Know Pain? PDF
Reset Nervous Systems
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Introduction to Resetting Video
Using Distraction Video
Changing Pain Beliefs Video
Pain Management Strategies PDF
Breathe Into Pain Audio
Guided Imagery Audio
Balance Meditation and Relaxation Audio
Letting Go Meditation and Relaxation Audio
Courage Meditation and Relaxation Audio
Yoga Nidra Audio
Planning
Pain Care for Life Package Format
Planning For Success Video
Some Guidelines for Planning PDF
Meditation on Planning Audio
The Importance of Practice Video
Strategies to Calm and Escape PDF
Purpose Meditation and Relaxation Video
Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga Level 3 – Persistence Short Video
Incorporating Physio into Pain Care Plans Video

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