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Does PMP work?

Most people with persistent pain have spent a long time looking for something that takes their pain away, and have had lots of different treatments.

The PMP will provide information about why, for some people, pain is long-term and does not go away.

The PMP does not offer a ‘miracle cure’. People achieve different benefits from attending a PMP.

Making changes that help with the pain will take time. Attending the programme is like taking driving lessons. At the end, you pass your test. After that point, you have some skills and you learn how to drive with your own style, in a way that works for you.

PMPs are recommended by the British Pain Society as the best form of treatment for people who have persistent pain conditions that cannot be medically cured. They are evidence based programmes that can help people to reduce the distress, suffering and disability that can occur when experiencing persistent pain.

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