APMA has produced a range of informational brochures about various aspects of living with persistent pain, many of which are shown below.
Do you suffer from persistent pain?
An introduction to persistent (chronic) pain, which summarises what persistent pain is, how it can affect a person, and how best to manage the effects. The brochure outlines the steps to regaining quality of life.
How to tell your doctor what's really going on
A guide for people living with pain which outlines the information that will be needed to discuss chronic pain with their treating doctor (and other health professionals).
Being close to someone with persistent pain
A brochure to assist you in discussing your pain condition with familiy, friends, colleagues and others.
It's hard to describe nerve pain
An easy to understand introduction to neuropathic pain, its effects and management.
Getting back on track
A brochure for people with back pain, explaining its mechanisms and how best to manage the effects.
Copies of these brochures are available for purchase for distribution to patients, clients, employees or the general community on-line here. Health care professionals will also find the brochures interesting and informative.
We can't take the pain away
but we can help improve quality of life.