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Self-managing pain — websites and other tools for healthcare and RTW practitioners

Lauren Finestone

Not everyone with persistent pain conditions can access specialised pain services. How effective are websites as a tool to help them manage their pain?

Persistent pain is a common long-term condition that affects 1 in 5 people around the world. But there are barriers to people accessing and using specialised pain services — particularly for culturally and linguistically diverse communities.  Online resources such as websites are promoted as a patient education tool to complement face-to-face services and to give people information and support to manage their persistent pain. But how ...

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Published 20 January, 2023