Resources on a range of topics to help users with their questions and challenges. If there are topics missing or if you have further guidelines you would like to share please get in touch with the administration team.

My Pain is like …

A questionnaire for you to print off, fill in and hand to your health professional when you make your initial visit with them. This lets the health professional know why you want to see them and saves you getting tongue tied when being questioned by the Consultant, Doctor or Nurse,


PIP Guidelines

Personal Independence Payment

Some documents to help you with your application PIP is now a total minefield for any claimant. It causes great upset to any claimant and their families, carers and friends. Be under no illusion, to get a full PIP Award these days is rare.


 

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

 

 When it comes to Fibromyalgia syndrome, the trickiest part for any individual is ascertaining if indeed they do suffer from the condition. Because Fibromyalgia is such a complicated and still not entirely understood illness, there is no easy diagnostic process. 


No one talks about the fear

 The other day was a stunningly beautiful sunny day with a light breeze. Exactly what you imagine when you think of the perfect day to be outside doing, well, anything. I, however, sat looking out the window from my physiotherapist’s office. You know, like you do. My physiotherapist noticed me looking and said, “What a beautiful day. Doesn’t it make you want to go for a walk?