Living With Vasculitis

Managing Chronic Pain

LogoThe Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) writes guidelines which give advice for healthcare professionals, patients and carers about the best treatments that are available. These guidelines are written by working with healthcare professionals, other NHS staff, patients, carers and members of the public. The guidelines are based on the most up-to-date scientific evidence.

SIGN produced a booklet for patients and carers "Managing Chronic Pain" in December 2013. They have very kindly given Vasculitis UK permission to reproduce this excellent booklet.

The booklet contains information on: What is chronic pain? Those involved in patient care. How pain is assessed. What to do to help yourself. Medication available to manage pain. Physical therapies and other methods to help manage pain. The roles of complementary medicines and diet.

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News

Spring Newsletter Now Available

16 Apr 2017

Newsletter now online

Vasculitis UK Annual General Meeting May 2017

15 Apr 2017

The VUK AGM will be held this year on Sunday 14th May

Vasculitis & You-NHS Discovery Day in Norwich

15 Apr 2017

Covering Vasculitis and other conditions

Events

Milton Keynes Half Marathon

01 May 2017

Tony Phillips is running for VUK

East Midlands ToughMudder for VUK

13 May 2017

Team West are running in May's East Midlands ToughMudder

Tough Mudder 2017

21 May 2017

Charlette East is tackling Tough Mudder Midlands 2017 for VUK

Kristina and friends are running the Edinburgh Marathon

28 May 2017

Kate and friends are running in the Edinburgh Marathon for VUK

Running the Great Manchester Run

28 May 2017

Helen Critchley is running in the Great Manchester Run for Vasculitis UK

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