My Health

  • What is the Pain Toolkit?

    Persistent pain is difficult to understand and manage on a daily basis. Pete Moore, a pain sufferer himself, developed the Pain Toolkit to provide you with tips, skills and information to support you...
  • 4 Simple Habits For Happier Living

    Boosting your own wellbeing is not only good for you, it’s good for others too. Here are four things you can do to share the joy in your local community in Northern Ireland - and beyond.
  • Do you often dream of a good night’s sleep?

    For many people, getting to sleep and staying asleep can be difficult, especially for those struggling with chronic pain. If you suffer from pain and find sleep difficult, try our 9 sleep tips…
  • Keeping active with arthritis - Keri's Story

    Arthritis isn't just an older person's disease it can affect people of all ages. In this video from Arthritis Care Keri (26) talks about her diagnosis, day to day life and how keeping active helps her...
  • Keeping active with arthritis - Gillian's Story

    In this video from Arthritis Care Gillian explains how exercise helps her and what she does to keep active.
  • What is pain - understanding chronic pain

    This is an easy to follow video about long-term persistent pain. It will help you understand what the current research is saying about chronic pain.
  • 5 things you can do for someone living with chronic pain

    When a friend or loved one is living with a painful illness it can be difficult to know how best we can help. Painful conditions can vary in intensity from day to day, the symptoms can come and go and...
  • Managing pain at work

    The challenges of work and the social interactions it brings can often help distract you from your pain. Unfortunately, that pain can also stop you working effectively. Here are some tips on managing...
  • 10 Ways To Stop Chronic Pain From Taking Over Your Life

    Welcome to the second of our weekly articles in May, in which we ask women in Northern Ireland with chronic pain to share the self-care tips that help them to cope. Here are their latest suggestions.
  • 10 More Ways To Cope With Chronic Pain

    In the third part of this weekly series in May, women in Northern Ireland living with chronic pain share 10 more creative ways they make life easier for themselves.
  • 10 Self-Care Tips For People With Chronic Pain To Try This Week

    We asked women in Northern Ireland with chronic pain - including members of the Chronic Pain Support Group at Lisburn's Healthy Living Centre - to share their coping mechanisms. Here’s what they said....
  • Chair exercises for people with arthritis

    Charity Arthritis Care is leading the way in the use of chair exercises to help people with arthritis keep active and manage their condition. In this clip from their DVD, Karen from Life Dock Training...