UP OA project up and running

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UP moves into the 3rd week of the OA Pain Coaching Project. There are more places available if you suffer pain from osteoarthritis…

We started the UP Pain Coaching Project for osteoarthritis pain three weeks ago, and so far it has exceeded expectations. Motivation has been high amongst the participants, keen to learn different ways to improve their lives. Most have signed up for face-to-face sessions at the New Malden Diagnostics Centre, but we can also use Zoom/Skype if you live afar.

“I realised by the time I’ve got here this week my joints already feel better.” (A participant at their second session)

 

The free programme consists of 3 interrelated steps

3 steps

Richmond Stace pain coaching
Richmond Stace | The Pain Coach | Pain Specialist | Chartered Physiotherapist

Clarify your picture(s) of success

The types of questions you explore:

  • What are the real results you want to achieve? (This is your direction)
  • What is the ideal self you want to work towards?
  • What is really important to you in your life?
  • How committed are you to the programme?
  • How and why is it important to you to make some changes to improve your life?

Understand your pain

What you will understand…

  • What is pain?
  • Why does pain persist?
  • What causes and influences my pain?
  • What positive action can I take when I am in pain to feel better?

Positive action: exercises, strategies, practices and tools

On clarifying what you are working towards, we design a programme for you. The content will depend upon your picture(s) of success. There is a huge range to draw upon, some of which are daily proactive practices, and others that expand your choices for dealing with challenging moments. All are in line with the results you want to achieve.

Your toolbox can include: movement, mobilisation, sensorimotor training, breathing, relaxation, sleep strategies, periodising your activities, exercise, increasing activity levels, connecting with what is important to you (people, places, purpose), self-coaching and motivation, imagery, how to form better habits, prioritising, mindfulness practice and more.

Read here >> OA Pain Coaching Project 2020

If you are suffering osteoarthritis pain or know someone who is, get in touch and book your free sessions today: email us here quoting OA in the subject line

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