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Welcome To CHANGE PAIN®

CHANGE PAIN® continuously strives to create practical tools to support patients and healthcare professional(s) to better manage pain.

By becoming proactive, communicating with, and partnering with your healthcare professional to manage your pain, you could increase the chances of improving both your physical and emotional condition. This is why CHANGE PAIN® offers these tools, so you can take steps to alleviate your pain.

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"Each individual has the right to avoid as much suffering
and pain as possible, in each phase of his or her illness"

Learn about European charter of patients' rights

KNOW YOUR PAIN

CHRONIC PAIN

Chronic pain

Chronic pain is pain that lasts or recurs (goes away and reappears) for longer than 3 months. It can exist after an injury or disease has healed and often serves no useful purpose. Read about what causes chronic pain and how it can be diagnosed and managed.

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CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN

Chronic low back pain

Low back pain can reoccur regularly and can last for several months or even years. Low back pain that is persistent for more than 3 months is known as chronic low back pain. Read about what causes chronic low back pain and how it can be diagnosed and managed.

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NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain (sometimes referred to as nerve pain) is a long-term or chronic pain condition that results from nerve damage. Read about what causes neuropathic pain, its symptoms and how it can be diagnosed and managed.

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LOCALISED NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Localised neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain (sometimes referred to as nerve pain) is a long-term or chronic pain condition that results from nerve damage. When it affects a small area of body, it is called localised neuropathic pain. Read about what causes neuropathic pain, its symptoms and how it can be diagnosed and managed.

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POST-HERPETIC NEURALGIA

Post-herpetic neuralgia

Pain after shingles is called post-herpetic neuralgia, and it is a type of neuropathic (nerve) pain. Find out about how pain following a shingles infection develops, how it is diagnosed and how you can manage it.

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PAINFUL DIABETIC POLYNEUROPATHY

Painful diabetic polyneuropathy

People with diabetes can often have localised nerve damage that may cause a type of chronic pain known as painful DPN (also known as diabetic nerve pain or painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy). Learn about how nerve pain can develop in people with diabetes, signs to look out for, and how it can be managed.

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POST-SURGICAL NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Post-surgical neuropathic pain

Although most people will have some pain after surgery, which is normal, that pain should last for a short time. Sometimes, the pain can last long after the surgery/expected healing and may be related to nerve damage. Find out how nerve pain can develop after surgery, and how this is diagnosed and managed.

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TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

Trigeminal neuralgia

The trigeminal nerve is the largest nerve in the head and is responsible for sensation in the face and motor functions such as biting and chewing. Learn about what trigeminal neuralgia is, some known causes and how you can manage painful symptoms.

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Ivan

My pain feels like a dull stabbing, throbbing pain right in the centre of my lower spine. If I don't get up out of the chair my leg goes numb and progressively works its way up so my whole leg becomes disabled.

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