OUR PROGRAMMES

RealHealth run both residential and non-residential group based. They are challenging, but can lead to great rewards. Our courses are there to help and support you. The general aims of the programme are to help you to:

  • Manage your pain better and increase your independence.
  • Increase your level of activity
  • Help you return to enjoyable social activities
  • Make realistic goals
  • Learn skills to improve your mood
  • Manage your anxiety and help you relax more
  • Use the tools and strategies you learn to help you move forward with your life





Our programmes include sessions such as:

  • Goal setting – Helping you to set realistic goals that can be achieved in spite of your pain
  • Activity pacing – Learning how to pace your activities and avoid the extremes which can cause additional pain
  • Relaxation strategies – Helping you to manage your pain, stress and sleep
  • Sleep skills – Learning ways to improve your sleep patterns
  • Exercise – Gradually increasing your ability and confidence to exercise
  • Anatomy and posture – Understanding how to reduce unnecessary stress on your body
  • Challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviour – Helping you to challenge your thoughts that lead to unhelpful behaviour
  • Chronic pain –  Understanding how pain can be influenced by what we think and do
  • Activities of daily living – Learning different ways to make everyday tasks easier
  • Vocational rehabilitation – Discussing ways of managing your work or building up to some form of work related activity
  • Stress management – Considering a variety of coping strategies
  • Communication skills – Discussing ways of communicating with your family, friends, colleagues and other people in your life




REALHEALTH PROGRAMMES

The RealHealth Intensive treatment programme

ARE THEY FOR ME?

Pain is an intensely personal experience. Our team will carry out an in-depth assessment to establish which programme is best suited to your needs.

PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

This is our 3 week group based residential programme, delivered by a group of specialist clinicians who work with you to help you manage the impact of pain on all areas of your life.

FUNCTIONAL RESTORATION PROGRAMME

This is our one or two-week group based residential programme, delivered by a smaller group of specialist clinicians who work with you to help you manage the impact of pain on all areas of your life.