You're not alone - nearly 1 in 7 people suffer from persistent pain and 20% have suffered for more than 20 years

Sheffield is estimated to have around 77,000 people with significant persistent pain (23% of adults).

This website can help you understand what persistent pain is and offers tips, advice and information to help you self-manage your condition and enjoy a better quality of life.

It has been created by people who successfully live with persistent pain, working with healthcare professionals, including such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinical nurse specialists, health psychologists and pain doctors.

Explore the site and discover for yourself ways to have a better life despite pain.