Accessing quality information is an important part of understanding and managing chronic pain. The SKiP team have put together some resources that families may find helpful.

Resources & Fact Sheets:

🔺 Activities for CRPS

🔺 Chronic Pain Fact Sheets

🔺 Pain Toolkit Australia  

🔺 My Pain Toolkit for Teenagers

🔺 A Journey to Learn About Pain (comic)

🔺 Brisbane Pain Support Group for Young People – contact secretary@painmanagement.org.au

Web Sites:

🔺 ACI Pain Network

🔺 Tame the Beast

🔺 The Mysterious Science of Pain – video   

🔺 Head to Health (Commonwealth) – centralised bank of online digital programs and apps

🔺 SickKids Online Paediatric Pain Curriculum

🔺 Understanding Pain: Brainman Videos (Youtube)

🔺 Persistent Pain – Queensland Health Website

🔺 Australian Pain Management Association (APMA) – not-for-profit support group for people with persistent pain.

🔺 Pain Australia

🔺 Pain Australia: Searchable Directory of Services

🔺 Chronic Pain Australia

🔺 National Pain Week 

🔺 The Pain Toolkit

🔺 Kids Health NZ: Chronic Or Persistent Pain

🔺 Pain Management Network

🔺 Creative Healing for Youth in Pain – Resources page

🔺 Pain Story Podcast – Gianluca’s Story (paediatric)

🔺 NZ Pain Video – Long cartoon explanation

Condition Specific Sites:

🔺 Musculoskeletal Australia

🔺 Encouraging good mental health in children with a chronic musculoskeletal condition (YouTube video)

🔺 Pelvic Floor First


🔺 Recommended Apps to help manage persistent pain

🔺 Curable – an app for adults but may be suitable for older young people


🔺 Pain Kete (Starship Child Health)

🔺 What are Functional Pain Disorders?

Other Programs:

🔺 Youth Pain Course – online course for 12 – 17-year-olds

🔺 The Comfort Ability – face-to-face and online pain management programs from Boston Children’s Hospital

This is a growing resource list – suggestions welcome! Please email tonya@skip.org.au

Disclaimer: This list of resources and their external links are provided for informational purposes only. These other resources and external links are not under SKiP’s control, and you acknowledge that SKiP is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such resources or external links, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement or recommendation of, or association with, the website or party by SKiP, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.