General management of pain in rheumatological conditions

This toolkit aims to help health care professions in supporting and managing those suffering with pain due to rheumatological conditions. Where guidelines have included both assessment and management, the guideline link will be posted in both sections.

Assessment / Diagnosis: 
The following links will provide up to date and evidence based guidance in assessing those living with pain due to this condition.
Management / Guidelines: 
The following links provide up to date, evidence based guidance and guidelines on managing pain due to osteoarthritis. Links presented in this section also provide guidance on what information and advice may be given to reduce the impact of the condition.
Self Management: 

This section provides links to useful information to support self management in people who live with rheumatic pain.

Further Information: 
This section provides website that are helpful in looking at innovative ways of managing patients with this condition and with chronic pain in general.