About The Program

Supported by the Sydney North Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN program. This program will provide community based chronic pain education, counselling and exercise therapy.

 The goals of the program are to:

Improve functional capacity through education and exercise.

Assist individuals to identify goals, barriers, and boundaries, and to develop crisis management strategies and self-help routines.

Community Chronic Pain program

The program is based off principals of shared medical appointments, which are a series of individual office visits sequentially attending to each patient’s unique needs individually, but in a supportive group setting where all can listen, interact and learn.

Small group size

Maximum 10 partipants per program

Face-to-face education

1.5 hour face-to-face education and exercise session once a week that will run over 5 consecutive weeks

Qualified allied health practitioners

Qualified and experienced allied health practitioners will facilitate the program

Provided with materials

Provided with a workbook which includes goal charts, exercise charts, suitable exercises for the self-management of chronic pain. In addition to relaxation techniques and assistance with setting up self-help routines at home

Suitable patients

Patients identified by their GP as having chronic pain

Pain longer than 3 months or beyond the normal healing time of an injury resulting in declining functional and psychological well-being (e.g. musculoskeletal pain, whiplash, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia)

Independently mobile

Ability and willingness to attend all sessions

Ineligle patients

Patients undergoing active treatment for cancer, infection or fractures

Patients on high dose opioids (> 60mgs oral morphine equivalent per day)

Worker’s compensation or third-party insurance claims.

Contact the clinic

Contact the clinic today for more information about the program and important dates.


(02) 8668 4839


Level 1 / 171 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067 NSW