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Pain Talk hosts an active, lively, discussion forum for all professionals with an interest in pain management.

Rated number one worldwide by Google, our forum
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or just to have your say.

All we ask is the members respect others users only post information which is true and correct to their knowledge.

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The PAIN Exhibit is an educational, visual arts exhibit from artists with chronic pain with their art expressing some facet of the pain experience.

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of pain in
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Please excuse us whilst we spring-clean though!

Over the next couple of weeks we will be deleting lesser used features, updating others, adding new resources, and launching a new, much more readily update-able news and 'what's on' pages service.

So please excuse any dead links or layout gaps - it'll be worth it in the long run!!
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