the app

TESTIMONIALS

John Hunter Hospital
Newcastle, NSW Australia

Hunter Integrated Pain Service (HIPS) is a level 1 multidisciplinary pain clinic staffed by physician and non-physician healthcare providers. the team includes a pain specialist physician, psychologist and non-physician healthcare disciplines, for example physiotherapy, nursing, social work. level 1 clinics offer research, teaching and training.

HIPS acknowledges the impact that pain can have on a person’s physical, social and mental wellbeing and ultimately their quality of life. our team is dedicated to providing an evidence based whole person approach to pain treatment emphasising active strategies.

 

a tree draws strength from the elements. likewise a person is nourished by their environment.

this app is a unique offering in the pain space. wisdom, sensitivity and gentle challenge are blended together and communicated in the words of a close friend.

– Dr Chris Hayes, Pain Specialist

this app allows people to feel connected to others who understand where they are at and gently guides them along the path with encouragement and wise words.

– Sarah Campbell, Clinical and Health Psychologist

the messages help keep me in the right headspace. they keep you on the path and positive.

– Paul

if it was a bad pain day the messages helped with the pain and made me feel less alone. 

– Ron

they gave me ideas about mindfulness. they were interesting, not boring, and provided me with positive feedback.

– Helvie

they gave positive reinforcement, reminded me not to be too hard on myself and to keep going. it gave me permission to be okay. i used it as a mechanism to keep 2 steps forward and only 1 step back, especially when struggling with the pain.

– Julianne

Port Kembla Hospital
Port Kembla, NSW, Australia

Port Kembla Hospital pain clinic is a level 1 multidisciplinary pain clinic staffed by physician and non-physician healthcare providers. the team includes a pain specialist physician, psychologist and non-physician healthcare disciplines, for example nursing, physiotherapy, social work. level 1 clinics offer research, teaching and training.

they gave me hope.

– Glen

the messages related to me, to my needs, the way i think about things. they helped me move forward, and forget about the past. i love the immediacy of the messages and i refer back to them too.

– Patti

 the messages remind you you’re not alone. they helped bring me back up. i found more resolve and felt more self-aware, so i could pull myself out of the low states that i experience.  

– Jennifer

they made me feel not alone. i felt supported and was able to return to meditation practice. 

– Danielle

there was amazing synchronicity of the messages to real lived experience. it put things back in perspective and i felt grateful to get them.  

– Sandra

Shoalhaven Hospital

Nowra, NSW, Australia

Shoalhaven Hospital’s pain clinic is a level 1 multidisciplinary pain clinic staffed by physician and non-physician healthcare providers. the team includes a pain specialist physician, psychologist and non-physician healthcare disciplines, for example nursing, physiotherapy, social work. level 1 clinics offer research, teaching and training.

the messages helped me to centre back, and made me stop feeling guilty. The accessibility and ongoing support really does work. the messages challenged me, and were extremely beneficial.

– Sandra

it’s helpful to know that someone else is in the same situation. i relooked at the messages again and again.

– Donna

the messages feel like a hug. they gave me a warm feeling that other people knew what it was like. i really like them, and the app is right there, immediate.

– Trish

the messages helped me learn that self-love and self-compassion is not a selfish thing to do. they help re-educate the older person. learning to look after number one. the messages helped me pace it, don’t race it, developing an awareness of considering how you were on the day. 

– Trish

the messages reiterated what i was taught in the pain clinic.

– Margaret