Getting out and about
Creating a plan before you leave the house is a key step to getting more active and managing your pain.
Getting out of the house and travelling in your community can be hard when you have a brain injury and chronic pain. You might struggle with:
- getting in and out of the car
- remembering how to get to places
- sitting for too long or
- getting tired easily.
Over time you can lose your confidence and feel unsafe leaving the house for too long. Making a clear plan before you head out is a key step to getting more active, feeling more confident and managing your pain. Check out the common problems and the solutions in the Getting out and about guide to help you get out and about more.
Now it is time to take these tips and make them work for you. Think of the problems that stop you from getting out and about, then figure out what solutions would work for you using the My plan for getting out and about and learn to Be Pain Smart.