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Print my Pain: Visualising the Experience, Expression and Description of Chronic Pain

Project Lead: Nick Dulake

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Explaining and quantifying the feeling and experience of living with chronic pain presents a particularly challenging task. This project uses co-creation methods, digital design and fabrication technologies to create data-objects. The data-objects enable young adults to explore their own pain language, capture this understanding, and use it communicate with others. 

The data-objects were part of a larger project bringing together Lab4Living’s researchers and pain management clinicians at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. In a series of workshops, the team explored how the use of creative activities might assist young people in describing and communicating chronic pain. 


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