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Ian had a background in Risk Management and Human Resources before receiving his injuries. In order to provide support and advice for others in a similar situation in 1998 he founded the charity Action on Pain which has now become a well-regarded organisation stretching across Europe and beyond.

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Living with chronic pain: ‘I was determined to overcome the challenge life had set me’, Health

Living with chronic pain: ‘I was determined to overcome the challenge life had set me’

A few minutes some 20 years ago changed my life for ever. Trying to prevent a robbery left me critically injured and fighting for life – a broken back, shattered ankles and head injuries led to many operations, nine months in hospital followed by 12 months in a rehabilitation centre as my battered body fought to recover.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 at 3:57 pm

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