Pain is experienced by everyone at some point in their life. Some people experience pain that hangs around far longer than it should. is books tells the stories of people who have experienced per- sistent pain and recovered from it. It also gives some practical, evidence based advice on how to embrace what modern science tells us about pain in order to recover. No quick xes or magic silver bullets, just sensible advice that is echoed by the lived experiences in the stories of the Pain Heroes.