...a global community of readers, clinicians and thinkers.
Pain Geeks is a place to explore the science and philosophy behind the phenomenon of pain. Together, we look at new and classic resources, discuss, and find support for integrating this information with our existing
We are a group of clinicians passionate about understanding pain and dedicated to drawing on philosophy, science, rehabilitation and the humanities to help inform our skillset to supporting people experiencing pain.
What's included in Pain Geeks?
When you join the free community, you always have access to all the readings and blogs we have written. When you decide to become a 'Super Geek' you get to be a part of all the live discussions, the forums for discussion in between, the recorded videos that we make with experts in the field, and the pleasure of reading along with others!
The Journal Club
New readings curated for you every month exploring pain from a particular theme. Readings are chosen from a wide variety of scientific fields, including philosophy, humanities, sociology and biology. This is to help us develop our understanding of pain from a wide context.
The Video Library
We meet regularly with pain experts and leading researchers to film discussions for you to enjoy at your leisure. We often do this discussions live so members can attend to ask questions in real time! There are included in the Super Geek Membership, but are also for individual sale here.
The "Unpublished" Section
The Monthly Community Discussions
Structured community discussions with other Pain Geeks from around the world. Together we explore the readings and share our thoughts.
The Book Club
Every 3rd month on
Pain Geeks, we dedicate a whole month to a book related to pain and/or the humanities. Read along with us as we make our way through the piles of pain books on nightstands around the world - we know you have them!
"We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow."
Join your community!
€12 per month*
Structured and supported reading experience
Unlimited access to discussions with creators, researchers, writers and pain ambassadors
Unlimited access to all previous recorded discussions
"How to Pain Geek" 1x workshop per year to develop your reading skills
Discover new researchers in the field of pain
Exclusive access to our community of Pain Geeks to discuss readings, themes and ideas
*based on yearly membership
"I love that all the monthly readings connect and challenge my thinking in new and interesting ways."
"The discussions have become a regular in my diary! Great to meet and discuss with like-minded people"
"I always wanted to read like this but found it hard to do by myself. The structure has supported me to keep reading regularly. "
Our Regular Contributors
These are our community members who regularly contribute to the platform. Everyone can contribute blogs about their reflections and experiences with the readings. We love posting other people's thoughts and ideas to help diversify the voices that we learn from!