Airing Pain programme 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key.   This programme is supported by an educational grant from the Tillyloss Trust Along with food, shelter and clothing, sexual expression is one of the basic human needs. It a
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Sex and Chronic Pain Leaflet

Sex and Chronic Pain Persistent pain can affect lots of areas of life such as work, exercise, socialising, and mood. This leaflet is for people who find sexual activity difficult or have given up because of pain. People with chronic pain are likely to have difficulties with sex, and t
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Airing Pain programme 96: The British Pain Society at 50

In honour of the British Pain Society reaching a 50-year milestone, current BPS president Dr Andrew Baranowski, founding member Professor Sir Michael Bond, and Pain Concern’s chair Heather Wallace were invited to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to the understanding of pain.
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Airing Pain programme 95: Complex regional pain syndrome – Part II

In the second part in Airing Pain’s series on complex regional pain syndrome, Paul speaks to specialists and patients at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease CRPS rehabilitation programme in Bath.   This programme was funded by grants from RS Macdonald Charitable Tru
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Airing Pain programme 94: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – Part I

 Experts and sufferers discuss the causes and potential management of CRPS, and, if it can help us better understand how our bodies react to stimuli.   This programme was funded by grants from the RS MacDonald Charitable Trust and The Hospital Saturday Fund. The first of two prog
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Chronic pain after surgery

As many as 20 per cent of people at the pain clinic will have post-surgical pain. Dr Julie Bruce and Dr William Macrae explain the causes and treatment of this frequently neglected problem
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Transcript – Programme 68: The brain and the genes

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. The science behind pain and its treatment, and why understanding it matters. If someone steps on your toe, your toe hurts – simple as that, right? Wrong! Professor Rolf-Detlef Treede explains how the brain and nervous system make pain an
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Transcript – Programme 1: Introduction to pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Date of release: 28th September 2010 What is chronic pain and how can we manage it? We talk to health professionals and patients to find out more. In this first Airing Pain programme we introduce the subject of pain and its management wi
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