Airing Pain 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body and the Social Component

Anxiety and expectations, how “fear circuitry” affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing. This edition is supported by friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly t
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Transcript – Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the
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Transcript – Airing Pain 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. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. Along with food, shelter a
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Airing Pain 108: Gender Differences

How men and women experience pain, arming yourself with the right information, and not being embarrassed about your condition.   This edition’s been part funded by the Women’s Fund of Scotland. Do women and men experience pain differently, or is it only our attitudes towards pain
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Airing Pain 105: Singing, Laughter, Speech & Pleasure

Singing, laughing and the feel good factor. Pain Management, the fun way. This edition was funded by the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust. The British Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) allows the multidisciplinary nature of the society to be reflected through seminars, sc
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Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the
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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

  Persistent pain can impact on lots of areas of life such as work, exercise, socialising and mood. This leaflet is designed to give advice to people who have found it more difficult or have had to give up sexual activity because of pain   It is often a difficult topic for p
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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 90: Back Pain

David Rogers, physiotherapist and co-author of Back to Life, explains persistent back pain and some simple exercises that can help   Please tell us what you think of Airing Pain by filling in a short survey. For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This programme was
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