Transcript – Programme 63: Interventional pain management

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. From nerve-blocks to spinal cord stimulators: how interventional approaches can help. Physiotherapy, exercise, medications and clinical psychology all play an important role in pain management, but what happens if these treatments don’t
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Transcript – Programme 64: Patients, Pills and Policies

For a PDF of this transcript please click here Making pain patients’ voices heard across Europe and changing the prescribing culture. Almost 100 million EU citizens have chronic pain, but there is still much progress to be made in improving diagnosis and treatment. Pain Concern’s Rowe
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Transcript – Programme 65: Hypnosis and unexplained pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Bringing mind and body together to reduce pain with self-hypnosis. In this edition of Airing Pain we hear how healthcare professionals can use hypnotic techniques to help people in pain. This is not the hypnosis of stage performances, bu
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Transcript – Programme 67: Biopsychosocial and spiritual?

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. The place of faith in pain relief, plus physiotherapy meets mental health, and educating doctors. It’s well established that pain needs to be understood and treated as a biopsychosocial problem, but what about the spiritual side of life?
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Transcript – Programme 61: Deciding together

How shared decision making works in practice, plus, making IT work for people in pain and healthcare professionals.
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Transcript – Programme 57: Self-management, psychology and “physio-terrorists”

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Stiff joints and dark thoughts: treatment of pain and the person. ‘Pain medicine isn’t good at dealing with the effect of pain on the person’, says Jonathan Bannister, head of the multidisciplinary pain team at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
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Transcript – Programme 52: Better care for people in pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. How to ensure people in pain get the best treatment: a new guideline for chronic pain in Scotland. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of chronic pain in Scotland, Paul Evans speaks to patients and healthcare professionals abou
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Transcript – Programme 49: The Impact of Pain on Society

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Talking to representatives from a variety of pain organisations, including the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, about the wide-reaching impact that pain has on society. Christine Johnston heads to Brussels to investigate the impact that
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Transcript – Programme 39: National Pain Audit

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. The state of pain services in England and Wales: the National Pain Audit’s findings revealed. At the launch of the National Pain Audit at the Science Museum in London, Paul Evans talks to people who took a leading role in its development
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Transcript – Programme 34: Ankylosing spondylitis, and the patient perspective

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Living with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriasis, plus, listening to the patient perspective and educating health professionals. In this programme we look at ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a form of arthritis affecting the spine. Paul Evan
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