Dinah Milsom, poet and supporter of Pain Concern, has written a poem expressing her experiences with pain. She asked us to post this on our website so other people in pain may read it. Pain The light glows The heart knows This pain endures And so I make a life within how it can
How cancer survivors can experience post-operative pain, and confronting the national issue of post-cancer treatment. This edition is funded by The Agnes Hunter Trust. An ever-increasing cancer survivor rate means chronic pain associated with the condition and its treatment is growing
Airing Pain’s centenary! In this landmark edition Paul Evans explores the origins of Airing Pain with founder Heather Wallace, and visits one of Pain Concern’s informative pain education sessions. In 2010, Airing Pain was conceived as a way for those with chronic pain, unable t
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
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
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.
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
Doctors and patients can both get caught up in an almost endless search for a cure or a clear diagnosis of what’s causing the pain. Searching for a medical solution is understandable, but it can delay people in starting to learn to manage their pain