Foot pain – how to manage and prevent it

Guidance on looking after your feet and when and how to get help for foot pain
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Managing healthcare appointments

Do you sometimes feel annoyed or frustrated after a medical appointment? Find out how to get your message across effectively with nurse specialist Jacquelyn Watson's helpful tips
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Sleep

Sleep and pain experts Corran Moore and Dr Nicole Tang set out simple strategies for better sleep.
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Chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

By Dr Julie Bruce Breast cancer is the commonest cancer affecting women and surgery is the main treatment, either to the breast and/or the underarm area. There are two main types of breast operation, mastectomy (removal of the whole breast) or removal of the cancerous lump, called lum
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Manage your pain

Manage Your Pain: a guide to becoming more active and reducing flare-ups is for anyone looking for practical steps to reduce the impact of pain on daily life. Click on the image below to read the full leaflet. Sections: Understanding your pain Good days and bad days Exercise Improving
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Neuropathic pain

What is neuropathic pain? What causes it and how can it be managed?
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Managing emotions

This leaflet is designed to help you think about how chronic pain can give rise to difficult feelings and thoughts. We’ll look at how this can affect your life and how to address these emotional effects of pain Chronic pain can have a big impact on day-to-day life – relationship
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Stress, pain and relaxation

This leaflet is designed to help you understand what stress is, why is it important to be able to relax when you have chronic pain and provides some relaxation exercises for you to try Feeling stressed is a common human experience. People experiencing stress describe feeling that ther
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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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TENS for pain relief

People living with long-term pain may be offered treatment with a TENS machine to help ease their symptoms, but what is it? How does it work? And what can it bring to your pain management toolkit? Physiotherapist Dr Pete Gladwell draws upon his clinical experience and research to answ
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