Promo for Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool

New research from Pain Concern offers the prospect of better care for those living with chronic pain. The specially-developed ‘Navigator Tool’ encourages positive communication between people seeking to manage debilitating pain and their healthcare professionals. Expect mo
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Airing Pain 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients, and Parents

What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt. This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust According to the British Pain Society, doctors and other heal
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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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Transcript – Programme 105: Chronic Pain and Resilience

What can be done for athletes at the highest level in the context of chronic pain, and how one man with a spinal injury found himself “in the zone” through cycling.  This edition is funded by a grant from the Stafford Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF
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Airing Pain 104: How Sleep and Chronic Pain Interact

More pain, less sleep. Less sleep, more pain. The relationship is a complex one, but what are the mechanisms behind the link between sleep and pain? This edition of Airing Pain is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella Memorial Trust. Sleep can be a sanctuary
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Transcript – Programme 94: CRPS Part I

Experts and patients discuss the causes and potential management of CRPS, and, if it can help us better understand how our bodies react to stimuli. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. This programme was funded by grants from the RS MacDonal
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Airing Pain 102: Chronic Pain and Resilience

Exploring what can be done for high-level athletes in the context of chronic pain, and how one man with a spinal injury found himself “in the zone” through cycling.  This edition is funded by a grant from the Stafford Trust. For top-level athletes, chronic pain can very quickly end ca
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Transcript – Programme 95: CRPS 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. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click
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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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