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.  For top-level athletes, chronic pain can very quickly end careers. What preparations can be done to combat pain, and ho
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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 Leaflet

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
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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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Transcript – Programme 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain.   To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Paul Evans: This is Airing Pain, a programme brought to yo
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Airing Pain Programme 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain        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
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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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Transcript – What is self-management?

‘You have to want to live again.’ That’s the key to managing pain, according to Diane
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