Airing Pain 103: Pain and Relationships

How pain’s unpredictability can affect interpersonal relationships, and recognising help when it appears. This edition of Airing Pain is funded by the JTH Charitable Trust and the Persula Foundation. With between one third and one half of people living with chronic pain in the UK alon
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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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Pain – A poem by Dinah Milsom

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
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Airing Pain at 100 with the Glasgow Pain Education Sessions

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
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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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Airing Pain Programme 86: Sickle Cell Disease

Patient and clinician perspectives on living with Sickle Cell disease and the importance of a multidisciplinary approach                     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 editi
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Transcript – Programme 79: Side effects, placebos and a brief history of nerve pain

Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Making sense of side effects, the power of placebo, and the improving treatment of neuropathic pain. Tens of thousands of soldiers in the First World War survived with limb amputations, but doctors and wider society were unprepared for and often unsymp
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Airing Pain Programme 79: Side effects, placebos and a brief history of nerve pain

Making sense of side effects, the power of placebo, and the improving treatment of neuropathic pain. For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by friends and supporters of Pain Concern. Tens of thousands of soldiers in the First World War
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Transcript – Programme 78: Putting children’s pain in the picture

How children can express their pain in art, plus tips for parents.
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