Airing Pain 123: Opioids and Chronic Pain

Rethinking long-term pain management This edition of Airing Pain has been supported with a grant from Kyowa Kirin donated for this purpose.  The opioid crisis reached its peak in the United States in 2017, where addiction and overprescription have led to 218,000 deaths from prescripti
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Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research

Visiting the forefront of research into pain conditions This edition of Airing Pain has been supported with a grant from The Mirianog Trust donated for this purpose. It was recorded at the end of April 2020, the second month of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown. All interviews were recorded
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Pain Management in Lockdown

Pain specialists from around the world have reviewed ways in which people with chronic pain can continue to be helped using modern technology despite pain treatment centre across the world having closed their doors. Publishing their results in the medical journal Pain, they point out
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Call for Volunteers for a Study to Help Explain Distress and Disability in Chronic Pain

ARE YOU AN ADULT WITH CHRONIC PAIN? Our friends at the University of Warwick Psychology Department’s Sleep & Pain Lab are looking for volunteers to complete a short online questionnaire for their WITHIN study, which aims to help explain distress and disability in chronic pai
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Airing Pain 117: Patients as Research Partners

Involving patients in researching their own condition – it seems logical, so why is it not more common?  This edition was facilitated by the British Pain Society and recorded at their Annual Scientific Meeting 2019. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the potential
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Transcript – Programme 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments. This edition is funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In 2015 Pain Concern released its r
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Airing Pain 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. In 2015 Pain Concern released its r
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Call to participate in research study focusing on effects of long term pain

Are you living with chronic pain? Swansea University are conducting a research study to assess people’s understanding and experiences of long term medication for chronic pain. If you live in Swansea, Bridgend, or Neath Port Talbot and would like to get involved, please click the link
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Airing Pain 96: The British Pain Society at 50

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 F
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Transcript – Programme 22: Pain Support Groups and Facial Expressions

What facial expressions in mice can tell us about pain, managing pain in dementia patients, and finding hope in a pain support group.
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