Airing Pain 110: Living with Cancer Pain

Living with a diagnosis, what palliative care entails, and non-pharmacological treatments. This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. According to Cancer Research UK, 50% of all people in England and Wales diagnosed with cancer survive their disease for ten years or more. This
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Transcript – Programme 9: Relieving pain: TENS and acupuncture

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Date of release: 18th January 2011 How acupuncture and TENS can help relieve pain, plus, a new web service aiming to educate health professionals about pain. We take a look at the role of the pain specialist nurse in the community, eaves
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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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Transcript – Programme 41: Inside a multidisciplinary pain team

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. A look at how experts from different backgrounds work together in multidisciplinary pain teams. Presenter Paul Evans travels to Northern Ireland to meet a multidisciplinary pain team at Craigavon Area Hospital, including doctors, psychol
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Sex and chronic pain

Loss of interest in sex is a common issue for people with chronic pain. Robert Rothrock gives sensitive and practical advice on how to communicate effectively with your partner, find the right time and regain your confidence
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