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Airing Pain 121: Living with Persistent Pain in Wales

March 03 , 2020
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Discussing the future of chronic pain services across Wales This edition of Airing Pain has been partially funded by an educational grant from Grünenthal Limited, donated for this purpose In April 2019, the Minister for Health and Social Services in Wales launched the guidance document Living with Persistent Pain ...

New Airing Pain – Available 3 March 2020

February 12 , 2020
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AIRING PAIN 121: LIVING WITH PERSISTENT PAIN IN WALES Listen to the trailer below   AVAILABLE TO LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD FROM TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2020 (VIA THE PAIN CONCERN WEBSITE, APPLE PODCASTS, SPOTIFY OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS)   Programme details: In April 2019, the Minister for Health and Social Services in Wales ...

Treatment with opioids not superior to treatment with non-opioid medications – Study

March 07 , 2018
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A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that treatment with opioids was not superior to treatment with non-opioid medications in patients with chronic back pain, hip or knee osteoarthritis pain. You can find the full study here: http://ow.ly/veOf30iO8ms ...

Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 12 , 2018
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Exploring the challenges and successes that patients, parents and healthcare professionals encounter when pain in adolescents This edition was funded by a grant by the Agnes Hunter Trust. Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these ...

Transcript – Programme 91: Not an Old Man’s Disease

July 24 , 2017
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We talk to campaigners, MPs, patients and specialists about the most common form of inflammatory arthritis: gout  To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and affects 1 in 40 people in the UK. So why do we ...

Airing Pain 91: Not an Old Man’s Disease

June 07 , 2017
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We talk to campaigners, MPs, patients and specialists about the most common form of inflammatory arthritis: gout This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and affects 1 in 40 people in the UK. So why do ...

Transcript – Programme 83: Arthritis: from self-help to cutting edge research

January 06 , 2017
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Getting moving with tai chi, staying in work and why arthritis pain is not all about the joints. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Over ten million people in the UK live with arthritis and it is the most common cause of pain. Professor David ...

Airing Pain 83: Arthritis: From self-help to cutting edge research

June 30 , 2016
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Getting moving with tai chi, staying in work and why arthritis pain is not all about the joints This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. Over ten million people in the UK live with arthritis and it is the most common cause of pain. Professor David Walsh ...

Transcript – Programme 27: Arthritis: Challenging perceptions

February 11 , 2016
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Setting the record straight on arthritis, and practical tips on living with the condition. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In this programme we tackle the issue, raised by Judy on our forum, of how people with arthritis – which often has no obvious physical ...

Transcript – Programme 6: Pacing and Arthritis

February 08 , 2016
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How pacing can help people with pain regain control, plus arthritis myth-busting, the future of pain management in the UK and a Q&A session on pain relief. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ ...

Transcript – Programme 55: More Power to You

August 24 , 2015
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Prescriptions for yoga and harnessing the power of social interaction. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In episode 55 we hear about two very different ways of giving people in pain the knowledge and power to help themselves. Will we soon be able to get a ...

Airing Pain 68: The Brain and the Genes

April 14 , 2015
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The science behind pain and its treatment, and why understanding it matters This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. If someone steps on your toe, your toe hurts – simple as that, right? Wrong! Professor Rolf-Detlef Treede explains how the brain and nervous system ...

Airing Pain 55: More Power to You

April 24 , 2014
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Prescriptions for yoga and harnessing the power of social interaction This edition has been supported by a grant from the Scottish Government. In Airing Pain episode 55 we hear about two very different ways of giving people in pain the knowledge and power to help themselves. Will we soon be able ...

James Lind Alliance’s Osteoarthritis Survey

August 01 , 2013
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The James Lind Alliance's Priority Setting Partnership have published a new 10-minute survey to investigate the gathering uncertainties about hip and knee replacements for osteoarthritis. If you have or know someone who has osteoarthritis of the hip or the knee, or you are a healthcare professional, take the ...

Airing Pain 27: Arthritis: Challenging perceptions

February 21 , 2012
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Setting the record straight on arthritis, and practical tips on living with the condition. This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. In this programme we tackle the issue, raised by Judy on our forum, of how people with arthritis – which often has no obvious physical ...

Airing Pain 6: Pacing and Arthritis

December 07 , 2010
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How pacing can help people with pain regain control, plus arthritis myth-busting, the future of pain management in the UK and a Q&A session on pain relief Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ lives, says David Laird, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain ...