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Fibromyalgia

Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research & Fibromyalgia

May 05 , 2020
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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 prior ...

Airing Pain 109: Fibromyalgia

January 07 , 2019
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Fibromyalgia management’s revised recommendations, walking as self-management, and one person’s journey with living with FM This edition has been supported by the Women’s Fund of Scotland. Fibromyalgia (FM) affects around 2% of the UK population, with 80-90% of those being women, and being a widely misunderstood condition its exact ...

Transcript – Programme 109: Fibromyalgia

January 07 , 2019
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Fibromyalgia management’s revised recommendations, walking as self-management, and one person’s journey with living with FM To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition has been supported by the Women’s Fund for Scotland. In 2016, EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) published its Revised Recommendations for the Management of ...

Airing Pain 104: How Sleep And Chronic Pain Interact

July 31 , 2018
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More pain, less sleep; less sleep, more pain – The relationship is a complex one, but what are the mechanisms behind the link between sleep and pain? This edition of Airing Pain is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella Memorial Trust. Sleep can be a ...

Airing Pain 103: Pain and Relationships

June 11 , 2018
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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 alone, the number of ...

Airing Pain 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

March 20 , 2017
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We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain This edition has been funded by a grant from the Women’s Fund For Scotland. Interstitial cystitis, a.k.a painful bladder syndrome, is a poorly understood bladder condition that ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 77: Realising the Painful Truth

December 22 , 2015
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Putting patients first, and teenage life with pain This edition is funded by a grant from the Pain Alliance of Northern Ireland. How can healthcare systems adapt to meet the needs of people in pain? Airing Pain returns to Northern Ireland to find out how the findings of the ...

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 66: Not a Burden

March 18 , 2015
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The challenges facing young people in caring roles and ways to support them This edition is funded by a grant from the Dorothy Howard Charitable Trust. Friends don’t always understand, they don’t get out much and they’re faced with daunting responsibilities, but they wouldn’t change a thing about their ...

Airing Pain 65: Hypnosis and Unexplained Pain

March 04 , 2015
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Bringing mind and body together to reduce pain with self-hypnosis This edition is funded by a grant from the Dorothy Howard Charitable Trust. In this edition of Airing Pain we hear how healthcare professionals can use hypnotic techniques to help people in pain. This is not the hypnosis of ...

Airing Pain 62: Independent Living

July 29 , 2014
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How to get support in regaining independence and the physical and mental health benefits of social exercise This edition has been funded by a grant from the Moffat Charitable Trust. How can people left disabled and housebound by chronic pain be supported to live independently? Producer Paul Evans visits ...
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