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Mindfulness and Chronic Pain

February 17 , 2020
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In issue 73 of Pain Matters, we published an article about the Matrix programme, developed by the Pain Management Centre at University College London Hospitals to help introduce mindfulness into their neuropathic pain treatment. You can read all about the programme here: thriveglobal.com/stories/how-a-mindfulness-based-approach-is-helping-people-manage-chronic-pain/ Or, to read the original article in our Pain ...

Foot pain – how to manage and prevent it

July 08 , 2019
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Prefer a PDF?Download Please note: This leaflet is the process of being updated. The revised version will be uploaded in due course. Most of us will have painful feet from time to time, but it’s usually possible to take care of minor foot problems by making simple changes. Podiatrist ...

Chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

July 11 , 2019
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Prefer a PDF?Download Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women, and surgery – either to the breast and/or the underarm area – is the main treatment. There are two main types of breast operation: a mastectomy (removal of the whole breast) or a lumpectomy (removal of ...

Parenting a child or young person with chronic pain

August 12 , 2022
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Prefer a PDF?Download This leaflet is for parents of children and young people with chronic pain. We’ll look at some of thechallenges and how you can face them with top tips from parents, healthcare professionals andyoung people. What is chronic pain?Chronic pain is pain that has lasted for more ...

Sex and chronic pain

July 06 , 2019
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Prefer a PDF?Download Persistent pain can impact on mood and on many areas of life such as work, exercise and socialising. This leaflet is designed to give advice to people who have found it more difficult or have had to give up sexual activity because of pain It is ...

Chronic pain after surgery

July 10 , 2019
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Prefer a PDF?Download What is chronic post-surgical pain? How common is it? How is it treated? Professor Julie Bruce & Professor Stephan Schug explain What is chronic post-surgical pain? Let’s start with some definitions – acute postoperative pain is the pain experienced immediately after an operation, usually lasting for days ...

Airing Pain 114: You, Your Drugs, and the Law: Gabapentinoids and medicinal cannabis

June 11 , 2019
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How does the law affect people who use drugs to manage their pain? This edition is funded by Foundation Scotland On 1 April 2019 Pregabalin and Gabapentin, drugs recommended for the management of neuropathic pain, were re-classified as class C controlled substances. Medicinal Cannabis: Is it safe? Does it work ...

Airing Pain 112: Measuring Pain, Reading the Brain

April 02 , 2019
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How pain’s subjectivity makes it difficult to measure, rewiring the brain, and new research that allows patients to visualise their pain This edition is funded by the Plum Foundation. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director of the Centre for Pain Research at Leeds Beckett ...

Airing Pain 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body And The Social Component

March 06 , 2019
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Anxiety and expectations, how ‘fear circuitry’ affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing This edition is supported by friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those with complex injury histories. Rose speaks to Paul about her ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 110: Living with Cancer Pain

February 05 , 2019
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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 edition of Airing Pain ...

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 ...
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