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Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

Shingles Vaccination Leaflet

January 17 , 2023
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Pain Concern have created a selection of key resources about shingles, which you can find all in one place on our Shingles, Post-herpetic Neuralgia and Chronic Pain Resources page. Prefer a PDF?Download Shingles, or herpes zoster, is caused by the varicella zoster virus which causes chickenpox. After you ...

Earn Continuing Professional Development credits through Airing Pain

October 20 , 2022
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Find out about how you can earn Continuing Professional Development credits by listening to, and reflecting on, Pain Concern's Airing Pain podcast.

Shingles, Post-herpetic Neuralgia and Chronic Pain Resources

September 30 , 2022
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Funded by The RS MacDonald Charitable Trust and the Stafford Trust. Pain Concern have produced a selection of key resources about shingles, post-herpetic neuralgia and pain associated with shingles. Just over a year ago in August 2021, we released an Airing Pain podcast programme - #129 'Shingles & ...

Airing Pain 129: Shingles & PHN (Post Herpetic Neuralgia)

August 03 , 2021
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Determining what Shingles really is and why vaccine uptake is so low? This edition of Airing Pain has been funded by a grant from The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust and The Stafford Trust What exactly is Shingles? We often hear it thrown into conversation alongside a virus many of us have already ...

Neuropathic Pain leaflet

November 25 , 2019
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We are delighted to announce that our popular booklet on neuropathic pain has been revised and reprinted, thanks to an award from Foundation Scotland. The booklet, originally written by Dr John Lee, has been revised and updated by Dr Alan Fayaz, Consultant in Chronic Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia and ...

Airing Pain 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted pain management programmes

July 02 , 2019
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Exploring neuropathic pain and the various ways it can be managed Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the ideas behind Pain Management Programmes, and highlights the importance of the patient in ...

Airing Pain 116: Neuropathic Pain 2 of 2: Latest research

August 06 , 2019
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Half a century worth of research exists on neuropathic pain but what are the latest developments?  This edition of Airing Pain is facilitated by the neuropathic pain special interest group (NeuPSIG) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). With the previous edition of Airing Pain focusing ...

Airing Pain 46: Post-Herpetic Neuralgia and Migraine

October 28 , 2013
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Busting some myths about shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia, and the dos and don’ts of managing migraines This programme was funded by the Scottish Government. Migraine is not ‘just a headache’ – it’s a disabling condition that can cause major disruption to work and personal life. So says David Watson, ...

Airing Pain 2: Nerve Pain and How to Manage it

October 12 , 2010
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How problems with the nervous system can give rise to chronic pain, a personal success story of pain management and a Q&A with pain specialist Dr Mark Turtle Elizabeth Carrigan of the Australian Pain Management Association talks about how pain management techniques helped her come to terms with ...
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