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Airing Pain 123: Opioids and Chronic Pain

July 07 , 2020
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Rethinking long-term pain management This edition of Airing Pain has been supported with a grant from Kyowa Kirin donated for this purpose.  The opioid crisis reached its peak in the United States in 2017, where addiction and overprescription have led to 218,000 deaths from prescription overdoses between the years of 1999 and 2017. The ...

Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research

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 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 ...

Transcript – Programme 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body and the Social Component

February 26 , 2020
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Anxiety and expectations, how ‘fear circuitry’affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 109: Fibromyalgia

October 09 , 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. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Fibromyalgia (FM) affects around 2% of the UK population, with 80-90% of ...

Transcript – Programme 77: Realising the Painful Truth

February 29 , 2016
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Putting patients first, and teenage life with pain. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download 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 Painful Truth report into ...

Transcript – Programme 56: Images and Perceptions

February 11 , 2016
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Artist’s impressions of pain in the clinic, and – clubbing or model railways? – why living a good life with pain is in the eye of the beholder. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download If only pain were visible... Deborah Padfield talks to Presenter Paul ...

Transcript – Programme 29: Fibromyalgia

February 11 , 2016
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Living with fibromyalgia, and the medical research offering hope for the future. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 2.7 million people in the UK, yet it is a condition which is poorly understood leaving the people with it often facing ignorance ...

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 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 ...

Transcript – Programme 62: Independent Living

November 11 , 2014
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How to get support in regaining independence and the physical and mental health benefits of social exercise To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download How can people left disabled and housebound by chronic pain be supported to live independently? Producer Paul Evans visits two Edinburgh-based organisations ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 29: Fibromyalgia

March 28 , 2012
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Living with fibromyalgia, and the medical research offering hope for the future This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 2.7 million people in the UK, yet it is a condition which is poorly understood leaving the people with it often facing ignorance ...