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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 ...

Transcript – Programme 18: Growing Older with Pain

February 08 , 2016
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How to improve pain management for older people, and living with lower back pain To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pain has often been seen as an inevitable part of getting older. Airing Pain listened in to a panel of experts at a ‘Growing Old ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 4: Diet, CBT and Mindfulness

April 30 , 2015
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How diet can help manage pain, the benefits of mindfulness, CBT and exercise, and a Q&A with pain specialist Mark Turtle. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In this programme, Airing Pain looks at a range of lifestyle changes and psychological approaches we can use to ...

Airing Pain 63: Interventional Pain Management

February 03 , 2015
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From nerve-blocks to spinal cord stimulators: how interventional approaches can help For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by Pfizer. Physiotherapy, exercise, medications and clinical psychology all play an important role in pain management, but what happens if these treatments don’t give people ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 18: Growing Older with Pain

May 24 , 2011
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How to improve pain management for older people, and living with lower back pain Pain has often been seen as an inevitable part of getting older. Airing Pain listened in to a panel of experts at a ‘Growing Old with Pain: Innovation, Creativity and Development’ conference in Edinburgh to hear ...

Airing Pain 4: Diet, CBT and Mindfulness

November 09 , 2010
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How diet can help manage pain, the benefits of mindfulness, CBT and exercise, and a Q&A with pain specialist Mark Turtle In this programme Airing Pain looks at a range of lifestyle changes and psychological approaches we can use to help with managing pain. Dr Rae Bell tells us how ...