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Transcript – Programme 126: Domestic Violence and Chronic Pain

March 03 , 2021
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To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition of Airing Pain has been funded by Foundation Scotland: Women’s Fund for Scotland.The Coronavirus pandemic has been long and isolating for everyone, but particularly for those who experience abuse. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have seen an ...

Transcript – Programme 123: Opioids and Chronic Pain

March 01 , 2021
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Rethinking long-term pain management To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here orDownload 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 ...

Transcript – Programme 120: Osteoporosis

April 24 , 2020
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How we prevent, manage and diagnose this ‘silent disease’ To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. Osteoporosis is a largely ignored condition that affects over 3 million people ...

Transcript – Programme 112: Measuring Pain, Reading the Brain

March 26 , 2020
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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 To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition is funded by the Plum Foundation. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director ...

Transcript – Programme 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients and Parents

March 19 , 2020
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What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. According to the ...

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 ...

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 108: Gender Differences

September 04 , 2019
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How men and women experience pain, arming yourself with the right information, and not being embarrassed about your condition This edition’s been part funded by the Women’s Fund of Scotland. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Do women and men experience pain differently, ...

Transcript – Programme 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted pain management programmes

August 14 , 2019
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Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the ideas behind Pain Management Programmes, and highlights the importance of the patient in ...

Transcript – Programme 105: Singing, Laughter, Speech and Pleasure

August 01 , 2019
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Singing, laughing and the feel good factor. Pain Management, the fun way. This edition has been funded by the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. The British Pain Society’s (BPS) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) allows the multidisciplinary nature of the society ...

Transcript – Programme 103: Pain and Relationships

July 26 , 2019
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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. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. With between one third and one half of people living with ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 101: Persistent Post-Operative Cancer Pain

March 11 , 2019
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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?Download This edition is funded by The Agnes Hunter Trust. An ever-increasing cancer survivor rate means chronic pain associated with the condition and its treatment is growing. ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 98: IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education and Bristol Pain Management Programme

February 25 , 2019
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What is the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education, and how does pain management research benefit the patient? This edition is funded by Pain Concern’s donors and friends, assisted by an educational grant from Grünenthal. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download The International Association ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 100: Airing Pain at 100 with the Glasgow Pain Education Session

February 25 , 2019
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In this 100th edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans speaks to Heather Wallace, creator and driving force behind the Airing Pain radio programmes, who discusses the inspiration that led to the programme and its continued importance for Pain Concern and the chronic pain community. To listen to this ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 18 , 2019
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Exploring the challenges and successes that patients, parents and healthcare professionals encounter when pain in adolescents To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition was funded by a grant by the Agnes Hunter Trust Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

January 09 , 2019
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How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key. To listen to this programme, click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme is supported by an educational grant from the Tillyloss Trust. Along with food, shelter and clothing, sexual expression is one of the basic ...

Transcript – Programme 104: How Sleep and Chronic Pain Interact

September 25 , 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 is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella Memorial Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer ...

Transcript – Programme 102: Chronic Pain and Resilience

July 31 , 2018
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What can be done for athletes at the highest level in the context of chronic pain, and how one man with a spinal injury found himself “in the zone” through cycling.  To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition is funded by a grant ...

Transcript – Programme 94: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 1 of 2

June 12 , 2018
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Experts and patients discuss the causes and potential management of CRPS, and, if it can help us better understand how our bodies react to stimuli. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by grants from the RS MacDonald Charitable Trust and The ...

Transcript – Programme 96: The British Pain Society at 50

May 02 , 2018
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In honour of the British Pain Society reaching a 50-year milestone, current BPS president Dr Andrew Baranowski, founding member Professor Sir Michael Bond, and Pain Concern’s chair Heather Wallace were invited to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to the understanding of pain. To listen to this ...

Transcript – Programme 95: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 2 of 2

April 16 , 2018
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In the second part in Airing Pain’s series on complex regional pain syndrome, Paul speaks to specialists and patients at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease CRPS rehabilitation programme in Bath. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by grants ...

Transcript – Programme 89: Dementia

January 22 , 2018
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The challenges of pain management in people with dementia, different medications and why an iPod could be latest tool in our first aid kit. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by grant from W G Edwards and the Cruden Charitable Foundation. According ...

Transcript – Programme 92: Diabetic Neuropathy

November 20 , 2017
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With 80% of amputations preventable with the proper care, we discuss diabetic neuropathy & why we should treat our feet To listen to to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. There are around 4.5 million people living with ...

Transcript – Programme 93: Easy Being Green

September 25 , 2017
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Airing Pain al fresco: the benefits of gardening for our physical and mental health, and why, when it comes to green space, size isn’t everything… To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. Getting some ...

Transcript – Programme 86: Sickle Cell Disease

September 06 , 2017
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Patient and clinician perspectives on living with Sickle cell disease and the importance of a multidisciplinary approach. To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition has been funded by donations from Pain Concern’s friends and supporters. An estimated 15,000 people in the UK are living with ...

Transcript – Programme 90: Back Pain

August 15 , 2017
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David Rogers, physiotherapist and co-author of 'Back to Life', explains the biopsychosocial model and simple, effective ways to manage persistent back pain. To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. Back pain causes more disability than any ...

Transcript – Programme 91: Not an Old Man’s Disease

July 24 , 2017
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We talk to campaigners, MPs, patients and specialists about the most common form of inflammatory arthritis: gout  To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and affects 1 in 40 people in the UK. So why do we ...

Transcript – Programme 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

April 24 , 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. To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Interstitial cystitis, a.k.a painful bladder syndrome, is a poorly understood bladder condition that causes long-term pelvic ...

Transcript – Programme 87: Vulvodynia

February 27 , 2017
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To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download From diagnosis difficulties to defining gender: the effects of vulvodynia on women today. Vulvodynia is a nerve-based pain, often described as a burning or stinging sensation, which affects the vulva. 1 in 7 seven women are estimated to experience ...

Transcript – Programme 85: Pain in Europe

October 04 , 2016
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Why pain is a matter of life and death, the struggle for diagnosis and challenging misperceptions of palliative care. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Around 20 per cent of Europe’s adult population live with chronic pain and the consequences for individuals and society are ...

Transcript – Programme 84: Cancer pain

August 29 , 2016
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How cancer survivors can manage long term pain and creating a home from home at the hospital. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download More people than ever before survive cancer, but the disease and treatment can have long-lasting effects on health, including chronic pain. In ...

Transcript – Programme 79: Side Effects, Placebos and a Brief History of Nerve Pain

August 29 , 2016
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Making sense of side effects, the power of placebo, and the improving treatment of neuropathic pain. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Tens of thousands of soldiers in the First World War survived with limb amputations, but doctors and wider society were unprepared for and ...

Transcript – Programme 80: Suffering is Optional

July 20 , 2016
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Improving treatment for veterans in pain and facing the challenges of civilian life. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download ‘Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.’ A motto tattooed onto the arm of a wounded veteran which, although easier said than done, is good advice ...

Transcript – Programme 81: Life After Limb Loss

July 20 , 2016
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Supporting amputee veterans to rebuild their lives, and psychological techniques beyond words. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Hundreds of veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan sustained injuries leading to the loss of one or more limbs. In the second of this Airing ...

Transcript – Programme 82: Pain, PTSD and Perfume

July 20 , 2016
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The emotional and physical impacts of injury and how to cope with them. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In the third instalment of our Airing Pain miniseries on military veterans living with pain we focus on the relationship between pain and psychological wellbeing. Anxiety, ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 28: Self-Management: Pacing and communication

February 11 , 2016
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Learning to manage pain with Arthritis Care’s self-management programme. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In the previous edition of Airing Pain we featured the work of the charity, Arthritis Care, and, following up from that programme, Paul Evans looks into their self-management programme, the ...

Transcript – Programme 27: Arthritis: Challenging perceptions

February 11 , 2016
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Setting the record straight on arthritis, and practical tips on living with the condition. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In this programme we tackle the issue, raised by Judy on our forum, of how people with arthritis – which often has no obvious physical ...

Transcript – Programme 26: Transforming Pain Services: Joining up pain management and involving the patient

February 11 , 2016
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The health professionals working to improve pain management, and the importance of getting patients more involved. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download The relationship between doctor and patient is crucial in managing pain. In this programme we look at how the British Pain Society’s newly ...

Transcript – Programme 25: A Heads-Up on Migraines

February 11 , 2016
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How to manage migraines: patients and experts share their thoughts. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Nine out of ten people report a lifetime history of head pain and 2012 has been designated the Global Year Against Headache by the International Association for the Study ...

Transcript – Programme 24: Exercise and Managing Pain

February 11 , 2016
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How swimming can help manage pain, and a Q&A session with physiotherapist Paul Cameron. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Paul Evans takes the plunge with Daphne Wood of Pain and Able to find out more about how swimming combined with the Alexander technique can ...

Transcript – Programme 22: Pain Support Groups and Facial Expressions

February 11 , 2016
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What facial expressions in mice can tell us about pain, managing pain in dementia patients, and finding hope in a pain support group To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download People with mental illness and chronic pain often find it difficult to access the treatment they ...

Transcript – Programme 21: Opioids and Managing Pain in Remote Areas

February 11 , 2016
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How people in remote areas manage pain, and when and how to take opioids To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download In this programme we hear about the challenges facing people with chronic pain in isolated parts of the country and how a pain management programme ...

Transcript – Programme 20: The Social Costs of Pain

February 11 , 2016
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The societal and economic impact of pain and driving pain up the agenda To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pain has a huge impact not just on individuals but also on society, healthcare systems and the economy. Airing Pain takes a look at how the ...

Transcript – Programme 19: Family Therapy

February 08 , 2016
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How pain affects family members and how family therapy can help To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pain can sometimes seem like an ‘uninvited guest’ or ‘intruder’ into family life. In this programme we look at the strain pain places on all personal relationships and ...

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 17: Primary Care and Pain in the Brain

February 08 , 2016
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The healthcare professionals transforming pain management, and we take a closer look at how pain is produced by the brain. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Airing Pain was at the launch of the British Pain Society’s Primary and Community Care Special Interest Group where ...

Transcript – Programme 12: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Pelvic Pain and Cannabis

February 08 , 2016
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Using cannabis as a painkiller, pelvic pain in men and women, and living with trigeminal neuralgia To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Paul Evans looks at the often uncomfortable subject of pelvic pain and how both women and men can get help. Dr William Notcutt, ...

Transcript – Programme 6: Pacing and Arthritis

February 08 , 2016
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How pacing can help people with pain regain control, plus arthritis myth-busting, the future of pain management in the UK and a Q&A session on pain relief. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ ...
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