Airing Pain 124: Diabetic Neuropathy

Managing neuropathic pain related to diabetes, and how to adapt diet to treat the disease This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The Champ Trust and Foundation Scotland According to the most recent Scottish Diabetes Survey in 2018, there are an estimated 304,00
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Airing Pain 123: Opioids and Chronic Pain

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 prescripti
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Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research

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
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Pain Management in Lockdown

Pain specialists from around the world have reviewed ways in which people with chronic pain can continue to be helped using modern technology despite pain treatment centre across the world having closed their doors. Publishing their results in the medical journal Pain, they point out
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Transcript – Programme 120: Osteoporosis

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 affe
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Call for Volunteers for a Study to Help Explain Distress and Disability in Chronic Pain

ARE YOU AN ADULT WITH CHRONIC PAIN? Our friends at the University of Warwick Psychology Department’s Sleep & Pain Lab are looking for volunteers to complete a short online questionnaire for their WITHIN study, which aims to help explain distress and disability in chronic pai
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Transcript – Programme 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients and Parents

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 Sa
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BOOK REVIEW – Endometriosis Awareness Month

Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin   Dead Ink Books, 320pp, £11.99 ISBN: 978-1911585541 Published May 2019   Review by Sarah Edwards   This novel is written from the perspective of Laura, a young woman with endometriosis. It tracks her life backwards fr
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Airing Pain 121: Living with Persistent Pain in Wales

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

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, A
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