Transcript – Programme 68: The Brain and the Genes

The science behind pain and its treatment, and why understanding it matters. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. If someone steps on your toe, your toe hurts – simple as that, right? Wrong! Professor Rolf-Detlef Treede explains how the brai
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Transcript – Programme 58: The Pain Toolkit

Learning to live with it: a toolkit for self-management. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. ‘You have to learn to live with it.’ Pete Moore’s GP told him after running out of treatment options for chronic pain. From his own experiences of
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Transcript – Programme 1: Introduction To Pain

What is chronic pain and how can we manage it? We talk to health professionals and patients to find out more. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In this first Airing Pain programme we introduce the subject of pain and its management with contribu
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Transcript – Programme 4: Diet, CBT and Mindfulness

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? Click here. In this programme, Airing Pain looks at a range of lifestyle changes and psychologica
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Transcript – Programme 8: Work and Benefits

Is work good for us? We discuss working with chronic pain and the benefits system To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In the wake of the government’s introduction of the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) which will see all people already on i
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Transcript – Programme 9: Relieving Pain: TENS and acupuncture

How acupuncture and TENS can help relieve pain, plus, a new web service aiming to educate health professionals about pain To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. We take a look at the role of the pain specialist nurse in the community, eavesdropping o
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Transcript – Programme 11: Music and Knitting

Paul Evans learns to knit, and, how music can be used for pain relief To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. Paul Evans gets a knitting lesson when he visits the Stitchlinks group in Bath, where people use craft activities to manage their pain. Betsa
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Transcript – Programme 14: Recent Developments in Nerve Pain and How to Get a Good Night’s Rest

What is a spinal cord stimulator and could it help you to manage your pain? Plus, complex regional pain syndrome, mirror therapy for phantom limbs, and how chronic pain affects and is affected by sleep To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. Paul Evan
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Transcript – Programme 66: Not a Burden

The challenges facing young people in caring roles and ways to support them. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Friends don’t always understand, they don’t get out much and they’re faced with daunting responsibilities, but they wouldn’t ch
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