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Pain Matters

Pain Matters, the magazine for people living with chronic pain, contains news, features and comment on pain management, research into treatments and personal experiences of living with pain.

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Pain Matters 77

Inside issue 77: When you have pain in your face, who do you go to see about it? The dentist might be your first port of call, but what happens if the problem is not dental? The Facial Pain Team, based at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London, ...

Back Catalogue

Missed an issue of Pain Matters? Fear not. Our back catalogue of digital magazines is available via our Pocketmags page.

We also have physical copies of some of our previous issues still available. What’s more, if they are over a year old you can get them for 50% off
the cover price too!

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Pain Matters 76

Inside issue 76: What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special. A public health campaign delivered by Connect Health, Flippin’ Pain aims to improve ...

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Pain Matters 75

Inside issue 75: The twenty-fifth anniversary issue of Pain Matters sees us return to the hospital where it all started, as NHS Lothian take the helm. This issue’s theme is compassion-focused therapy, with the team showing the different ways they use compassion as part of a holistic pain management approach. Guest-edited by the NHS ...

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Pain Matters 74

Inside issue 74: Our first Pain Matters of the new decade is a jam-packed issue, looking at all aspects of the multidisciplinary team, from the Pain Management Jigsaw to  how laughter can be a tool in the pain management toolbox. Also, Vidyamala Burch returns, giving her three reasons why ...

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Pain Matters 73

Inside issue 73: This edition of the magazine takes an in-depth look at all aspects of neuropathic pain, from what it is to how best to manage and treat it, taking in points of view from those living with it to the healthcare professionals trying to help them. Also, writer Robert ...

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Pain Matters 72

Inside issue 72: How external support groups are a vital cog in the pain management machine; art therapist Julliet King has tips on using photography to manage pain; and physiotherapist Jill Geyer tries to breakdown the taboos surrounding period pain. Guest-edited by the Southampton Pain Team and Portsmouth ...

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Pain Matters 71

Inside issue 71: Our first guest-edited issue, the team at the SNRPMP tell Pain Matters all about their work and how residential programmes differ in their approach to pain management; also Paul Evans, producer of Airing Pain, discusses how Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool helps doctors and patients ‘sing off the ...

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Pain Matters 70

Inside issue 70: Top ten tips for back ache - Chartered physiotherapist David Rogers shares his top tips for managing back pain; Sleeping with pain - Pain psychologist Sue Peacock discusses strategies for getting a restful nights’ sleep; Being mindful - Pain management with a KISS.   ...

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Pain Matters 69

Inside issue 69: Chronic pain and litigation - Barrister Julian Benson explains the complexities of a claim; Acupuncture - Acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care; Creativity corner - The complex relationship between pain and the self; Being mindful - The journey of a thousand ...

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Pain Matters 68

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Pain Matters 67

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