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Getting a good night’s sleep

September 09 , 2020
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Many people living with chronic pain report difficulties with sleep. Pain makes getting comfortable in bed harder and can delay falling asleep. It can also reduce sleep continuity, which means increasing the amount of times you wake at night and waking you earlier than usual in the ...

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

April 22 , 2020
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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 pain. If you are interested ...

Pain Concern’s leaflet library has moved

April 06 , 2021
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We now have an online shop, where you can order our printed leaflets, at no charge, directly from us. The current selection is shown below. ...

Airing Pain 112: Measuring Pain, Reading the Brain

April 02 , 2019
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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 This edition is funded by the Plum Foundation. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director of the Centre for Pain Research at Leeds Beckett ...

Transcript – Programme 104: How Sleep and Chronic Pain Interact

July 31 , 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? To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella ...

Airing Pain 104: How Sleep And Chronic Pain Interact

July 31 , 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 of Airing Pain is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella Memorial Trust. Sleep can be a ...

Airing Pain at 100 with the Glasgow Pain Education Sessions

March 14 , 2018
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Airing Pain’s centenary! In this landmark edition Paul Evans explores the origins of Airing Pain with founder Heather Wallace, and visits one of Pain Concern’s informative pain education sessions In 2010, Airing Pain was conceived as a way for those with chronic pain, unable to leave their homes ...

Airing Pain 95: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 2 of 2

October 11 , 2017
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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 This programme was funded by grants from RS Macdonald Charitable Trust and the Hospital Saturday Fund. Complex ...

Airing Pain 70: The Case for Pain Management

May 12 , 2015
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Movement as medicine and putting pain management centre stage This edition has been funded by a grant from The Hospital Saturday Fund. Make sure you stand up and do a few stretches after listening to this episode of Airing Pain. ‘Movement is medicine’ for people in pain, says consultant physiotherapist ...

Airing Pain 29: Fibromyalgia

March 28 , 2012
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Living with fibromyalgia, and the medical research offering hope for the future This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. 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 ...

Airing Pain 10: Young People in Pain

February 01 , 2011
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Patients and health professionals at a residential pain management programme in Bath talk about the pain management needs of younger people and the aims of the programme Paul Evans visits the Centre for Pain Services at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases at Bath to find out ...
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