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Airing Pain 121: Living with Persistent Pain in Wales

March 03 , 2020
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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 document Living with Persistent Pain ...

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 ...

IASP Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable

September 11 , 2019
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The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) has made 2019 their ‘Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable’. The groups included in IASP’s Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable are: older persons (including pain in dementia), infants and young children, individuals with ...

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

February 18 , 2019
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Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the transition ...

Airing Pain 109: Fibromyalgia

January 07 , 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. Fibromyalgia (FM) affects around 2% of the UK population, with 80-90% of those being women, and being a widely misunderstood condition its exact ...

Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 12 , 2018
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Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the transition ...

Airing Pain 91: Not an Old Man’s Disease

June 07 , 2017
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We talk to campaigners, MPs, patients and specialists about the most common form of inflammatory arthritis: gout For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and affects 1 ...

Airing Pain 83: Arthritis: From self-help to cutting edge research

June 30 , 2016
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Getting moving with tai chi, staying in work and why arthritis pain is not all about the joints For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. Over ten million people in the UK live with arthritis and it is ...

Airing Pain 68: The Brain and the Genes

April 14 , 2015
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The science behind pain and its treatment, and why understanding it matters This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. If someone steps on your toe, your toe hurts – simple as that, right? Wrong! Professor Rolf-Detlef Treede explains how the brain and nervous system ...

Airing Pain 55: More Power to You

April 24 , 2014
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Prescriptions for yoga and harnessing the power of social interaction This edition has been supported by a grant from the Scottish Government. In Airing Pain episode 55 we hear about two very different ways of giving people in pain the knowledge and power to help themselves. Will we soon be able ...

Airing Pain 27: Arthritis: Challenging perceptions

February 21 , 2012
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Setting the record straight on arthritis, and practical tips on living with the condition. This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. In this programme we tackle the issue, raised by Judy on our forum, of how people with arthritis – which often has no obvious physical ...

Airing Pain 6: Pacing and Arthritis

December 07 , 2010
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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 Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ lives, says David Laird, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain ...