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Pain Matters 79 — Out Today

November 22 , 2021
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    Our new issue, Pain Matters 79, is released today, Monday 22nd November 2021 What do we mean when we talk about pain? Inside issue 79: The Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy (GAPPA) was started by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in 2018. IASP is the leading ...

Airing Pain 128: Back Pain & Pain from a Global Perspective with the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)

June 01 , 2021
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Looking into one of the most globally prevalent types of pain, back pain, and exploring different cultural attitudes towards pain. This edition of Airing Pain was created in association with the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and has been funded by the Plum Trust.Back pain ...

Airing Pain 63: Interventional Pain Management

February 03 , 2015
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From nerve-blocks to spinal cord stimulators: how interventional approaches can help For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by Pfizer. Physiotherapy, exercise, medications and clinical psychology all play an important role in pain management, but what happens if these treatments don’t give people ...

Airing Pain 47: The Power of the Mind

November 06 , 2013
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Investigating ancient and futuristic techniques to reduce pain using the power of the mind: from mindfulness to neuro-engineering This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. In this edition of Airing Pain Paul Evans explores the possibility of controlling pain through techniques that focus on ...

Airing Pain 41: Inside a Multidisciplinary Pain Team

April 10 , 2013
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A look at how experts from different backgrounds work together in multidisciplinary pain teams This edition was funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Awards For All programme in Northern Ireland. Presenter Paul Evans travels to Northern Ireland to meet a multidisciplinary pain team at Craigavon Area Hopsital, including doctors, ...

Airing Pain 13: Culture, Epidemiology and Back Pain

March 15 , 2011
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How culture can affect our experience of pain, a survey of pain in Scotland, pain management programmes and a Q&A session on back pain How do culture and religion affect the way we experience and manage our pain? Dr Shilpa Patel, Dr Sue Peacock and Sir Michael Bond ...

Airing Pain 9: Relieving Pain: TENS and acupuncture

January 18 , 2011
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 How acupuncture and TENS can help relieve pain, plus, a new web service aiming to educate health professionals about pain We take a look at the role of the pain specialist nurse in the community, eavesdropping on two consultations given by Kathryn Nur at her nurse-led clinic at ...

Airing Pain 7: Exercise and Improving Mobility

December 21 , 2010
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Getting back into exercise and improving mobility. Plus, funding for pain services, and how can we best describe pain to a health professional? Airing Pain visits the Frenchay Hospital Pain Clinic in Bristol where we hear from staff and patients. Paul Evans sits in on a consultation with physiotherapist ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 4: Diet, CBT and Mindfulness

November 09 , 2010
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How diet can help manage pain, the benefits of mindfulness, CBT and exercise, and a Q&A with pain specialist Mark Turtle In this programme Airing Pain looks at a range of lifestyle changes and psychological approaches we can use to help with managing pain. Dr Rae Bell tells us how ...

Airing Pain 1: Introduction to Pain

September 28 , 2010
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What is chronic pain and how can we manage it? We talk to health professionals and patients to find out more In the first Airing Pain programme we introduce the subject of pain and its management, featuring contributors with a variety of expertise and experience. Professors Blair Smith and Richard ...
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