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Airing Pain 120: Osteoporosis

January 07 , 2020
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How we prevent, manage and diagnose this ‘silent disease’ This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. Osteoporosis is a largely ignored condition that affects over 3 million people in the UK, with women being more at risk; a condition which, because ...

Airing Pain 102: Chronic Pain And Resilience

May 01 , 2018
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Exploring what can be done for high-level athletes in the context of chronic pain, and how one man with a spinal injury found himself “in the zone” through cycling This edition is funded by a grant from the Stafford Trust. Ade and Paul Evans For top-level athletes, chronic pain can ...

Airing Pain 90: Back Pain

May 10 , 2017
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David Rogers, physiotherapist and co-author of Back to Life, explains persistent back pain and some simple exercises that can help This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. Back pain causes more disability than any other condition in the UK[1]. It is the second most common ...

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 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 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 52: Better Care for People in Pain

January 15 , 2014
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How to ensure people in pain get the best treatment: a new guideline for chronic pain in Scotland This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of chronic pain in Scotland, Paul Evans speaks to patients ...

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 ...