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Airing Pain 130: Pain Management Programmes & the Health Unlocked Forum

November 02 , 2021
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Scotland's Pain Management Programmes (PMPs) and what support is available after graduating. What do you know about Pain Management Programmes (PMPs)? Do you know how they function? About the positive outcomes they have? Do you know if there are any PMPs near you?   In this episode of Airing Pain we learn ...

Airing Pain 37: What is Pain?

July 27 , 2012
What pain is, and why understanding your pain is important In this programme Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, explains the relationship between chronic pain and the brain, incorporating personal stories which illuminate this relationship. The importance ...

Airing Pain 26: Transforming Pain Services: Joining up pain management and involving the patient

February 14 , 2012
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The health professionals working to improve pain management, and the importance of getting patients more involved. This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. The relationship between doctor and patient is crucial in managing pain. In this programme we look at how the British Pain Society’s newly ...

Airing Pain 19: Family Therapy

November 03 , 2011
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How pain affects family members and how family therapy can help This programme was funded by a grant from the Big Lottery Fund, Awards for All (Scotland). Pain can sometimes seem like an ‘uninvited guest’ or ‘intruder’ into family life. In this programme we look at the strain pain ...

Airing Pain 15: Effective Communication: Patients and professionals

April 11 , 2011
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Better communication for doctors and patients and how to make the most of medical appointments Communication is fundamental to the relationship between patient and healthcare professional. In this programme Airing Pain looks at this issue from both the patient and doctor’s point of view. Psychologist David Craig of Glasgow comments ...