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Transcript – Programme 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients and Parents

March 19 , 2020
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What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. According to the ...

Transcript – Programme 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body and the Social Component

February 26 , 2020
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Anxiety and expectations, how ‘fear circuitry’affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those ...

Airing Pain 119: Experts by Experience: Working together in pain management programmes

November 05 , 2019
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Patient volunteers and healthcare professionals on working together in pain management programmes This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from the Plum Trust. In September, the British Pain Society’s special interest group on pain management programmes held their annual conference. A workshop entitled ‘Experts by ...

Airing Pain 113: Translating Chronic Pain

May 08 , 2019
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Using creative writing to better represent the chronic pain experience. This edition is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Chronic pain often exists ways that cannot be seen. Due to the intangible and ambiguous nature of many chronic pain conditions that lack clear-cut causes and treatment, patients ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 101: Persistent Post-Operative Cancer Pain

March 11 , 2019
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Anxiety and expectations, how “fear circuitry” affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing. This edition is funded by The Agnes Hunter Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. An ever-increasing cancer survivor rate means chronic pain associated with the condition and its treatment ...

Airing Pain 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body And The Social Component

March 06 , 2019
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Anxiety and expectations, how ‘fear circuitry’ affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing This edition is supported by friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those with complex injury histories. Rose speaks to Paul about her ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 98: IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education and Bristol Pain Management Programme

February 25 , 2019
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What is the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education, and how does pain management research benefit the patient? This edition is funded by Pain Concern’s donors and friends, assisted by an educational grant from Grünenthal. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. The ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 100: Airing Pain at 100 with the Glasgow Pain Education Session

February 25 , 2019
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In this 100th edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans speaks to Heather Wallace, creator and driving force behind the Airing Pain radio programmes, who discusses the inspiration that led to the programme and its continued importance for Pain Concern and the chronic pain community. To listen to this ...

Transcript – Programme 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

November 12 , 2018
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How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments. This edition is funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In 2015 Pain Concern released its report ‘Breaking barriers to self-management ...

Airing Pain 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

October 02 , 2018
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How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments This edition has been funded by funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. In 2015 Pain Concern released its report ‘Breaking barriers to self-management of chronic pain in primary care’, marking the ...

Airing Pain 106: Pain Education For Doctors, Patients And Parents

September 04 , 2018
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What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. According to the British Pain Society, doctors and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. In 2010, Airing Pain was conceived as a way for ...

Airing Pain 98: IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education and North Bristol Pain Management Programme

January 03 , 2018
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What is the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education, and how does pain management research benefit the patient? For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This edition is funded by Pain Concern’s donors and friends, assisted by an educational grant from Grünenthal. The International Association ...

Airing Pain 80: Suffering is Optional

May 19 , 2016
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Improving treatment for veterans in pain and facing the challenges of civilian life For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by the MacRobert Trust and the Forces in Mind Trust. ‘Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.’ A motto tattooed onto the ...

Airing Pain 72: Breaking the Barriers to Managing Pain

October 14 , 2015
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Why self-management isn’t working and what we can do about it For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition is part of a project funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance. We know that supported self-management reduces the impact of chronic pain on daily life, ...

Airing Pain 71: Protect our Girls

May 26 , 2015
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Persistent pain and the fight to end female genital mutilation For a full transcript of this programme please click here. [Tafadhali bofya hapa ili kusoma nukuu ya nakala ya programu hii iliyofasiriwa kwa Kiswahili.]   This edition has been funded by a grant from Rosa: The UK fund for women and girls Over 100,000 ...

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 69: People not Patients

April 28 , 2015
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Sharing decisions and why pain management needs psychology This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Can a doctor ever be too sympathetic? Health psychologist Professor Tamar Pincus explains why this might be the case – patients with long term conditions can feel like they ...

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 67: Biopsychosocial and spiritual?

March 31 , 2015
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The place of faith in pain relief, plus physiotherapy meets mental health, and educating doctors This edition is funded by a donation from the residents at Falcon House, Edinburgh. It’s well established that pain needs to be understood and treated as a biopsychosocial problem, but what about the spiritual ...

Airing Pain 64: Patients, Pills and Policies

February 17 , 2015
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Making pain patients’ voices heard across Europe and changing the prescribing culture This edition has been funded by Grünenthal. Almost 100 million EU citizens have chronic pain, but there is still much progress to be made in improving diagnosis and treatment. Pain Concern’s Rowena Jacobs attended the fifth Societal ...

Airing Pain 61: Deciding Together

July 15 , 2014
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How shared decision making works in practice, plus, making IT work for people in pain and healthcare professionals This edition has been funded by Pain Concern’s friends and supporters. In this edition of Airing Pain we hear about how people in pain can take an active role in their care through ...

Airing Pain 58: The Pain Toolkit

June 05 , 2014
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Learning to live with it: a toolkit for self-management This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. ‘You have to learn to live with it.’ Pete Moore’s GP told him after running out of treatment options for chronic pain. From his own experiences of learning ...

Airing Pain 57: Self-Management, Psychology and ‘Physio-terrorists’

May 20 , 2014
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Stiff joints and dark thoughts: treatment of pain and the person This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. ‘Pain medicine isn’t good at dealing with the effect of pain on the person’, says Jonathan Bannister, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Team at Ninewells Hospital, ...

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 50: Pain Services in the Community

December 19 , 2013
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GPs surgery, telephone or pain clinic: where should pain management take place? [For a Welsh language transcript please click here.] This edition has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All Programme in Wales. ‘Good pain services, based in the community will make a huge difference to the ...

Airing Pain 49: The Impact of Pain on Society

December 06 , 2013
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Talking to representatives from a variety of pain organisations, including the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, about the wide-reaching impact that pain has on society This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Christine Johnston heads to Brussels to investigate the impact that pain has on society ...

Airing Pain 48: Nursing Beyond Drugs

November 20 , 2013
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How nurses can use relaxation therapy, massage, acupuncture and empathy to help people manage their pain [For a Welsh language transcript please click here.] This edition has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All Programme in Wales. ‘Imagine how it feels if you’re in pain and people won’t ...

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 43: Patient Involvement and Pain Management

May 08 , 2013
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Involving pain patients in health services and learning how to self-manage pain whilst working This programme was funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards For All programme in Northern Ireland. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans travels to Northern Ireland to visit a patients’ organisation, the Patient ...

Airing Pain 42: Endometriosis and Support Groups

April 24 , 2013
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Learning to manage endometriosis and how support groups can help This programme was funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Awards For All programme in Northern Ireland. Paul Evans visits an endometriosis support group in Belfast, and interviews founder Anna Jaminson and guest speaker gynaecologist Dr David Hunter. Dr Hunter discusses ...

Airing Pain 39: National Pain Audit

March 14 , 2013
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The state of pain services in England and Wales: the National Pain Audit’s findings revealed At the launch of the National Pain Audit at the Science Museum in London, Paul Evans talks to people who took a leading role in its development about the need for an audit ...

Airing Pain 37: What is Pain?

July 27 , 2012
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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 ...