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Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research & Fibromyalgia

May 05 , 2020
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Visiting the forefront of research into pain conditions This edition of Airing Pain has been supported with a grant from The Mirianog Trust donated for this purpose. It was recorded at the end of April 2020, the second month of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown. All interviews were recorded prior ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 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 To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download This edition has been supported by the Women’s Fund for Scotland. In 2016, EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) published its Revised Recommendations for the Management of ...

Airing Pain 77: Realising the Painful Truth

December 22 , 2015
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Putting patients first, and teenage life with pain This edition is funded by a grant from the Pain Alliance of Northern Ireland. How can healthcare systems adapt to meet the needs of people in pain? Airing Pain returns to Northern Ireland to find out how the findings of the ...

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 65: Hypnosis and Unexplained Pain

March 04 , 2015
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Bringing mind and body together to reduce pain with self-hypnosis This edition is funded by a grant from the Dorothy Howard Charitable Trust. In this edition of Airing Pain we hear how healthcare professionals can use hypnotic techniques to help people in pain. This is not the hypnosis of ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 32: Pain Management Programmes

May 03 , 2012
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What is a pain management programme? We find out more with the patients and staff on the Glasgow programme This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. Airing Pain sheds some light on pain management programmes: what they are, and how they can help. Paul Evans pays a ...

Airing Pain 29: Fibromyalgia

March 28 , 2012
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Living with fibromyalgia, and the medical research offering hope for the future This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 2.7 million people in the UK, yet it is a condition which is poorly understood leaving the people with it often facing ignorance ...
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