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How Mindfulness Can Help Manage Neuropathic Pain

February 23 , 2022
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This is an article by Julie Sinclair and Salma Angelinetta and was included in the February 2022 issue of Pain Press — The Pain Matters Supplement. Although it’s not as common as the more generic ‘chronic pain’, neuropathic pain is thought to affect up to 8% of the population in the ...

Pain Matters 76 – Out Today

September 07 , 2020
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 76, is published today, Monday 7 September What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special. A public health campaign delivered by Connect ...

Pain Matters 74 – OUT NOW

February 25 , 2020
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INSIDE THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY PAIN TEAM Happy New Year from all of us at Pain Matters. In our first magazine of the new decade, we have invited the Chronic Pain Team from NHS Borders in the south of Scotland into the guest-editor’s chair for issue 74. In a jam-packed issue, ...

Airing Pain 118: Pain Management in Young People

October 01 , 2019
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How chronic pain in adolescence requires different pain management strategies In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans looks at the issues concerning pain amongst adolescents, including the impact on parents. First-off, Paul speaks to Dr Jeremy Gauntlet-Gilbert, principal clinical psychologist at the Bath Centre for Pain Services, ...

Mindfulness and Chronic Pain

February 17 , 2020
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In issue 73 of Pain Matters, we published an article about the Matrix programme, developed by the Pain Management Centre at University College London Hospitals to help introduce mindfulness into their neuropathic pain treatment. You can read all about the programme here: thriveglobal.com/stories/how-a-mindfulness-based-approach-is-helping-people-manage-chronic-pain/ Or, to read the original article in our Pain ...

Airing Pain 105: Singing, Laughter, Speech and Pleasure

August 01 , 2018
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Singing, laughing and the feel good factor; Pain management, the fun way This edition was funded by the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust. The British Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) allows the multidisciplinary nature of the society to be reflected through seminars, scientific programmes, lectures, and workshops. Participants can attend ...

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 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 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 11: Music and Knitting

February 15 , 2011
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Paul Evans learns to knit, and how music can be used for pain relief Paul Evans gets a knitting lesson when he visits the Stitchlinks group in Bath, where people use craft activities to manage their pain. Betsan Corkhill and Mike Osbourne talk about the medical science behind ...

Airing Pain 5: Learning to Live with Pain

November 23 , 2010
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Learning how to live with pain and living with people in pain, and what pain management programmes do Pain management programmes can ‘remove the barriers’ that prevent people with pain from living a normal life, says Dr Owen Hughes of the Pain and Fatigue Management Centre in Bronllys, ...

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 ...
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