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Tag: Neuropathic pain

Airing Pain 124: Diabetic Neuropathy

September 01 , 2020
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Managing neuropathic pain related to diabetes, and how to adapt diet to treat the disease This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The Champ Trust and Foundation Scotland According to the most recent Scottish Diabetes Survey in 2018, there are an estimated 304,000 people ...

New Airing Pain – Available Tuesday 1 September

August 20 , 2020
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 According to the most recent Scottish Diabetes Survey in 2018, there are an estimated 304,000 people living with a diagnosis of diabetes in Scotland, around 5% of the population. A long-term effect of diabetes can be the development of diabetic neuropathy. This edition of Airing Pain focuses ...

Airing Pain 122: The Many Faces of Research

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 112: Measuring Pain, Reading the Brain

March 26 , 2020
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How pain’s subjectivity makes it difficult to measure, rewiring the brain and new research that allows patients to visualise their pain To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition is funded by the Plum Foundation. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director ...

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 ...

Pain Matters 73: Neuropathic pain special – Out Now!

October 31 , 2019
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We are delighted here at Pain Matters HQ to have the neuropathic pain team from University College London Hospital Pain Management Centre guest-editing issue 73. This edition of the magazine takes an in-depth look at all aspects of neuropathic pain, from what it is to how best to manage ...

Transcript – Programme 109: Fibromyalgia

October 09 , 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. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Fibromyalgia (FM) affects around 2% of the UK population, with 80-90% of ...

Neuropathic pain

September 26 , 2019
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Click on the image below to download the PDF version of this leaflet. Please note: This leaflet has just been revised and is in the process of being redesigned and reprinted. The full colour PDF version will be available for download in due course. To download an up-to-date ...

Transcript – Programme 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted pain management programmes

August 14 , 2019
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Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the ideas behind Pain Management Programmes, and highlights the importance of the patient in ...

Amitriptyline

July 12 , 2019
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WE RECOMMEND READING THIS ARTICLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OUR LEAFLET, ANTIDEPRESSANTS, WHICH YOU CAN FIND HERE.  [message_box color="white"]Download a PDF version of this leaflet here.[/message_box] Amitriptyline Many people living with chronic pain are daunted by the prospect of long term or even permanent drug therapy. What are these drugs, are they safe ...

Airing Pain 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted pain management programmes

July 02 , 2019
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Exploring neuropathic pain and the various ways it can be managed For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the ideas behind Pain Management ...

Airing Pain 112: Measuring Pain, Reading the Brain

April 02 , 2019
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How pain’s subjectivity makes it difficult to measure, rewiring the brain, and new research that allows patients to visualise their pain This edition is funded by the Plum Foundation. For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director of ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme please click here. 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, ...

Airing Pain 101: Persistent Post-Operative Pain in Cancer Survivors

April 03 , 2018
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How cancer survivors can experience post-operative pain, and confronting the national issue of post-cancer treatment For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This edition is funded by The Agnes Hunter Trust. An ever-increasing cancer survivor rate means chronic pain associated with the condition and its treatment is ...

Transcript – Programme 92: Diabetic Neuropathy

November 20 , 2017
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With 80% of amputations preventable with the proper care, we discuss diabetic neuropathy & why we should treat our feet To listen to to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. There are around 4.5 million ...

Airing Pain 92: Diabetic Neuropathy

July 05 , 2017
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Watch your step: with 80% of amputations preventable with the proper care, we discuss diabetic neuropathy & why we should treat our feet    For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. There are around 4.5 million people ...

Airing Pain 85: Pain in Europe

July 26 , 2016
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Why pain is a matter of life and death, the struggle for diagnosis and challenging misperceptions of palliative care For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This edition is funded by Grunenthal. Around 20 per cent of Europe’s adult population live with chronic pain and the consequences ...

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 ...

Airing Pain 54: Opioids, Memories and Prison Healthcare

February 12 , 2014
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Delving into the issues surrounding opioids and healthcare within prisons and investigating the relationship between memory and pain For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been supported by a grant from the Scottish Government. Paul Evans talks to Dr Cathy Stannard, a Consultant in ...

Airing Pain 53: Headaches, Chilli Pepper Patches and the Placebo Effect

January 30 , 2014
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Investigating the diagnoses of headaches, and the benefits of topical and placebo treatments for chronic pain. For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Paul Evans meets Dr Paul Davies, a Consultant Neurologist from Northampton General ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of ...

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 full transcript of this programme please click here. [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 ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. In this edition of Airing Pain Paul Evans explores the ...

Airing Pain 2: Nerve Pain and How to Manage it

October 12 , 2010
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How problems with the nervous system can give rise to chronic pain, a personal success story of pain management and a Q&A with pain specialist Dr Mark Turtle For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Elizabeth Carrigan of the Australian Pain Management Association talks about how ...