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Pain Matters 80 — Out Today

May 13 , 2022
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 80, is released today, Friday 13th May 2022. How we think about pain and how we research it. Inside Issue 80: Funding for pain research is absolutely essential in order to move towards a healthcare system with improved outcomes, where quality of patient care ...

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 ...

Neuropathic Pain leaflet

November 25 , 2019
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We are delighted to announce that our popular booklet on neuropathic pain has been revised and reprinted, thanks to an award from Foundation Scotland. The booklet, originally written by Dr John Lee, has been revised and updated by Dr Alan Fayaz, Consultant in Chronic Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia and ...

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 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 Programmes, and highlights the importance of the patient in ...

Airing Pain 116: Neuropathic Pain 2 of 2: Latest research

August 06 , 2019
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Half a century worth of research exists on neuropathic pain but what are the latest developments?  This edition of Airing Pain is facilitated by the neuropathic pain special interest group (NeuPSIG) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). With the previous edition of Airing Pain focusing ...

Pain Concern’s leaflet library has moved

April 06 , 2021
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We now have an online shop, where you can order our printed leaflets, at no charge, directly from us. The current selection is shown below. ...

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 ...

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 114: You, Your Drugs, and the Law: Gabapentinoids and medicinal cannabis

June 11 , 2019
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How does the law affect people who use drugs to manage their pain? This edition is funded by Foundation Scotland On 1 April 2019 Pregabalin and Gabapentin, drugs recommended for the management of neuropathic pain, were re-classified as class C controlled substances. Medicinal Cannabis: Is it safe? Does it work ...

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. In this edition of Airing Pain, returning contributor Mark Johnson, Director of the Centre for Pain Research at Leeds Beckett ...

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 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 people ...
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