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Coast to Coast challenge raises awareness of pain

October 26 , 2023
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Niki Jones and Lee Vaughan (left, second from left), Trustee Richard Pell (centre) and their supporters. In September 2023 two fundraisers with lived experience of pain undertook an epic 144 mile ride from one side of the UK to the other, with the aim of highlighting the ...

Airing Pain 138: Dance, Chronic Pain and Self-Compassion

August 30 , 2023
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Hear interviews with Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers who have chronic pain, as well as researchers exploring dance and self-compassion.

Triathlon challenge

May 25 , 2023
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Dr Mick Serpell, Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine for Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS Let me explain, I work with patients who have chronic pain. My journey as a novice in the triathlon world required me to make changes in my beliefs and behaviours. Changes very similar ...

Walk Your Dog Month

January 19 , 2023
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While #WalkYourDogMonth is an attempt to encourage people to exercise their dogs regularly, the team at Pain Concern reckon that it's a great opportunity to consider the positive effects that regular dog walks can have for the owners too – whether living with pain, or not. It goes ...

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 ...

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 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, ...

Airing Pain 102: Chronic Pain And Resilience

May 01 , 2018
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Exploring what can be done for high-level athletes in the context of chronic pain, and how one man with a spinal injury found himself “in the zone” through cycling This edition is funded by a grant from the Stafford Trust. For top-level athletes, chronic pain can very quickly end ...

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 In 2010, Airing Pain was conceived as a way for those with chronic pain, unable to leave their homes ...

Airing Pain 90: Back Pain

May 10 , 2017
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David Rogers, physiotherapist and co-author of Back to Life, explains persistent back pain and some simple exercises that can help This programme was funded by a grant from The Schuh Trust. Back pain causes more disability than any other condition in the UK[1]. It is the second most common ...

Airing Pain 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

March 20 , 2017
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We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain This edition has been funded by a grant from the Women’s Fund For Scotland. Interstitial cystitis, a.k.a painful bladder syndrome, is a poorly understood bladder condition that ...

Airing Pain 73: Foot Pain

October 27 , 2015
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Taking care of our feet, plus, why we need toes This edition is funded by a grant from the Schuh Trust. About ten per cent of the adult population experience disabling levels of foot pain. Producer Paul Evans hears from the experts about professional help, self-management and why we ...
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