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Transcript – Programme 120: Osteoporosis

April 24 , 2020
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How we prevent, manage and diagnose this ‘silent disease’ To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. Osteoporosis is a largely ignored condition that affects over 3 million people ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients and Parents

March 19 , 2020
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What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. According to the ...

Transcript – Programme 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body and the Social Component

February 26 , 2020
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Anxiety and expectations, how ‘fear circuitry’affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. This edition has been funded by Friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those ...

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, ...

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 120: Osteoporosis

January 07 , 2020
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How we prevent, manage and diagnose this ‘silent disease’ This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Osteoporosis is a largely ignored condition that affects over 3 million people in the ...

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 ...

Transcript – Programme 105: Singing, Laughter, Speech and Pleasure

August 01 , 2019
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Singing, laughing and the feel good factor. Pain Management, the fun way. This edition has been funded by the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. The British Pain Society’s (BPS) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) allows the multidisciplinary nature of the society ...

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 ...

Sex and chronic pain

July 12 , 2019
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[message_box color="white"]Download a pdf version of this leaflet here.[/message_box] Sex and chronic pain Persistent pain can impact on mood and on many areas of life such as work, exercise and socialising. This leaflet is designed to give advice to people who have found it more difficult or have had ...

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 111: Physiotherapy, Mind, Body and the Social Component

March 06 , 2019
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Anxiety and expectations, how 'fear circuitry' affects self-management, and the importance of social prescribing For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This edition is supported by friends of Pain Concern. Director of CSPC Physiotherapy in Leeds, Alison Rose, specialises in working with high-level athletes, particularly those with ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 100: Airing Pain at 100 with the Glasgow Pain Education Session

February 25 , 2019
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In this 100th edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans speaks to Heather Wallace, creator and driving force behind the Airing Pain radio programmes, who discusses the inspiration that led to the programme and its continued importance for Pain Concern and the chronic pain community. To listen to this ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 18 , 2019
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Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the transition ...

Airing Pain 110: Living with Cancer Pain

February 05 , 2019
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Living with a diagnosis, what palliative care entails, and non-pharmacological treatments This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. According to Cancer Research UK, 50% of all people in England and Wales diagnosed with cancer survive their disease for ten years or more. This edition of Airing Pain ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

January 09 , 2019
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How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key. This programme is supported by an educational grant from the Tillyloss Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. Along with food, shelter and clothing, sexual expression is one ...

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, ...

Transcript – Programme 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

November 12 , 2018
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How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments. This edition is funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In 2015 Pain Concern released its report ‘Breaking barriers to self-management ...

Airing Pain 107: Easing Pain Appointments with the Navigator Tool

October 02 , 2018
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How Pain Concern’s Navigator Tool can help focus pain appointments For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition has been funded by funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. In 2015 Pain Concern released its report ‘Breaking barriers to ...

Transcript – Programme 104: How Sleep and Chronic Pain Interact

September 25 , 2018
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More pain, less sleep. Less sleep, more pain. The relationship is a complex one, but what are the mechanisms behind the link between sleep and pain? This edition is funded by the Constance Travis Charitable Trust and the Isabella Memorial Trust. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer ...

Airing Pain 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients and Parents

September 04 , 2018
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What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust. For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Dr Sherill Snelgrove, Sarah ...

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

Transcript – Programme 102: Chronic Pain and Resilience

July 31 , 2018
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What can be done for athletes at the highest level 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. To listen to this programme, please ...

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  For a full transcript of this programme please click here. Ade and Paul Evans This edition is funded by a grant ...

Transcript – Programme 95: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 2 of 2

April 16 , 2018
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In the second part in Airing Pain’s series on complex regional pain syndrome, Paul speaks to specialists and patients at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease CRPS rehabilitation programme in Bath. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. This programme was ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. In 2010, Airing Pain was conceived as a way for ...

Study finds CBT and pain education interventions improve pain in disadvantaged patients – Article

February 27 , 2018
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https://www.2minutemedicine.com/talk-therapy-modified-for-literacy-level-helps-ease-chronic-pain-for-disadvantaged-populations/ ...

Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

February 12 , 2018
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Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the transition ...

Airing Pain 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

December 05 , 2017
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How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. This programme is supported by an educational grant from the Tillyloss Trust Along with food, shelter and clothing, sexual expression is one of the ...

Airing Pain 13: Culture, Epidemiology and Back Pain

March 15 , 2011
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How culture can affect our experience of pain, a survey of pain in Scotland, pain management programmes and a Q&A session on back pain For a full transcript of this programme please click here. How do culture and religion affect the way we experience and manage our pain? Dr ...

Airing Pain 9: Relieving Pain: TENS and acupuncture

January 18 , 2011
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 How acupuncture and TENS can help relieve pain, plus, a new web service aiming to educate health professionals about pain For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. We take a look at the role of the pain specialist nurse in the community, eavesdropping on two consultations ...

Airing Pain 6: Pacing and Arthritis

December 07 , 2010
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How pacing can help people with pain regain control, plus arthritis myth-busting, the future of pain management in the UK and a Q&A session on pain relief For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ ...