6. Pacing and Arthritis
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
First broadcast 07.12.10
Pacing is the thing that makes the most difference to his patients’ lives, says David Laird, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in County Durham. We hear about how pacing allows people to build up slowly to doing more, and Pete Moore describes getting his life back on track and becoming a patient expert on pain management.
Also in the programme: Dr David Walsh provides information about the different forms of arthritis and the treatments available and Dr Paul Johnson and Nia Taylor set out some of the opportunities and challenges facing pain services over the next few years. In our Q&A session, specialist nurse Ruth Day answers your questions on painkillers.
In this programme:
Dr Martin Johnson
Ruth Day, Pain Nurse, Torbay: (Q&A)
Dr David Laird, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Dr David Walsh
Pete Moore, Creator of the Pain Toolkit
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