11. Music and Knitting

Apr 28, 2011, 12:50 AM

Paul Evans learns to knit and how music can be used for pain relief.

First broadcast 15.02.11

Paul Evans gets a knitting lesson when he visits the Stitchlinks group in Bath, where people use craft activities to manage their pain. Betsan Corkhill and Dr Mike Osborn talk about the medical science behind it, while the knitting group talk about their own experiences. We also meet Dr Laura Mitchell who subjects volunteers to pain tolerance testing to see how music can help relieve feelings of pain.

In this programme:

  • Betsan Corkhill- Stitchlinks

  • Dr Mike Osborn- The Science of Stitchlinks

  • Stitchlinks Members- Their Experiences

  • Dr Laura Mitchell- Music and Pain

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