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Pain Concern are running an ‘Airing Pain’ radio show as well as podcast on Arthritis . The show is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust and explores the causes of arthritis and the different types that occur with reference to pain and inflammation. They also look into current research and treatment.They visit an Arthritis Care well being day in Renton, Scotland to learn about using Tai Chi to keep active, and diet to manage the condition.

They also explore how the workplace can be a challenge for anyone working and managing pain and look at your rights as an employee returning to work with the condition.

Contributors include:

* David Walsh, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Nottingham and Director, Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre

* Sharon MacPherson, Project Officer – Joint Activity, Arthritis Care

* Hazel Muir, Employability Officer, Arthritis Care

Listen here, and please pass this on to anyone you think would benefit from listening.

The podcast will be available free as a download, or a transcript or on CD from

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