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Chronic Pain Self-Management Support with Pain Science Education and Exercise

November 16th, 2016 - 11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST

 

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Chronic pain often interferes with a person’s ability to function and participate in important activities in life. Many people with chronic pain suggest effectively managing pain includes finding ways to gain function and get back to these activities.

Self-management programs are one way in which a person can develop skills and knowledge to help them work towards resuming the activities that are important to them. This webinar will discuss the value of incorporating pain science education and individualized exercise in a self-management program aimed at improving function and resuming participation in physical activity. 

After viewing this webinar, you will learn:

  • About evidence on the effectiveness of self-management, individualized exercise, and pain science education for improving pain and function
  • Understand why support tailoring exercises to your own abilities and goals may be helpful in improving function and resuming participation in important life activities
  • Gain knowledge about how understanding more about the science of pain may help you achieve you participate in activity based self-management strategies

 

Jordan Miller, PhD

Physiotherapist, Post-Doctoral Fellow, McGill University

Jordan is a physiotherapist and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at McGill University supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He will soon be starting at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario as an Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. His research focuses on reducing pain-related disability through evaluating exercise and self-management strategies for people living with chronic pain and investigating new models of primary care for people with acute to chronic pain.

    

 

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