Review key aspects of pain neuroscience education, providing science and practical methods to educate clients for improved outcomes. Aquatic exercise progressions for reducing central sensitization and improving proprioception of deep postural muscles to reduce the patient pain experience and enhance functional movement.
Course created on November 18, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify chronic pain symptom characteristics to improve patient communication of the complex nature of their pain and reduce overall disability.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three aquatic therapy techniques to reduce central sensitization and chronic pain symptoms.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three factors that influence a client’s reported pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the four pillars of chronic pain management can be used in programs or treatment plans.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, Review of learning outcomes, Introduction to the prevalence and impact of chronic pain, and a historical review of pain science|
|15-30 Minutes||Four pillars of managing chronic pain and ways to incorporate them into treatment plans. These include pain neuroscience education, sleep hygiene, aerobic conditioning and goal setting.|
|30-50 Minutes||Pain Neuroscience Education (PNE): what we know now about pain science, pain experience and brain mapping, Multifactorial, Smudging Central sensitization. Clinical tools/land and aquatic based interventions. How and when to explain pain to a patient, including laymen’s terms, timing, and the amount of information to convey/ how much is retained. Recognizing yellow flags: Definition. Questionnaires and tools to assist in recognizing and documenting. Additional tools and references that are available.|
|50-60 Minutes||Benefits of water specific to pain management - a research review|
|60-115 Minutes||Clinical application (PNE+)Aquatic therapy interventions: Breathing, relaxation, cardiovascular/ aerobic exercise, exercise and techniques to improve proprioception and normalize sensory input, and exercise for stability.|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, OCS
Beth is a physical therapist specializing in orthopedic and aquatic therapy and the owner of North County Water & Sports Therapy Center in San Diego. Beth earned her PT degree from the University of Connecticut and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University. She has achieved Certification and re-certification as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy. Beth has a passion for education and the ability to motivate and facilitate professional growth and lifelong learning among physical therapy students and graduates. Applying evidence-based material to daily clinical treatment makes her one of the most recognized speakers in the USA and abroad.
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