This two-hour course will give you a mechanism-based framework for evaluation and treatment of patients with common presentations of persistent pain including fibromyalgia, low back pain, and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD). This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on March 13, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/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; 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; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least three key points of the biology of pain as it relates to understanding patients with persistent pain.
- Participants will be able to identify perpetuators of chronic pain into five different mechanisms: nociception, peripheral neuropathy, nociplasticity, abnormal movement, and psycho-social factors.
- Participants will be able to develop at least two key evaluation strategies for patients on the five mechanisms.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three terminology and procedures for non-pharmacological management strategies for central sensitization, stress, and sleep disorders.
- Participants will be able to outline at least three graded activity programs for patients with persistent pain.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction, review of learner outcomes, background|
|10-35 Minutes||Pain Neuro-Immuno-Physiology|
|35-60 Minutes||Mechanisms and evaluation|
|60-90 Minutes||Pain and stress management|
|90-110 Minutes||Graded activity|
|110-120 Minutes||Conclusion and Q&A|
William Rubine, MS PT
Bill Rubine MSPT is the senior PT at the Comprehensive Pain Center at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a visiting instructor on the subject of chronic pain at The University Of Washington, Pacific University, and George Fox University Physical Therapy Programs. He has written or co-authored two book chapters: “Pain and Pain Management.” In Cameron M (Ed) Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice (4th ed). Saunders 2012; and “Musculoskeletal Presentation of Peripheral Neuropathic Pain.”; In: Brumitt J (ed), Jobst EE (Series ed). Physical Therapy Case Files: Sports Rehabilitation. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2015.
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