TP: Taming Pain

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TP: Taming Pain
Taming Pain: Lessons from the TrenchesTM 

Prerequisites: None

Required Equipment:
This is a lecture course, bring your Thinking Cap.  The book, TAMING PAIN: Lessons from the Trenches, is included in PDF format as part of your course cost and will serve as the course syllabus.

Required Course Preparation
A good night's rest.

It is required that each participant reviews the Bibliography and read any article they are unfamiliar with prior to the course.  All Course Bibliographies

Course Cost:  Professionals and Patients $661.00.  Early Bird Discount $595.00 for Registrations One Month Prior to Course

(each will receive a PDF version of the book, TAMING PAIN: Lessons from the Trenches)

What are your strategies for management of patients whose pain in not resolved with advanced manual therapy interventions?  Do you have the knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of inflammatory pain symptoms of inflammatory pain symptoms verses mechanical?

This lecture course is designed to help clinicians and their patients understand the complex, interactive nature of on-going pain. The participants will learn how each of the body’s systems contributes to the Pain Experience. Further, the learners will learn how to determine which systems are relevant to their own pain. Most importantly, the participants will learn self-treatment techniques to begin the journey of control and recovery.  

Learn to objectively differentiate between acute, chronic, and sustained pain.

Discuss the normal course of pain from injury to recovery.

Identify the role of the nervous system in the production of chronic pain.

Develop an understanding of the interrelationship between chronic pain and the patient's Immune, Digestive, Endocrine, Postural and Mechanical systems.

Identify management strategies for pain which include nutrition, patient education, and exercise.

Instructor Note
Cheryl Wardlaw PT MMSc CFMT will be the instructor for all Taming Pain courses.

2 Days, 16 Contact Hours

Break food will not be provided during the course.  Lunch for both days will be on your own. We suggest you bring a water bottle and feel free to bring your own snacks.

Anyone that is interested in learning how to TREAT pain, not just manage pain, including PT, SPT, PTA, OT, patients, Physicians, Physician Assistants, and other health care professionals are encouraged to attend.

Attendees agree to utilize all skills of evaluation, assessment and treatment learned in this course to the extent allowed under the regulations of their professional practice act. By registering you acknowledge that your attendance does not represent authorization by the IPA, or any of its officers, to utilize any of the material learned which may lie outside of the strict interpretation of your practice act.

Each student is expected to attend all hours of instruction to receive a Certificate of Completion.  Any exceptions to this policy must be pre-approved in writing by the IPA Directors. 

Patients are encouraged to attend the entire course but are free to attend sections of their choice.

Lab Clothing
While this is a lecture course, please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that allow you to move easily during experiential activities.

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