An Overview of Musculoskeletal Pain; Highlighting Treatment Interventions for Chronic Pain
Course Date: September 08, 2017 – September 09, 2017
Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
Assembly Rooms 1&2
3599 University Blvd South
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Pain is a universal experience and often the reason for referrals to physical therapy. This course presents current concepts regarding pain mechanisms, generators, interpretations and responses. Current models that explain pain perception and processing will be reviewed. Treatment recommendations and application will be discussed in more detail related to chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the frequency and impact of musculoskeletal pain complaints.
- Discuss pathways of pain transmission from the periphery to the central nervous system.
- Define the term “central sensitization”.
- Discuss potential sources of variability for pain perception.
- Identify recommended methods to assess pain perception in clinical settings.
- Describe factors that are predictive of poor outcomes for musculoskeletal pain conditions.
- Discuss models for the development of chronic pain conditions that have been recently highlighted in the literature.
- Describe different conceptual management options for the practicing clinician.
Mark D. Bishop, PT, PhD
University of Florida
Department of Physical Therapy
Jason Beneciuk, PT, PhD, MPH, FAAOMPT
Brooks Rehabilitation – College of Public Health and
Health Professions (University of Florida) Research Collaboration
Clinical Research Scientist
Virgil T. Wittmer PhD
Executive Director of Behavioral Medicine and Pain Rehabilitation
Anita L. Davis PT, DPT, DAAPM
PT Coordinator: Pain Rehabilitation
The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupational Therapist (OT), and Occupational Therapist Assistants (OTA) practitioners.
Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!
This course has been approved for 16 hours (1.6 CEUs) by the following boards:
- Florida Physical Therapy Association
- Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Based on the criterion provided by the AOTA this is a category 1 introductory course that falls into the group of general practice/health/medical.
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