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Bridging the Gap between Physiotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Bridging the Gap between Physiotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Bridging the Gap between Physiotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

CA$40.00
This course includes
1:19:12 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
The instructors
This course was recorded in February 2022

Overview:  

It can be challenging for a clinician and patient to manage persistent pain.  It can be difficult to explain the different components of prolonged levels of persistent pain when structure tissue damage is lacking.  

This course explores how psychological and emotional aspects can influence how a patient experiences pain and attempts to give physiotherapists some insights on the different psychological components of physical pain.

 

Objectives:

  • Give physiotherapists an overview of psychotherapy and different psychotherapeutic interventions.
  • Explains how a patient's childhood can impact the central nervous system and how how he or she perceives pain.
  • Explain the influence of attachment on the fight and flight response
  • Discuss the potential psychological interventions in the treatment of chronic pain patients
  • Specific tips for Physiotherapists when dealing with patients with persistent pain for a psychotherapy perspective.

 

Who is this Course For?

This online course is relevant to anyone who works with people in pain.  It gives clinician's insight on how the psychological and emotional lives of patients can influence their experience of physical pain.  These insights gives clinicians a frame of reference on how to interact and reframe how they might work with patients with persistent pain.

The instructors
Eric Hammer
MPT, RP
Eric Hammer is a registered physiotherapist and registered psychotherapist. Eric has incorporated a holistic approach to his practice, which has included the use manual therapy, exercise science, acupuncture and pain education. He has a special interest in how the mind and body influence each other in the rehabilitation process. His passion and approach is to empower his patients to reach their greatest potential both physically and psychologically.
Course Material included in this course
  • Welcome and Resources
  • Slides
  • Intro
  • Intro Feedback
  • Attachment
  • Attachment
  • Attachment Feedback
  • The Homunculus
  • The Homunculus
  • The Homunculus Feedback
  • Psychotherapy Overview with Chronic Pain
  • Psychotherapy Overview with Chronic Pain
  • Psychotherapy Overview with Chronic Pain Feedback
  • Case Example
  • Case Example
  • Case Example Feedback
  • Psychotherapy Interventions
  • Psychotherapy Interventions Part 1
  • Psychotherapy Interventions Part 2
  • Psychotherapy Interventions
  • Research & Tips
  • Research
  • Physiotherapy Tips
  • Research Feedback
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