Chronic Pain Solutions: Integrative Approach for Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain
Are you frustrated by recurring muscle tension in some of your clients despite your best efforts? Do you wish to gain a deeper understanding of chronic pain and myofascial tension? Join us for an engaging live interactive webinar where we explore the latest advancements in pain science. Discover the integrative perspective of the biopsychosocial model based on cutting-edge research, and learn how to effectively manage pain using manual therapy and natural methods. This webinar will equip you with the knowledge and techniques to deliver results that clients will eagerly share with others.
Wh...Read moreether you are already comfortable treating patients with chronic pain or seeking to enhance your skills, this online interactive webinar addresses the challenges of assessing and selecting appropriate therapeutic interventions for individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Gain insight into fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), the two main categories of chronic pain conditions, and their commonly associated co-morbid conditions. You'll also explore the latest evidence-based best practices for managing FMS and MPS, with an emphasis on natural pain remediation and alternative technology. This webinar is essential for practitioners who aspire to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals suffering from chronic FMS or MPS. Less...
- Identify two main categories of chronic pain and describe assessment tools to objectify pain.
- Compare the clinical characteristics of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome/ chronic musculoskeletal pain.
- Define trigger points and give examples of types of trigger points that may icontribute to mobility and pain impairments in chronic pain syndromes.
- Discuss research describing interventions for promoting functional outcomes for people with fibromyalgia and myofascial pain clinicians may incorporate into program design to address chronic pain successfully.
- All Levels
Thursday, July 13, 2023
06:00 PM EDT - 08:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Theresa A. Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Who Addresses Chronic Pain? Assessment and Management of Fibromyalgia (FMS) & Myofascial Pain, The Cost of Pain, Impact of Pain on Lifestyle and Quality of Life, Medical Issues with FMS: GI, Immune System, Hormonal, Fatigue, Mobility Impairments, Exercise for FMS
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Research on FMS, Myofascial Pain/Myalgia/Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain (MPS), What about Myofascial Trigger Points (TPs), Differentiating MPS from FMS, Myofascial Release/Fascial Mobilization, Muscle Energy and PNF, Visceral Manipulation, Lifestyle and Movement Education
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Allopathic and Alternative Remedies, Sample interventions for Painful Muscle Tension: Myofascial Release, Positional Release, Muscle Energy demonstrations.
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Case Studies, additional Q&A, wrap-up and conclusion
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Massage Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
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