"Are Nutrient Deficiencies Contributing to Your Pain?" is a recording of the live presentation from June 14, 2022, presented by Monisha Bhanote, MD, FCAP. Dr. Bhanote describes the relationship between pain and common nutrient deficiencies. She shares ways to help improve diet to eat your vitamins and minerals or supplement them when necessary. She also details medications related to deficiencies and how to start helpful conversations with your health care professional to address them.
"Tai Chi Easy™ for Pain Management" is presented by Catherine Cerulli, M.Ed. She provides an overview of Tai Chi and Qigong and steps toward starting your home practice. She provides a breakdown of beginning postures and resources to continue to learn more.
"Managing Pain Through Journaling" is presented by Brooke Stuart, AP, DACM. Brooke details the ins and outs of journaling and how you can use it directly to rework and enhance your reality creation to meet the criteria you have for yourself, health and well-being. Walk in with an open heart and mind and walk out with a toolbox of healing techniques, prompts and takeaways. Pain journaling can help you with tracking pain frequency, triggers, and related emotions. Examples and tips to get started, including suggested journaling apps, are provided.
View the recording of this AI-PAMI Patient & Caregiver Presentation presented live on May 11, 2022. "Tai Chi as a Pain Management Option" is presented by Beth Acampora, Senior Tai Chi Instructor. Beth provides an introduction to beginning a Tai Chi practice.
View the recording of our AI-PAMI Health Care Provider Presentation: “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain, An Intro for the Family Medicine Provider,” originally presented on April 21, 2022. Hear from University of Washington licensed clinical psychologist, John (Drew) Sturgeon, PhD. Dr. Sturgeon provides an overview of this widely researched psychotherapeutic approach, providing implications for clinical practice for providers working in family medicine. He discusses how CBT principles can be applied to a variety of pain conditions with a focus on supporting those who have limited referral options for psychologists.
View the recording of this AI-PAMI Patient & Caregiver Presentation presented live on April 14, 2022. "Learn About Myofascial Release for Pain Management" is presented by Darly Thoppil, OTR/L. This educational presentation is intended for adults ages 50+ and their caregivers on myofascial release massage technique.
View the recording of this AI-PAMI Patient & Caregiver Presentation presented live on March 24, 2022. "Beginning a Meditation Practice for Pain Management" is presented by Brooke Stuart, AP, DACM of Let Go & Grow International. Dr. Stuart provides an overview of the principles of meditation, shares start-up guidance and provides suggested resource for beginning a practice.
View the recording of this AI-PAMI Patient & Caregiver Presentation presented live on February 23, 2022. "An Introduction to Medical Marijuana for Older Adults Living with Pain" was presented in collaboration with the Florida A&M University Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative. The focus is on understanding medical marijuana laws, products and safety in the state of Florida.
View the recording of our AI-PAMI Health Care Provider Presentation: “An Introduction to Auricular Acupuncture for Pain Management” originally presented on February 18, 2022. Hear from Irene Estores, MD, Medical Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Florida. Dr. Estores discusses the origination of auriculotherapy, or auricular acupuncture, and gives an introduction to the protocol and acupoint zones used in this therapy. She also reviews recent research to explore the evidence-base.
A collaboration with Arts for the Aging, entitled 'Ease of Movement: Dance for Pain Management.' Dr. Meg Chang, a lifelong dancer, instructor and creative arts therapist, shares information about the researched connection between movement and dance and their effect on pain. She describes how breathing exercises and conscious creative movement can be used as a positive coping tool. Teaching artist Deborah Riley then instructs viewers through guided movement demonstrations to get all bodies moving and finding joy!