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Physical Therapy Role in Chronic Pain Management

Physical Therapy Role in Chronic Pain Management is presented by Hannah Scholten, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, clinical supervisor, UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight. Hannah discusses the issue of chronic pain in the U.S., the history of pain management and existing pain treatment options. She provides an introduction to physical therapy for chronic pain management and provides additional self-management options and resources to try at home. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight: https://wildlight.ufhealthjax.org/rehabilitation

Role of Physical Rehabilitation in Chronic Pain Management

The Role of Physical Rehabilitation in Chronic Pain Management is presented by Hannah Scholten, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, clinical supervisor, UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight. Hannah discusses the neurophysiology of pain, interdisciplinary treatment options and the role of physical therapy in pain management. She provides a detailed overview of the physical therapy concepts and process for screening and treating patients and when to refer patients for physical rehabilitation. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight: https://wildlight.ufhealthjax.org/rehabilitation

Yoga and Breathing to Assist Your Patients

Health care providers can learn about Yoga & Breathing to Assist Patients with Pain Management in this presentation by Kathryn Thomas, veteran and executive director of Yoga 4 Change. You will learn about the benefits of yoga and breath work to assist patients in decreasing their stress, anxiety and pain. Kathryn provides several breathing exercises you can repeat with your patients to model the technique. You will also learn how the tools can be applied to your own life as a provider to decrease burnout and compassion fatigue.

Yoga and Breathing for Pain Relief

Yoga & Breathing to Assist with Pain Management is presented by Kathryn Thomas, veteran and executive director of Yoga 4 Change. You will learn about the many benefits of yoga for stress, anxiety and pain reduction. Kathryn also provides instruction on several breathing exercises you can try at home.

The impact of health disparities on patients’ pain outcomes

Pain researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received new funding to study how genetics may factor into the connection between socioeconomic disadvantage and pain outcomes. The “Impact of Health Disparity and Epigenetic Variability on Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in African Americans (IMPACT)” is a pilot study to create a biorepository and better understand this association.

Coping with Persistent Pain

Brian Celso, PhD, an assistant professor and psychologist at UF Health Surgical Psychology – Jacksonville presents, “Coping with Persistent Pain.” Dr. Celso encourages you to develop a deeper understanding of how pain has affected your life and how to break out of the cycle of uncontrolled pain. He also provides several options for learning to cope with and more effectively manage pain in your daily life.

Adults 50 and Older Needed for Virtual Aging with Pain Focus Groups

Are you living with pain? We are seeking adults ages 50 and older living with pain and their caregivers for their thoughts on pain management. Aging with Pain Focus Group The Aging and Integrative Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (AI-PAMI) is seeking participants for a virtual focus group to help…

Naloxone: The Gift of Time

Robin Moorman Li, PharmD, BCACP, CPE, NBC-HWC, a clinical associate professor and assistant director for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy – Jacksonville presents on opioid prescribing safety as it relates to opioid overdose reversal through the use of naloxone. She reviews the risk factors and symptoms of opioid overdose, naloxone basics, naloxone administration using intranasal spray, intramuscular injection and the auto-injector options, as well as a brief overview on the laws surrounding its use.

Managing Pain — Shifting the Stress Response

Brooke Stuart, AP, DACM, presents on Managing Pain — Shifting the Stress Response. She shares practical tools for shifting the body's stress response for improved pain management. You will learn more about how your diet, activity level and mindset can play a role in the way you experience pain.

Medical Management of Chronic Pain

Monika Patel, MD, an assistant professor and pain medicine physician at UF Health Jacksonville, presents Medical Management of Chronic Pain. This presentation defines chronic pain, provides an overview of patient evaluation, highlights simple prevention measures and potential referral options. It also details medication management for pain patients and potential pain agitators and mental health considerations.