Pain Science Online Course
LEARN CUTTING EDGE CONCEPTS
More About The Course
Quantum Leap: Pain Science is a 5-hour online webinar designed to give you the confidence and skills to work with students and clients who have pain by teaching you the latest advancements in pain science.
Pain is a complicated and evolving topic, and understanding the various mechanisms, the difference between acute and chronic pain, and how to make safe choices will enhance your ability as a movement teacher and increase the scope of clients that you can work with.
DO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING THOUGHTS SOUND FAMILIAR?
- “Working with clients who are in pain scares me – it feels too complicated!”
- “I don’t think I know enough to work with someone who has chronic pain.”
- “Working with someone in pain seems like it’s beyond the scope of my role as a teacher.”
- “I don’t want to work with someone in chronic pain – what if I make it worse?”
HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO FEEL THIS WAY INSTEAD:
- I feel prepared to work with someone who has chronic pain – it’s not scary to me
- I have the tools and techniques I need to make sure I can keep them safe
- I can to work with anyone who comes into my class or wants a private session, or I can determine if I should refer them out
- My skills and knowledge set me apart from other teachers
- – anatomy of the nervous system: brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, and how they work together
- – old model versus new model of how we experience pain
- – mechanism of acute pain: what is its purpose, and how does it protect us
- – the differences between acute pain and chronic pain – useful versus not useful pain
- – how chronic pain creates body-wide systemic changes to maintain a pain cycle
- – interdependence and hierarchy of body systems – how your body decides what is most important
- – the biopsychosocial model of human experience
- – when pain can come from non-musculoskeletal sources, and how to know if that’s happening
- – pain red flags – when to refer a client out to a clinician
- – a variety of techniques to safely work with clients with chronic pain
4 webinars will be recorded live so you can interact and ask questions, and if you’re unable to attend, you can still access the recordings anytime. A 5th video will give you movement concepts and exercise ideas for successfully working with your students who have pain. You’ll be able to access the recordings forever so you can watch again and again, and ask questions on the website’s forum.