This 1-day Understanding Pain workshop will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how chronic pain states are maintained in the body, and how best to explain pain to clients utilising non-medical terminology.
There are 4 modules for the workshop, each providing invaluable strategies to utilise in clinical and non-clinical settings. The modules cover how to explain the neurophysiology of pain in a non-medical way to clients, show clients how biopsychosocial factors affect pain using Beyond Pain’s Disability Model, and teach participants how to ask the right questions to engage and motivate chronic pain clients.
Further, best practice pain management is discussed including expectations from pain management program and what key strategies, physical and cognitive, should be taught to clients.
This workshop blends educational and practical strategies so that the participant leaves armed with effective and proven strategies to improve their practice.
This workshop has been attended by allied health and medical professionals, and, have been delivered in numerous states.
Presented by Anjelo Ratnachandra, B Physio (Hons), Grad Cert Counselling, Cert CBT, Cert REBT
Anjelo is an award-winning practitioner with dual qualifications in Physiotherapy and Counselling. He has extensive experience in Chronic pain, chronic fatigue and mental health disorders, and has clients Australia wide. He has contributed towards numerous research papers in the area of pain management, and, is the author of the self-guiding book Beyond Pain. Anjelo has extensive experience in Occupational Rehabilitation, and in research-based pain/fatigue management. In 2011, his clinic was presented with the Worksafe (Vic) Treating Health Practitioner Achievement Award. In 2018, he was awarded Physiotherapist of the Year at the Australian Allied Health Awards. He has also won awards for his work in Occupational Rehabilitation. He has worked in Australia and overseas, and has presented at national and international conferences.
Brisbane: 14 June 2019
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For more information or to enrol in the workshop, please contact the provider below.
Ph: 0400 202 803