7 Pain Discoveries that will Change your Life
April 29, 2019
Pain BC has partnered with the Physiotherapy Association of BC and UBC Continuing Professional Development to discuss recent discoveries in the field of pain neuroscience that have the potential to change how practitioners treat patients with pain. Dr. Tasha Stanton will provide a contemporary view of the role and function of pain with emphasis on examples that can be used clinically to convey difficult or challenging concepts to patients. She will also provide guidance on suggested treatment strategies for people with persistent pain, including evidence supporting the use of pain education as an integral part of multidisciplinary treatment.
This lecture is open to all health professionals.
Date: April 29, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm PST
Location: Vancouver General Hospital - Paetzold Auditorium (899 West 12th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9)
This event is hosted by the Physiotherapy Association of BC in collaboration with Pain BC and UBC Continuing Professional Development.
Dr. Tasha Stanton, BScPT, MSc, PhD
Dr. Tasha Stanton is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of South Australia, Adelaide and Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney. Dr Stanton currently holds an National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship. She has received >$2.2m in competitive research funding, has published >60 peer-reviewed journal articles, and has been a keynote/invited speaker at >50 national and international conferences. Her research has won both national and international awards, including the World Congress of Pain Ronald Dubner research award for the best series of papers as a trainee, the Australian Pain Society Rising Star Award and the Australian Physiotherapy Association Best New Investigator Award. Her research focuses on clinical pain neuroscience, with a specific interest in cortical body representation, somatosensation, multi-modal illusions, and pain.