National Pain Week 2022 - Facebook Lives & Webinars
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Experience chronic pain or know someone who does? Join a national movement promoting accessible and affordable pain-management. We will explore the results of the National Pain Survey and launch our national movement.
Chronic Pain Australia believes that a triple A economy should deliver triple A standards of care, which is why we’re launching our Triple A campaign promoting Awareness, Access and Affordability.
From patient perspectives to industry experts, we will cover strategies and experiences that will help you manage your chronic pain.
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Cancer Pain... We Are All in This Together!
My pain is real. Why would I see a psychologist?
By Melissa Day and Ingrid Bindicsova
This webinar will provide a brief background on the multidisciplinary nature of chronic pain.
We will then discuss the neuroscience of pain and its relief in order to demonstrate the role of psychological interventions in changing the way the brain processes pain to make plasticity work for you rather than against you.
We will conclude with some practical guidance on where to find a psychologist with expertise in pain management, as well as several other freely available resources.
The Pain Toolkit
By Pete Moore
Hear from Pete Moore the author of ‘The Pain Toolkit’ which is a simple patient interactive booklet that is used by healthcare professionals internationally to start off the pain self-management conversation.
The Pain Toolkit for Patients
The Pain Toolkit for Healthcare Providers
Explain Pain: Consumer guide
By Anjelo Ratnachandra
Anjelo Ratnachandra unpacks the changes that occur when pain changes from acute to chronic and provides an answer to common questions, such as why the weather or mood impact your pain experience.
Flare Up & Fatigue: Red, Amber & Green Zones
By Brent Weeks
Finding it hard to keep your pain at a manageable level?
Hear from Brent Weeks about a simple management tool that has helped many people experiencing chronic pain keep themselves in ‘the green zone.’
Brent specialises in multidisciplinary sports rehabilitation in his career, working with major sporting teams, including the Western Bulldogs (AFL) and the Melbourne Rebels (Rugby Union).
Evaluating The Risks & Benefits of Medicines
By Nicolette Ellis
Are you wondering if the combination of medicines you’re taking is ideal?
Medicines are the most used treatment in healthcare. Nicolette Ellis provides some simple strategies you can use to review, track, and monitor the benefits and risks of your medicines.
Enabling Participation in Meaningful Activities
By Fiona Thomas
Occupational therapy is a cornerstone of pain management.
Fiona Thomas is an accomplished pain academic and occupational therapist. She will discuss the role of occupational therapy in helping individuals participate fully in life despite the presence of pain.
Fiona will speak on strategies and techniques occupational therapists may use when treating pain or helping people manage their pain themselves.
The What, Why, & How of Nutrition and Pain
By Katherine Brain
What is the relationship between food, mood and pain?
Dr Katherine Brain explains the important role nutrition plays when it comes to pain management.
Dr Brain is an accredited practising dietitian and pain academic. She combines her lived experience with chronic pain and her expertise in nutrition, to shed light on the complex relationship between nutrition and pain.