The Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability is a non-profit dedicated to the prevention and reduction of pain, pain suffering, and workplace disability. Their webinars are FREE to attend, and they will provide proof of attendance for a low fee of $15.
Exercise Management for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – The Evidence and Current Approaches
Suzanne Broadbent PhD – Senior Lecturer, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Southern Cross University
Dr. Broadbent will provide an over view of exercise management for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and discuss current research describing the most effective types of exercise practices to use.
DATE: August 23, 2016 – 4:00pm PDT / 7:00pm EDT
The Role of Healthcare Providers in Return to Work After Injury
Agnieszka Kosny PhD – Scientist, Institute for Work & Health
Dr. Agnieszka Kosny will discuss current research about the role that healthcare providers play in return to work after an injury and how to improve communication to improve outcomes.
DATE: September 14, 2016 – 9:30am PDT / 12:30am EDT
Pain-related Distress: Recognition and Appropriate Interventions
Tamar Pincus PhD – Professor in Health Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London
Many people who live with chronic pain report that they also suffer from low mood, irritability, and withdrawal from activities and relationships. Dr. Tamar Pincus will discuss new research which helps distinguish whether these behaviours are based in depression or pain-related distress.
DATE: September 20, 2016 – 8:30am PDT / 11:00am EDT / 4:30pm UK