The Social Consequences of Pain
This webinar aims to highlight the social ramifications of chronic pain, and raise awareness of practical steps that clinicians can take to manage the social consequences of chronic pain.
Chronic Pain After Surgery: Predictive Factors and Prevention Strategies
Professor Schug will discuss current research on ways to predict when people may develop chronic pain after surgery, and he'll provide some preventative strategies.
Mindfulness, Emotions, and Pain Treatment
In this webinar, Dr. Mel Pohl reviews the emotional aspects of pain and suffering from a physiological and psychological standpoint and explains the basis of meditative techniques and the fundamentals of mindfulness practice.
Reducing Catastrophizing to Prevent and Treat Chronic Pain
Learn the science behind pain catastrophizing, its impacts, and why this psychological construct should be assessed and treated in outpatients and in individuals who are planning to have surgery.
Understanding the Impact of Job Demands and Job Control on Work Outcomes
Dr. Williams-Whitt discusses the current state of research on workplace interventions that affect job demands and control and how they impact absenteeism, productivity, and financial outcomes.
Fear-Avoidance Beliefs and Chronic Pain
Dr. Gatchel will help us understand what fear-avoidance beliefs and behaviors are, how they affect people with chronic pain, and what tools and treatments can be used to help people with pain reduce those beliefs.