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Pain Management - Chiropractic Doctor


Pain 112
Clinical Pearls

1.0

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  • Expand your application of the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain by exploring an enactive approach to pain
  • Recognize the clinical complexities involved in identifying malingering in chronic pain patients
  • Outline relevant factors pertaining to clinical presentation, pathophysiology and treatment of chronic neuropathic pain
  • Investigate the hypoalgesic effect of thoracic spinal manipulation on pain induced by temporal summation
  • Explore the potential brain mechanisms involved in pain relief achieved via Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) application

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Pain 111
Chronic Pain

1.0

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  • Evaluate the relationships among thoracic spinal stiffness, pain and muscle activity in healthy subjects and those with chronic thoracic pain
  • Summarize updated chronic pain classification updates from the ICD-11
  • Compare and contrast the clinical presentation and pathophysiology of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
  • Summarize a clinical framework to sub-categorize pain patients based on an individual’s dominant pain etiology 
  • Examine the effect of neural tissue management on pain and disability in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Pain 109

Pain Management


2.0

$40.00 USD

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  • Gain insight into the different types of pain
  • Differentiate different sources of spinal pain
  • Summarize the societal and clinical challenges of the pain patient
  • Describe the difference between acute and chronic pain
  • Provide an initial appreciation of alternative treatment options
  • Understand the importance of chiropractic principles with the pain patient

David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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Pain 108
Pain Diagrams, Neuropathic Pain and Neuroplasticity, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

1.0

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  • Evaluate the test-retest, intra- and inter-examiner reliability of the body pain diagram for determining pain distribution and location for musculoskeletal conditions
  • Summarize the current state of knowledge on neuropathic pain, with focus on how it differs from nociception
  • Review of the current literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Explore central nervous system neuroplastic adaptations that may contribute to the pathophysiology of chronic conditions
  • Differentiate symptoms and signs of central sensitization, peripheral neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain in patients with low back pain (with or without leg pain)

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Pain 107

Central Sensitization, Plasticity, Myofascial Pain


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  • Explain the concept of central sensitization and appreciate its relevance in clinical practice
  • Summarize the mechanisms of neural plasticity pertaining to pain perception in the central nervous system
  • Outline how proper training can positively influence neural plasticity in the motor cortex in low back pain patients
  • Highlight key components of motor-skill training that provide the greatest potential in rehabilitation
  • Describe the state of the literature on our knowledge about Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Pain 106

Pain, Inflammation, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia and Peripheral Neuropathy


1.0

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  • Summarize the assessment and diagnosis of pain
  • List and describe 5 common causes of back pain and how to prevent injury
  • Outline the causes of fibromyalgia
  • Illustrate the mechanisms of inflammation and pain
  • Discuss the pain of peripheral neuropathy


Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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Pain 105

Cancer: Pathology, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture


1.0

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  • Outline the nature of and hallmarks of cancer
  • Summarize the relationship between physical activity and cancer
  • Summarize the relationship between nutrition and cancer
  • Summarize the relationship between massage therapy and cancer
  • Summarize the relationship between acupuncture and cancer
  • Summarize the relationship between manual therapy and cancer


Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Pain 104

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pain Management


3.0

$60.00 USD

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  • Extrapolate the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMS) for Pain Management as it pertains to prevalence of use, safety and cost
  • Discuss the Epidemiology of Pain
  • Assess pain in patients
  • Classify pain by extrapolating the physiology and biochemistry of pain
  • Compare the sensation, attention and behavioral aspects of pain
  • Recognize the anthroposophic concepts of pain
  • Summarize concepts of pain in spiritual healing, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy and traditional Chinese medicine


Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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