February 12, 2020 | 3 Min Read
Functional Nutrition for Chronic Pain
By Maggie Bergeron
Over the last decade there have been many scientific advances in understanding the neurophysiology of pain, but quickly and accurately assessing a patient’s chronic pain problem in a busy clinical setting remains a challenge.
An important first step in developing a plan of care and implementing successful pain management is a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment.
Chronic pain is shaped by a myriad of biomedical, psychosocial (patients’ thoughts, beliefs, expectations, and mood), and behavioral factors (context, responses by peers, and society).
How chronic pain is conceptualized influences how pain is evaluated, and lifestyle factors must be considered when developing a treatment plan.
A comprehensive assessment of the whole person is essential for optimal outcomes.
There are 5 Pillars of Pain Reduction that are critical to assess:
On February 19 at 8pm EST, learn how functional nutrition can improve your patient outcomes, reverse chronic pain and transform your practice. Click here to register for this free online training.
Dr. Joe Tatta will be running this online live training session about functional nutrition training and here’s why you should listen to him:
Joe is a physical therapist and the author of the #1 bestselling book, Heal Your Pain Now. Joe is also the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, an education company dedicated to training practitioners in integrative strategies to treat pain. Throughout his career he has worked in every aspect of pain care, starting in adult rehabilitation, but spending the majority of his 25 years in outpatient practice. He founded and managed a multi-clinic physical therapy and wellness centre that helped thousands of patients and trained practitioners. In 2017 he led the task force with the American Physical Therapy Association that expanded nutrition as part of the scope of practice for physical therapists.
This free webinar will change how you treat your patients – helping them to heal and recover faster. Claim your spot now!
Functional nutrition improves patient outcomes and expands the scope of services available to patients, referral sources and communities.
The Western diet, along with a sedentary lifestyle is pro-inflammatory and can lead to a number of chronic diseases encountered in physiotherapy practice. Optimizing nutrition is a powerful way to halt and reverse many chronic pain syndromes. Diet and nutrition are key components of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of many conditions managed by physiotherapists. It is the role of the physiotherapists to screen for and provide information on diet and nutrition to patients and the community. The integration of functional nutrition into physiotherapy practice is an evidence-based approach for resolving chronic pain and fast becoming a best practice.
Join this one-hour complimentary webinar to learn how you can integrate functional nutrition into your practice. Register Now!
Warning: Space is limited to the first 500 clinicians who register. These LIVE trainings always fill up fast so claim your spot now to avoid disappointment.
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