CAOT Webinar - Perception, pain and plasticity- Evidence for bottom-up and top-down approaches in rehabilitation of persons with complex regional pain syndrome
: Online Webinar
: May 21, 2019 12:00-1:00 pm
Advances in pain science and rehabilitation have supported the development of new treatment ideas, and challenged existing practices. Using new conceptualizations of pain and neuroplasticity, occupational therapists can incorporate strategies for both symptom reduction and increasing meaningful activity to maximize participation. This webinar will provide a brief overview of the mechanisms of pain perception, and the neuroplastic changes associated with pain and pain reduction. Mechanism-informed treatment approaches will be explored using case examples of persons with complex regional pain syndrome.