Chronic pain triggers changes in brain structure that are linked to depression, anxiety, and impaired cognitive function. New research shows that practicing yoga has the opposite effect on the brain and can relieve chronic pain.
Course created on March 21, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Health And Wellness
- After this course, participants will be able to name 3 aspects of brain function which are altered by chronic pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the neuromatrix of pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 yoga treatment options to manage chronic pain.
|5-10 Minutes||Define Pain|
|10-25 Minutes||Pain Theory|
|25-30 Minutes||The neuromatrix of pain|
|30-35 Minutes||Past trauma impact on chronic pain|
|35-45 Minutes||Yoga for pain management|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical use of yoga in pain management|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Catherine McDowell has been an Occupational Therapist for over 20 years. After many years in the field of Occupational Therapy, first as a COTA, then OTR, she became a Director of Occupational Therapy at a nationally recognized United Cerebral Palsy program and the coordinator and teacher of the COTA program at Touro College in NY. Catherine took some time to explore a number of other health-related fields, becoming a Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist, Yoga Therapist, E-RYT500 Yoga Alliance teacher, and Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. She has expanded her knowledge of complementary healing practices and now works to unite the theories and practices of a variety of ancient and culturally relevant medical practices with the practice of Occupational Therapy. Catherine is currently the Executive Director of June10 inc; and was recently appointed to the Governor’s Council for Women.
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