Starts:

Friday, December 31st
11:00pm-:

Category:

Refresher Course

Improving Function through Physical Therapy for Pediatric Chronic Pain

This presentation will provide an introduction to physical therapy treatment strategies for children and adolescents with chronic pain. Treatment strategies will include pain neuroscience education, physical activity, activity pacing, graded motor imagery, desensitization, virtual reality, and passive modalities. The underlying theory will be presented as well as available evidence. Practical approaches to implementing treatment stategies will be discussed and highlighted using case studies.

Presenters

Mrs. Giulia Mesaroli

Student/Trainee
The Hospital for Sick Children