Yoga As A Vehicle For Pain Science Education
In this course, you will learn:
- The current research of yoga for pain
- How yoga and pain science effectively integrate biomechanical, biomedical and biopsychosocial paradigms and practices
- The practical application and integration through a discussion of therapeutic yoga for people in pain
This course was recorded at a multi-disciplinary conference where clinicians learn how to apply current pain research into clinical practice.
This one hour introductory lecture was filmed at the San Diego Pain Summit in 2015.
MSc, BScPT, BA-BPHE, CYT, RYT500
Neil is the founder and director of Neil Pearson Physiotherapist Corporation, which operates as life is now. He focuses on providing the knowledge and tools for effective pain self-management, through two avenues: Pain Care Education, and Pain Care Yoga.
Neil works as a registered physiotherapist, and a certified yoga therapist in Penticton, BC, Canada. He is an educator: Clinical Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia, faculty with the BC Medical Association enhancing knowledge and clinical practice of primary care MDs, and a faculty member in five yoga therapist training programs. Near home, he is active in providing, and researching the effectiveness of group pain education within both primary and secondary pain care.
Neil is the founding Chair of the Pain Science Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and the first PT recipient of the Canadian Pain Society’s top honour for Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education.
Course Material included in this course
Neil Pearson - San Diego Pain Summit
A Few Questions Before We Begin
Pain Neuroscience Education
Eight Forms of Yoga