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APTEI: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 101

APTEI: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 101

APTEI: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 101

This course includes
1:24:13 of Course Material (View)
Patient Education (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

About The Course

This online course by Bahram Jam, founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), reviews the most clinically relevant studies on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

Bahram will outline the 10 physiotherapy management options for this extremely challenging and debilitating condition. Finally, the non-pharmacological approaches to managing CRPS are explained.


Learning Objectives:

  1. A number of clinical facts on CRPS and the potential challenges with diagnosing and treating patients with this condition
  2. The latest guidelines for diagnosing CRPS
  3. Several PT management options for CRPS such as:
    - Re-assurance of recovery
    - Encouragement to functionally use the extremity 
    - Appropriate pain education
    - Graded Motor Imagery (GMI)
    - Pain Exposure Therapy 
    - Graded Sensory Exposure 
    - Brain Visualization


Who Is This Course For?

This course is for all health care providers who care for patients diagnosed with CRPS including physical therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, and physicians interesting in non-pharmacological approaches to managing CRPS.


What’s Included In This Online Healthcare Course?

  • 1.5 hours of video lessons.
  • Downloadable resources that you can use and share with your patients
  • Ability to take notes next to each video lesson throughout the course
  • Lifetime access. You can return to this course at any time. If any material is updated or added, you will have access to the new content.
  • Certificate of completion. Once you've completed the course, you will receive a certificate for your professional portfolio.
  • 6 patient education that can be shared with your patients electronically through Embodia (if you are an Embodia Member)
  • Bite-sized information: all of the content is broken down into bite-sized chunks, so that you can easily watch a video on your break, over lunch, or for a few minutes at night.
  • Access to this course is through Embodia, and although some of the content, such as the workbook can be downloaded, the majority cannot. This is to protect the instructor’s material and to prevent the content from being shared freely on the Internet.
  • Embodia is mobile-friendly and can be accessed by phone, tablet, and computer.
  • There is no start date or completion date. You can complete the course at your own pace.
  • You will be sent a receipt as soon as you purchase this course. This receipt can be used for education grants and for tax purposes.
  • A Special Coupon for 15% off any other online course on Embodia Academy when you’ve completed this course!


The instructors
Bahram Jam (he/him)

Bahram is a physiotherapist and founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). He's taught 1000+ continuing education courses to healthcare professionals across Canada & internationally.

He has instructed over one thousand post-graduate orthopaedic and pain science courses and has been a guest presenter at several physiotherapy and medical conferences across Canada and internationally.

His primary clinical approach is to identify relevant functional impairments and determine the best self-management strategy to maximize patient independence.

Course Material included in this course
  • Management
  • Lesson 3: Re-assure, Encourage, Educate
  • Lesson 4: GMI Levels 1-5
  • Lesson 5: Graded Sensory Exposure
  • Lesson 6: Brain Visualization 6
  • Lesson 7: Review of the Top 10 Management Options for CRPS
  • A gift :)
  • Course Feedback
  • Bonus Material
  • Bonus Presentation
Patient Education included in this course
  • Laterality Discrimination Sheet (Foot)
  • Video: Brain Visualization (BV6) Guided Audio
  • Video: Brain Visualization (BV6) Explained
  • Brain Visualization (BV6) Instruction sheet
  • CRPS Recovery Plan Sheet
  • Laterality Discrimination Sheet (Hand)
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