Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Webinar

The role of non-pharmacological approaches to pain management is evolving, and some non-pharmacological and complementary therapies have an increasingly important contribution to make to holistic patient care alongside analgesics.

This webinar – held online on Wednesday 11th July 2018 – was presented by Tumelo Dube, Physiotherapist at the Pain Management and Research Centre located at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney.

Topics included:
Section 1: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in Pain Management
> Biopsychosocial model of chronic pain
> Skills for effective management of chronic pain
> Maintenance of skills practice

Section 2: Physiotherapy in the Management of Chronic Pain
> An exercise and education based approach
> Importance of goals when managing chronic pain

Presenter: Tumelo Dube
Tumelo Dube is a Physiotherapist at the Pain Management and Research Centre located at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. He completed his Bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science and Physiotherapy at Griffith University. He went on to do a Masters of Medical Science (Pain Management) at Sydney University. Currently, he is wading into the research world and has recently completed a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) skills training course.

Clinically, Tumelo has worked in aged care and post-surgical rehabilitation where pain management was always a key feature. He further pursued his interest in pain management at the Pain Management and Research Centre where he is involved in the ADAPT and BPSM Pain Management programs, involving clinical assessment and management of chronic pain patients. Apart from his clinical work, Tumelo is an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association as the NSW committee member for the Pain Network.

Registration is now closed

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> Non-members: $25.00

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