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  1. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults

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    Pain is an unpleasant subjective experience. It is then subdivided according to its duration; acute or persistent, and depending on its causal mechanism; nociceptive, neuropathic or amplified. Defining the type of pain present makes it possible to choose a more appropriate treatment.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region.Comprendre, évaluer et gérer la douleur chez les personnes âgées

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21,

  2. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults EP04

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    This video shows how listening to people with pain helps in pain management. It presents and describes the differences between the perception of pain and its expression.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  3. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults

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    Health professional, Patient

    Pain can be managed using non-pharmacological methods. Physical activity can be a good tool either through global activation (walking, dancing) or through specific exercises. Other health professionals can help with active (teaching exercises in physiotherapy) or passive (TENS, acupuncture, massage) methods. Adequate pain relief is important during any diagnostic treatment.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  4. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    Clinical Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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    This fibromyalgia resource provides its definition, epidemiology, and diagnostic guidelines. It also presents guidelines for the treatment and management of fibromyalgia as well as useful tools and references.

    Language: French

    Reference: Carruthers, Bruce Van de Sande, Marjorie I. 2010. Symptômes cliniques de la fibromyalgie

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/15,

  5. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:00:00

    The Psychologist at the Heart of Physical Health

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    Edition of the psychology magazine on the role of the psychologist in physical health (please go directly to page 21).

    Language: French

    Reference: Sultan,Serge Körner, Annett. 2010. Le psychologue au cœur de la santé physique

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17,

  6. Partner in your care
    Length 00:00:00

    Pain management is a team matter

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    Text on the fact that pain is a biopsychosocial phenomenon and also addressing the fact that the optimal treatment should not be only the usual medical treatment but be more inclusive and be integrative.

    Language: French

    Reference: Moreau, Marie-Eve. Gestion de la douleur, une affaire d’équipe

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17,

  7. Sleep
    Length 00:00:00

    Do Your Patients Tell You They Cannot Sleep?

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    Andrew Koppejan, physiotherapist, discusses the importance of sleep in pain and inflammation and gives advice on sleep hygiene.

    Language: English

    Reference: Koppejan, Andrew. 2015. Vos patients vous disent-ils qu'ils ne peuvent pas dormir?

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21,

  8. Pain education
    Length 02:00:00

    Recovery strategies - pain guidebook

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    Health professional, Patient

    This free workbook by Greg Lehman is an education and self-management tool that can be used by patients alone or with guidance from their therapist. The sections are Pain Principles, Key Messages, Pain Contributors, and Recovery Strategy.

    Language: English

    Reference: Greg Lehman. 2017. Stratégies de récupération - guide sur la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  9. Pain education
    Length 00:11:00

    Low Back Pain Patient Video

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    This video walks through low back pain with patients and gives some advices.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mike Evans. 2014. Vidéo pour patients lombalgiques

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  10. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Managing chronic pain

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    An online educational tool for managing chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Arthritis society. 2018. Gérer la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  11. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Why do I feel pain ?

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    Use and dysfunction of the pain system, slides can be used to explain pain to patients.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Pourquoi je ressens de la douleur ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  12. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    What causes persistent pain ?

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    Slides to explain pain : role and dysfunction of pain hypersensitivity.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Qu'est-ce qui cause la douleur persistante ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  13. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    A simple metaphor

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    Slides to explain pain : this is an analogy for thinking about treatment of persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Une métaphore simple

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  14. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    The elephant in the room

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    Slides to explain pain : the role of brain in pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Le sujet que personne ne veut aborder

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  15. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Strange pain and magic in the brain

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    Slides to explain pain : how can the brain decrease the intensity of the pain felt ?

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Douleur étrange et magie dans le cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  16. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    The bad guy for pain

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    Descending facilitation.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Le méchant pour la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  17. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    The meaning of your pain

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    Slides to explain pain : how can the meaning attributed to pain influence how it feels?

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. La signification de votre douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  18. Pain education
    Length 00:14:32

    Why things hurt ?

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    Lorimer Moseley explores why we hurt, do we actually experience pain, or if it's merely an illusion.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley.2011.Pourquoi a-t-on mal ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  19. Pain education
    Length 00:02:29

    Understanding Pain: Brainman chooses

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    Explanations abour biopsychosocials components of pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Hunter Integrated Pain Service. 2014. Comprendre la douleur : les choix de Monsieur Cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  20. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    Physioplus

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    Website offering many online courses (paid) on different subjects.

    Language: English

    Reference: Physioplus

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  21. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Can the way we move after injury lead to chronic pain?

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    Our brains tell our bodies to move differently when we have pain. But there is growing evidence that changing the way we move might actually contribute to the development of pain that lasts for months or years.

    Language: English

    Reference: Siobhan Schabrun. 2016. La façon dont nous bougeons après une blessure peut-elle mener à la douleur chronique ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  22. Pain education
    Length 00:12:00

    Myths about back pain

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    Back pain is a huge problem costing the Australian government ~1.2Billion dollars per year and there are a few unhelpful beliefs or myths out there that aren’t helping turn this statistic around.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kevin Wernli. 2019. Mythes à propos de la douleur de dos

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  23. Pain education
    Length 00:02:19

    7 surprising facts about posture

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    Infographic presenting seven surprising facts about posture.

    Language: English

    Reference: Diane Slater. 2019. 7 faits surprenants à propos de la posture

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  24. Pain education
    Length 00:09:18

    What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

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    Effects of physical activity.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mike Evans. 2011. Quelle-est la meilleure chose que nous puissions faire pour notre santé ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  25. Pain education
    Length 00:15:00

    Communicating With people seeking help for lower back pain

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    The following quiz is a tool designed to assist learning what messages can be helpful or unhelpful when communicating with people seeking care for lower back pain. It also highlights the importance of communication style.

    Language: English

    Reference: Peter O'Sullivan. Communiquer avec des personnes cherchant de l'aide pour une lombalgie

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  26. Pain education
    Length 00:12:00

    Is it time for change with the management of chronic shoulder pain ?

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    In this post, I will try to provide brief answers to some questions I often get and I believe are important related to treatment of patients with chronic shoulder pain. I will try to elaborate with some of my thoughts regarding possibilities of the enhancement of physiotherapy treatment for people with chronic shoulder pain. These thoughts are based on my experience as a physiotherapist and the massive amount of research I have been reading the past year when preparing for the start of my PhD.

    Language: English

    Reference: Daniel Major. 2017. Est-il temps de changer la gestion de la douleur chronique d'épaule ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  27. Pain education
    Length 00:44:41

    Pain Management: Roadmap to Revolution

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    This presentation by Steven Z George suggests how to improve physiotherapy for the treatment of pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Steven Z. George. 2016. Gestion de la douleur : carte routière vers la révolution

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  28. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    painbc.ca

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    Website offering online training on pain management for healthcare professionals, and a self-help community for people with pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: painbc.ca

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  29. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    noigroup.com

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    Website listing online training and (paid) pain assessment and treatment tools.

    Language: English

    Reference: noigroup

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  30. Pain education
    Length 01:08:00

    Chronic Pain Management: A Toolkit for Physiotherapists

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    Chronic/persistent pain is a complex, heterogeneous condition. Biological factors interact with psychological factors, and both are further influenced by the patient’s social and cultural environment, contributing to the individual’s experience of pain. Physiotherapists can be equipped to develop an effective plan of care that addresses the inter-connected biological, psychological and social factors.

    Language: English

    Reference: Physiotherapy Alberta College. 2017. Gestion de la douleur chronique: une boîte à outils pour les physiothérapeutes

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  31. Pain education
    Length 00:44:05

    When is spinal pain less about the spine?

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    Dr Kieran O’Sullivan of Aspetar and Pain-Ed discusses how spinal pain is a result of numerous factors and is not just about the spine.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kieran O'Sullivan. 2016. When is spinal pain less about the spine?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  32. Pain education
    Length 00:31:22

    Physical factors in the CFT approach to chronic pain management

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    Dr. Wim Dankaerts outlines the importance physical factors play in the development and maintenance of chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Wim Dankaerts. 2016. Physical factors in the CFT approach to chronic pain management

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  33. Pain education
    Length 00:13:33

    General health and immune function in chronic pain

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    Dr Kieran O'Sullivan discusses the significant role that a healthy lifestyle plays in chronic pain, as well as overall health.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kieran O'Sullivan. 2016. General health and immune function in chronic pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  34. Pain education
    Length 00:27:57

    Psychological approaches in management of Chronic Pain

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    In this talk Dr. Brian McGuire discusses the importance of psychological approaches in chronic pain treatment. He highlights the evidence for techniques such as CBT, mindfulness, multidisciplinary pain management programs and other psychological interventions and how these can help people with chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Brian McGuire. 2016. Psychological approaches in management of Chronic Pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  35. Pain education
    Length 00:11:15

    A 10 minute guide to understanding pain and what to do about it

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    Pain is a complex phenomenon which can be hard to understand. There are numerous reasons why pain occurs which may be unrelated to physical factors. This video summarises why people experience pain and explains what to do to overcome it.

    Language: English

    Reference: Universität Witten/Herdecke. 2016. A 10 minute guide to understanding pain and what to do about it

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  36. Pain education
    Length 00:15:00

    Aging: are these 4 pain myths complicating care ?

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    Is pain a natural part of aging? Does "toughing it out" make pain more tolerable? Read on to see what the evidence really says regarding 4 common misconceptions about pain and aging.

    Language: English

    Reference: Stephen Thielke. 2012. Vieillissement: ces 4 mythes sur la douleur compliquent-ils les soins?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  37. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Persistent Pain Booklet

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    Explanatory booklet on persistent pain: differences between acute and chronic pain, how does pain work, why pain persists ?, changes in the brain, how to decrease persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Health professionals in Southern Tasmania. 2014. Livret sur la douleur persistante

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  38. Pain education
    Length 00:15:21

    Back pain - separating facts from fiction

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    Prof Peter O’Sullivan – and a range of patients he met at workshops in London – discuss some of the widely held myths about back pain which negatively impact on the perception and treatment of back pain, and how they can be changed successfully.

    Language: English

    Reference: Peter O'Sullivan. 2015. Back pain - separating facts from fiction

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  39. Pain education
    Length 00:40:41

    Getting a grip on pain and the brain

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    In this presentation, Professor Moseley outlined why pain really is in your head, but not in the way you might think. He considered questions such as what pain is, why we have it and why it often does not go away.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley. 2013. Getting a grip on pain and the brain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  40. Pain education
    Length 00:05:44

    The Drug Cabinet in the Brain

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    David Butler from the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute talking about the wonders of exogenous vs. endogenously produced pain relieving chemicals. A video designed to educate patients and clinicians on the"majesty of the brain". David makes comparisons between your brains natural chemical production and their pharmaceutical counterparts.

    Language: English

    Reference: David Butler. 2013. L'armoire à médicaments du cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  41. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    What Every Physiotherapist Needs to Know about NSAIDs and Musculoskeletal Injuries

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    NSAIDs are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medications for pain and inflammation. A staggering 5-10% of all medicines prescribed each year come from this class this doesn’t take into account over the counter purchasing. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) can have positive effects on this experience and it is not uncommon that our patients have taken these prior to seeking physiotherapist assessment.

    Language: English

    Reference: Claire Knott. 2020. Ce que tous les physiothérapeutes devraient savoir à propos des AINS et des blessures musculosquelettiques

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  42. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Pain is sexist. Sex Hormones and Anxiety Modulate Brain Responses to Painful Stimuli

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    Women and men are different in many ways; some of these differences are obvious and some not so intuitive. For example, pain is sexist.

    Language: English

    Reference: Serge Marchand. 2011. La douleur est sexiste. Les hormones sexuelles et l'anxiété modulent les réponses du cerveau aux stimuli douloureux

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  43. Pain education
    Length 00:21:10

    The Pain Revolution

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    Lorimer Moseley explains the science behind 'Explain Pain' - and the good news for chronic pain sufferers. With fascinating examples and the latest research Lorimer explains how science is showing there are alternatives to drugs for many sufferers - and how it can be done.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley. 2017. La révolution de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  44. Pain education
    Length 00:20:00

    PNE4Kids

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    Explanatory booklet (free download) giving ideas for explaining the neurophysiology of pain to children in clinical practice.

    Language: English

    Reference: Roselien Pas. 2018. PNE4Kids

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  45. Pain education
    Length 00:10:00

    Pain neuroscience education: slides for supporting / illustrating your explanation

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    Slides to illustrate an explanation of pain neuroscience.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain in motion. Formation en neurosciences de la douleur: diapositives pour soutenir / illustrer votre explication

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  46. Pain education
    Length 00:20:00

    A journey to learn about pain

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    This book will cover some topics about pain and provide some cognitive and behavioral strategies for helpingthe child in your life who struggles with pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Felipe Reis. 2018. Un voyage pour apprendre à propos de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  47. Pain education
    Length 00:09:00

    Retraining Pain Memories in Chronic Pain Patients: the Next Generation of Exercise Therapy

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    Exercise therapy for chronic pain patients can address movementrelated pain memories by applying the ‘exposure without danger’ principle. By addressing patients’ perceptions about exercises, therapists should try to decrease the anticipated danger (threat level) of the exercises by challenging the nature of, and reasoning behind their fears, assuring the safety of the exercises, and increasing confidence in a successful accomplishment of the exercise.

    Language: English

    Reference: Jo Nijs. 2014. Rééducation de la mémoire de la douleur chez les patients souffrant de douleur chronique: la prochaine génération de thérapie par l'exercice

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  48. Pain education
    Length 00:50:00

    Why does my pain persist? And why can't we determine its exact cause?

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    A rational, evidence-based explanation for patients with chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Renske van Abbema. Pourquoi ma douleur persiste-t-elle? Et pourquoi ne parvient-on pas à déterminer sa cause exacte?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  49. Pain education
    Length 01:00:00

    Why do my back hurt when you can't see anything ?

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    A rational, evidence-based explanation for patients with chronic generalized pain (fibromyalgia).

    Language: French

    Reference: Renske van Abbema. Pourquoi ai-je mal au dos alors qu’on ne voit rien ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  50. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Osteoarthritis Balancing Handson Handsoff

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    Example of the communication between a musculoskeletal therapist applying pain neuroscience education with an elderly patient with chronic knee osteoarthritis-related pain and central sensitization as the main dominant pain mechanism.

    Language: English

    Reference: Enrique Lluch Girbés. Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  51. Pain education
    Length 00:08:00

    Pain neuroscience education: slides for supporting / illustrating your explanation

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    Slides to illustrate an explanation of pain neuroscience.

    Language: French

    Reference: Jo Nijs.Formation en neurosciences de la douleur: diapositives pour soutenir / illustrer votre explication

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  52. Medication
    Length 00:32:14

    The Pain Beat (Episode 1) – Pain Targets: Molecules? Cells? Circuits? Systems?

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 1 is around the questions: "What biological levels should be targeted to produce the most effective pain therapies: molecules, cells, circuits, or systems?"

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 1) – Pain Targets: Molecules? Cells? Circuits? Systems?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  53. Medication
    Length 00:39:27

    The Pain Beat (Episode 2) – Optogenetics and Chemogenetics for Pain Treatment: How Feasible Are They? How Effective Could They Be?

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 2 is around the questions: "Are optogenetics and chemogenetics feasible approaches to pain treatment and, if so, how effective they might be."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 2) – Optogenetics and Chemogenetics for Pain Treatment: How Feasible Are They? How Effective Could They Be?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  54. Pain education
    Length 00:53:26

    The Pain Beat (Episode 3) – The Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 3 is around the questions: "What are the ideas and issues related to the transition from acute to chronic pain."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 3) – The Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  55. Pain education
    Length 00:54:18

    The Pain Beat (Episode 4) – The Use of Human Tissue in Pain Research: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 4 is around the questions: "The use of human tissue in pain research and prospects for clinical translation of new knowledge emerging from this approach."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 4) – The Use of Human Tissue in Pain Research: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  56. Pain education
    Length 01:15:00

    The Pain Beat (Episode 5) – The Coding of Sensory Information: Population Coding or Labeled Lines?

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 5 is around the questions: "How the mammalian nervous system encodes sensory modalities related to touch, pain, and temperature. Are there labeled lines? Or is there population coding? Do the mechanisms differ by location – the brain, spinal cord, or periphery?"

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2021. The Pain Beat (Episode 5) – The Coding of Sensory Information: Population Coding or Labeled Lines?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  57. Pain education
    Length 00:48:19

    The Pain Beat Podcast (Episode 6) – Communicating Science in an Empathic and Inclusive Way: Why – and How – Should Pain Researchers Do It?

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    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 6 is around the questions: "What are the major challenges chronic pain research faces in different parts of the world? How can we address those challenges using a different and more audacious approach?

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2021. The Pain Beat Podcast (Episode 6) – Communicating Science in an Empathic and Inclusive Way: Why – and How – Should Pain Researchers Do It?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  58. Pain education
    Length 00:39:04

    The role of yoga therapy in an integrative pain management plan

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    It’s well known that practicing yoga can provide many benefits to both the body and mind, but did you know research suggests that yoga therapy can be an especially helpful tool for managing pain?

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2021. The role of yoga therapy in an integrative pain management plan

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/08,

  59. Pain education
    Length 00:40:25

    The Canadian Pain Task Force: The latest on best practices for better understanding, preventing and managing pain

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    Pain BC’s Executive Director Maria Hudspith, who co-chairs the Task Force, and Linda Wilhelm, a Task Force member who lives with pain, provide an insightful discussion about what they heard from Canadians during the Task Force’s consultations, the expected impact of their latest report to government, and what the next steps are in the Task Force’s three-year mandate.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2021. The Canadian Pain Task Force: The latest on best practices for better understanding, preventing and managing pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09,

  60. Pain education
    Length 00:31:31

    Rethinking pain: Using movement as an educational tool to manage pain

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    Neil Pearson, a renowned physiotherapist, clinical assistant professor and yoga therapist, talk about how understanding pain in a different way can help improve our process for self-care and managing pain when it persists.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2019. Rethinking pain: Using movement as an educational tool to manage pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/12,

  61. Pain education
    Length 00:53:30

    #ItDoesntHavetoHurt: Can Social Media Help Parents Manage Their Children's Pain?

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    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    Parents are key knowledge users of evidence about children’s pain, and more and more are turning to social media for information about child health. Join us as we chat to Dr. Christine Chambers about pediatric pain, the impact of social media on parents with children in pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2016. #ItDoesntHavetoHurt: Can Social Media Help Parents Manage Their Children's Pain?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  62. Pain education
    Length 00:45:17

    Can Music Therapy Help People in Pain?

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    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    As the music therapist at the Burns, Plastic and Trauma Unit, Gemma Isaac facilitates music therapy programs for patients, their families, and healthcare staff alike.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2015. Can Music Therapy Help People in Pain?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  63. Pain education
    Length 01:30:00

    Pediatric Pain: The Basics

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    Caregiver, Health professional

    This pocket guide is intended for any caregiver caring for a sick or injured child. The reader will find in this guide the recommendations of the Pediadol group to relieve or prevent pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Pédiadol. 2015. Douleur de l’enfant : L’essentiel

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  64. Pain education
    Length 00:34:03

    Targeting central sensitization with nutrition

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    Health professional

    This podcast episode presents expert opinions and innovations on how to target central sensitization through using nutrition and diet and other lifestyle factors.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2020. Targeting central sensitization with nutrition

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  65. Pain education
    Length 00:45:05

    How to Correctly Diagnose and Reverse Fibromyalgia

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    Health professional

    The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called “fibromyalgia”, remains mysterious and confusing. This episode describes how to identify and treat it.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. How to Correctly Diagnose and Reverse Fibromyalgia

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  66. Pain education
    Length 00:21:16

    How to Help Your Patients/Clients Help Themselves

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    Health professional

    Many chronic health conditions including persistent pain can be reversed with effective behavior change strategies. Dr. Janet Bezner discusses the importance of behavior change and why it is important for all practitioners.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. Comment aider vos patients / clients à s'aider eux-mêmes

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  67. Pain education
    Length 00:26:46

    The Healing Chronic Pain Exercise Prescription

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    Health professional

    Debra Atkinson provides tips and a “GPS’ on how to navigate the sea of exercise professionals, credentials and offers advice for those recovering with pain. Exercise and movement is vital when recovering from pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. La prescription d'exercice de guérison de la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  68. Pain education
    Length 00:35:54

    How to Assess and Interview Patients about their Pain Experience

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    Health professional

    Dr. Karen Litzy explains how she interacts with persistent pain patients.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. Comment évaluer et interroger les patients sur leur expérience de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  69. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

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    Health professional

    Exemple de communication entre un thérapeute musculo-squelettique appliquant une éducation aux neurosciences de la douleur avec un patient âgé avec une douleur chronique liée à l'arthrose du genou et une sensibilisation centrale comme principal mécanisme dominant de la douleur.

    Language: French

    Reference: Enrique Lluch Girbés. Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

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