Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
David Walton, PT, PhD, FCAMPT
David Walton (@uwo_dwalton) completed his BScPT in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in 1999, MSc in Neuroscience in 2001, and PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science from Western in 2010. Following a combined 10 years of clinical practice, he is now Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at Western University…Read full bio
James Elliott, PT, PhD
James (Jim) Elliott (@elliottjim) completed his PhD at the University of Queensland, Australia (UQ) in 2007 and a post-doctoral fellowship (2010) at UQ’s Centre for Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health and the Centre for Advanced Imaging. He is currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Feinberg School of Medicine and the principal…Read full bio
1. Measuring the Immeasurable
Chapter One covers the current models of pain and related disability. The participant will be presented two case studies that will be dissected throughout the chapter.
2. Introducing the Concept of Triangulation
This chapter describes the importance of multiple evaluation procedures. The participant will learn how consistent results from different pieces of evidence are sufficient to identify whether or not that domain is a problem.
3. The Generic ‘Go-To’ Tools that Should be in Everyone’s Toolbox
In Chapter Three Dr. Walton will present his recommendations for the three go-to tools he uses for every patient with pain and describes how they inform my subsequent evaluation.
4. Key clinical Tools for Comprehensive Pain Assessment
In Chapter Four, Mr. Walton will describe key measurement tools that are widely supported in the literature for purposes of quantifying a patient’s position on each of the neuromatrix domains.
5. Informed Treatment Decisions
In the final chapter of the this course, the participant will look at how the different pain profiles might lead to different approaches to treatment.