CE for Therapy presently features several major providers of Pain Management Courses for Physical Therapists on the Provider Directory page Link to Comprehensive Provider Directory. Here are the brief descriptions and links to some of our favorites:
Pain Management Courses
Dynamic Principles Link to DP Dynamic Principles provides courses that prepares Physical Therapists and Assistants to meet and exceed the expectations of international standards for clinical practice in the treatment of pain and movement. The live coursework is designed to help participants navigate a contemporary perspective of movement and pain, expand critical thinking skills, develop confidence with uncertainty, and build effective treatment plans for cases that range from simple to complex. Upcoming courses include Pain Science, Movement, and Manual Therapy (PSMMT) – Overview
MPS Therapy combines the principles of acupuncture and modern neurology and uses microcurrent stimulation to soothe and balance and balance the nervous system. The courses that are offered by MPS have been developed and perfected over the past three decades. They provide practitioners with the highest quality in training in microcurrent point stimulation (MPS). More than 30,000 professionals have taken our courses over the years. These courses enable professionals to achieve superior, rapid patient outcomes and to differentiate their practices in competitive markets. The MPS Intro to Pain Management & Scar Release Course, and the MPS Certified Pain Practitioner (CPP) program are described on the Certifications/Techniques page. Link to Physical Therapy Certifications
Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training Link to Blomberg is a primitive reflex integration program devised by Harald Blomberg, MD of Stockholm, Sweden. BRMT offers experiential 2 day courses for assessment and treatment of the root cause of pain and stress. Cognitive, motor, and mental health challenges can also be assessed and treated. Using gentle isometrics and rhythmic exercises, this neurodevelopmental program is easy to implement, and compliments all other therapies. The program can be continued at home for further improvements in developing the vestibular, tactile, visual, and proprioceptive systems and key brain networks.
Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy Link to Bonnie Pruden is a method of relaxing muscle spasm, improving circulation and alleviating pain, that was developed by Bonnie Prudden in 1976. The method emphasizes speedy, cost effective recovery and active patient participation for long-term relief . The success of this method depends on the use of specific corrective exercise for the freed muscles. BPM offers Live introductory workshops, along with multi-level certification programs.
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Egoscue Institute Link to Egoscue Pete Egoscue, an anatomical physiologist since 1978, is the creator of the Egoscue Method for safe, effective, and permanent relief from chronic pain without prescription painkillers or invasive surgery. His exercise therapy program is used for treating chronic musculoskeletal pain attributed to workplace and sports injuries, accidents, and aging. Egoscue University offers Multiple Certifications.
International Spine And Pain Institute Link to ISPI creates and implements cutting edge, high quality and research-based education and resources for physical therapists related to spinal disorders, orthopaedics and neuroscience. ISPI believes in creating a superior education experience. The company accomplishes this by using up-to-date research material and teaching you how to implement it into clinical practice.
Therapy Network Seminars Link to TNS has a principal goal of advancing the knowledge of its customers through educational offerings combining live and interactive educational programs. TNS offers multiple live courses and over 80 on-demand webinars with multiple topics. Topics include Stress, Movement, and Pain: A Systematic Approach, Balance and Falls, Geriatrics, and Hand Therapy. Additional topics include Lower Quadrant Courses, Manual Therapy Courses, Neuro and Orthopedics, Orthotics, and several more.
PTWEBUCATION Link to PTWebucation was founded by Physical Therapists FOR Physical Therapists. The Company has a goal make it easier for you to get your Physical Therapy CEU credits taken care of. One full year of unlimited access from your purchase date to all courses for $99. Online on-demand, Multiple Topics. There are PTWEBUCATION courses on Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis and Scapular Dyskinesis listed on the Certifications/Techniques page. Link to Cert Page
Entropy Physiotherapy Link to Entropy has collected clever speakers from all of over the world, bringing them to locations in Chicago, and more recently to Bellevue, WA , and hosting small classes in a comfortable environment. Entropy offers live courses on multiple topics including World of Hurt, Running Repairs, Dermoneuromodulation, and Pelvic Health for the Non-Pelvic Health Practitioner. There are discounts available for groups, multiple courses, and for PT/PTA students. Also offers Virtual Attendance online options. Additionally, Entropy has formed an online subscription mentorship group to expand knowledge of pelvic health and evidence based practice.
Consultants for the Future offers the online course The Patient In Pain, which presents the physiology of pain perception, the factors of pain reaction, the attitudes toward the patient in pain which may hinder therapy, the effectiveness and limitations of pain medication, and the use of multiple noninvasive and alternative pain therapies. It provides a holistic approach to chronic pain. Link to Course
Integrated Kinetic Neurology is a system born out of an understanding that there is no singular approach to healing the human body. Co-Founders Dr. Kyle Paxton and Dr. Ryan Foley believe that by combining the most cutting edge techniques in the fields of neuroscience and movement, there can be immediate, and long lasting effects such as decreased pain, along with improved performance, function and quality of life offers live and online courses. Course participants will learn hands on techniques including neurolymphatic activation points, and will discover the power of applied neurology and how to harness it to improve pain and build neurological connections by learning neuro-balancing movements to harness specific neurology facilitating change. Additional training is provided for assessment and training of all sensory systems including visual, vestibular and more to create an integrated state.
Pain Management Articles
Here is a collection of relevant articles we have found that provide current information on Pain Management Techniques and Terminology.
Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview. This study identified 15 clinical practice guidelines for the management of low back pain in primary care. Link to Abstract
Pain Neuroscience Education (PNE) – Therapeutic Neuroscience Education (TNE) – Cognitive Functional Therapy (CFT) – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Effect of Intensive Patient Education vs Placebo Patient Education on Outcomes in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain – A Randomized Clinical Trial. Findings : In this randomized clinical trial of 202 adults with acute low back pain from Sydney, Australia, adding intensive patient education to first-line care of patients was no better at improving pain outcomes than a placebo intervention. Link to Article
Pain Neuroscience Education: Dead or Alive? By: Kory Zimney, PT, DPT Link to Article
Pain Neuroscience Education By: Kristen Kwiatowski-Digwood, DPT Link to Article
Cognitive Functional Therapy in patients with Non Specific Chronic Low Back Pain A randomized controlled trial 3-year follow up. – CONCLUSIONS: CFT is more effective at reducing disability, depression/anxiety and pain related fear, but not pain, at 3-year follow-up than MT-EX. Link to Abstract
Change Your Mind-Set, Reduce Your Chronic Pain By: Beth Darnall Link to Article
Pain Management Procedures – How to Bill for Pain: Physical Therapy CPT Codes for Pain Management Procedures By: Steve Goldrick Link to Article
Pain Neuroscience “Communication” vs. Pain Neuroscience Education By: Kory Zimney, PT, DPT Link to Article
CE For Therapy was launched June, 2017, and is scanning for new Pain Management Courses for Physical Therapists continuously. As a result, the Provider Directory page on the website is always as up-to-date as possible. If you are aware of any additional Providers of Pain Management Courses that you think should be included, please contact us.