BS2.08 – Introduction

This class will cover how best to communicate the latest contemporary understanding of what chronic pain is and how it develops. Dr Haavik will clarify what we as chiropractors can and cannot claim to help you thrive in an evidence informed world. We will also cover the key take home messages from the clinical literature on chiropractic and pain – how to communicate what we know from the reserach literature about the benefits of chiropractic care for back pain, neck pain and headaches.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the latest relevant basic science neurophysiology research about pain to patients and other health care providers in easy to understand language
  • Understand the benefits of communicating the latest understanding about the neurophysiology of pain to patients
  • Understand the role of the limbic brain in amplifying and chronification of pain